One of the architects of the powerhouse project, Lord O'Neill, has resigned from the Government and quit the Tory benches.Read the full story ›
Durham University has been named the top university in the Northeast by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017Read the full story ›
On June 23 the country went to the polls to take part in the EU Referendum.
By the morning the political landscape had completely changed with 51.9% of voters opting for Brexit.
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As Autumn approaches, Nexus say they're investing in new technology to tackle leaves on the metro lines.Read the full story ›
The Times Higher Education rankings have been revealedRead the full story ›
Police are appealing for help to trace missing 38-year-old Richard Carling who was last seen at an address on Strauss Road, South Bank, Middlesbrough at around 5pm on September 19.
Richard is described as white, around 6ft tall, of slim build and he was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with NY on the front, a blue Kappa jacket, black tracksuit bottoms and blue trainers.
It is believed he may have travelled out of the area, possibly to the Avon and Somerset areas.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.
NHS figures suggest more than 60% of people in Sunderland, parts of County Durham, and Northumberland are living with high blood pressure.Read the full story ›
Bosses are missing out on talented staff because of negative attitudes towards people with tattoosRead the full story ›
Laurence Whiteley has said his hero's welcome made it all worthwhile as he touched down back in the region with his gold medal.Read the full story ›