A reminder of the steps you should take to protect yourself and your property when there is a risk of flooding.
Six people have been airlifted to hospital after a fire broke out on board a North Sea ferry bound for Amsterdam.
Family flowers laid near A19 for Rania Alayed
Teesside University has paid tribute to their student Matthew Jordan, whose body was found in Lake Windermere on April 15.
It says whole university community is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of the school of social sciences & law student, who went missing on March 27.
Dr Mark Simpson, Dean of the School of Social Sciences & Law, said:
"Matthew came to us from sixth form having made a firm decision to study criminology, as his ambition was to be a member of the police force.
"He was well liked and was described by tutors as being extremely mature in his approach and popular in the group.
"Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with his family and friends at this tragic time and we want to extend that support to students and the wider university community."
Visit England CEO, James Berresford, says we need visitors to get out and about spending money to help support the local economy.
Police in North Yorkshire say they have found a body in the River Ouse on Thursday morning.
The identity of the male is yet unconfirmed, but the family of missing soldier, Tyler Pearson, have been informed.
Police were called to the Miss Scarborough beauty contest after a fight broke out when supporters of one of the contestants claimed the competition was a fix.
Security were kicked, punched and attacked with handbags by a section of the audience when their favourite contestant was eliminated, according to reports.
Some of the horrified young women were said to have wept as glasses flew through the air, and pensioners among the supporters were knocked to the ground in the scrap.
According to the Scarborough News, security stepped in when supporters of one contestant were asked to stop booing.
There were chants of "fix" from a section of the audience at the Flower of May holiday park in Lebberston, according to the Yorkshire Post.
Organiser of the pageant Diane Yalezo declined to comment about the trouble on Saturday night.
But earlier she said she had picked One Moment In Time as the walk-on music for the winner, 18-year-old Jess Gale.
Ms Yalezo told the Yorkshire Post: "Jess should have been able to walk on to that stage and have that one moment but it was totally ruined by that one family."
The Miss Scarborough winner will go on to the Miss England finals in Torquay on June 16.
Money was raised on the night for Martin House Children's Hospice.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called at around 11.45pm on Saturday April12 to the Flower of May holiday park, Lebberston, following reports of a disturbance.
"When officers arrived at around 11.50pm, the situation had calmed down.
"Police have not received any complaints and no one has been arrested in connection with the incident."
A disability sport organisation started by Paralympian Stephen Miller is to receive more than £165 from Sport England’s Inclusive Sport fund.
SMILE (Stephen Miller Inspiring Learning and Enjoyment) Through Sport is one of 44 projects sharing £8 million of National Lottery investment.
The coroner in Newcastle is to visit the family of a woman who died in the River Tyne.
Police recovered her body from the river near the Redheugh Bridge on Tuesday after reports that someone had fallen in.
She has not yet been formally identified.
Police are appealing for information after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted in Newcastle.
It happened on Percy Street on Tuesday evening.
A youth got out of a Range Rover and hit the boy with a wooden bat.
He is described as 5ft 11ins tall, 17-years-old and of skinny build with short blonde hair.
Today is set to be the busiest day on the roads so far this year as people get away for Easter.
With more than 15 million cars on the move, drivers are being urged to consider delaying their journey until the afternoon of Good Friday, when traffic is expected to be relatively quiet.
The number of homes being repossessed in the North East of England has fallen over the last two years, according to research carried out by a firm of chartered surveyors. However, the region still has one of the highest rates in the UK.
Rather cloudy on Thursday with a little light rain possible, which should clear by the afternoon. Brightening later with a noticeable breeze.
Clear spells Thursday night give a frost risk. Maximum temperature 13 °C.