People from across the region paused to remember fallen soldiers at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month.
Darlington FC's former stadium could become a new rugby ground
A change to policing: PCC elections explained
Durham Cathedral and Castle has been given a top international lighting award.
The venues new energy efficient floodlights, which are managed by Durham County Council, were shortlisted in the top three at the prestigious Auroralia Awards, a scheme recognising sustainable lighting.
The floodlights have flexible control systems which enable the light intensity to be varied. On and off times can also be altered to respond to changing circumstances and for special events.
DJ Fatboy Slim is on Teesside today to launch more opportunities for overseas volunteering placements for young people through the International Citizen Service programme.
The programme - which is Government funded - creates opportunities through Coaching for Hope, a charity that uses football to help create better futures for young people in West and Southern Africa.
Norman Cook is the Coaching for Hope patron.
Prime Minister David Cameron is questioned by ITV Tyne tees reporter Kenny Toal.
While visiting a tea factory in Stockton, Prime Minister David Cameron said the City Deal announcement was a good blend.
He said: "It's a good blend because it blends what Central Government can do and what local authorities can do and what the business led local enterprise partnerships can do.
"So it brings everyone together. It means more jobs, it means more help for businesses - particularly small businesses - and I'm particularly enthusiastic about unlocking £28m investment into using the waste heat from industry to heat homes and businesses and other premises.
"This will potentially cut their bills making use of that waste heat.
A couple of Chester-le-Street won more than £1m on the Lottery.
David Younger and wife Elizabeth won £1,514,204 share of the jackpot using the numbers David had been using since he started playing 20 years ago.
The winning ticket was bought from Costcutter in Garden Farm, Chester-le-Street. The winning numbers (from Wednesday December 4) were 6, 12, 16, 18, 21, 29 and the bonus ball was 26.
New figures published today show that visits to cultural centres, including museums and galleries, are increasing in the North East.
The Government’s Taking Part survey measures cultural participation across the UK.
In the North East, the number of adults actively engaging in the arts has risen from 70.2% to 75.6% since 2005/06.
Police say at one point, six buildings were on fire and that they are treating the fire as suspicious.
A firefighter, who was helping with the six-building fire in Stanley, has been taken to hospital with leg injuries.
As part of his North East visit, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, spoke to factory workers at Tetley GB Ltd.
Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service has issued this statement as officers appeal for information about the suspicious fire in Stanley.
– DI Gavin Heckles
“We would especially like to speak to any delivery drivers or people on their way to work at this time in the morning who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area to the rear of Front Street down to the bus station. This is the second large fire in Stanley in a matter of weeks but I would like to reassure the community that there is no link between them and the first fire at the Elite buildings in November was non-suspicious."