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
A man has been treated in hospital after being attacked with a suspected samurai sword in Washington. He was taken to hospital with minor injuries at about midday this afternoon.
Another man aged 26 has been arrested in connection with the attack and remains in police custody.
Mobile footage courtesy of Incidents of Teesside
Nearly 30 firefighters battled on Sunday to put out a fire at Hartlepool's Snooker Centre.
Nobody has been hurt, but the insides of four businesses were destroyed.
Roads nearby have been closed, and the building may now be demolished.
Four businesses were affected by a fire at the Hartlepool Snooker Centre overnight.
Aaron Norris & Joe Ingham, owners of Fix 'n Go, said they had lost everything.
A fire has destroyed the premises of four businesses in the centre of Hartlepool, including the town's popular snooker centre. This was how it looked in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Video courtesy of Stephen Pickton.
A 34-year-old woman is being questioned over the death of a 36-year-old man in Newcastle. He was found with serious injuries at an address in Lemington, and taken to hospital, where he later died.
Firefighters are investigating the damage caused to Hartlepool Pool and Snooker Centre, which was partly destroyed by fire overnight. Fire crews have been on the scene since about 3:30am, when the fire broke out.
The roof of a pool and snooker club in Hartlepool was almost completely destroyed by a fire, which happened early on Sunday morning. The two-storey building, on Green Street, was on fire for several hours.