The Discovery School in Newcastle announced earlier this month it was to close ahead of another damning report from the education watchdog.Read the full story ›
Bright and breezy with sunshine and scattered showers, some of these showers briefly heavy and expected to be most frequent over the Pennines.
Maximum temperature 17 °C.
The government is spared a derailment over Brexit - as train services go off the rails in the North.Read the full story ›
Later this month, the East Coast service comes back into public ownership for the 3rd time in a decade, after the failure of the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise.
After a disastrous few weeks on the railways - with thousands of Northern Rail services cancelled - Labour is stepping up its call for the train companies to be nationalised.
Paul Brand and guests Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Con) and Sedgefield Labour MP Phil Wilson consider how the East Coast service should be run:
Around The House is at 10.45pm (Thurs 14 June) on ITV Tyne Tees.