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Police treat death of woman in house fire as suspicious

Cleveland Police believe the death of a woman in a house fire in Middlesbrough may have been suspicious.

Theresa Ryan, 50, died in the fire on Warton Street in North Ormesby on Wednesday.

Theresa Ryan died in the fire on Wednesday 9th July

Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious after 9:45pm, when her family dropped her off at home.


It all adds up: meet the 11 year old maths masters

And from student engineers to 11-year-old mathematicians - and a national maths challenge.

Hundreds of teams from Primary schools across the country enter the 'Maths in Motion' competition every year.

This year, pupils from St Joseph's Primary in Billingham came out top. But that is not for the first time - this is the third year in a row.

Jonny Blair reports.


Lib Dem President sad to see "good friend" Swales go

The President of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, has posted on Twitter that he is sad to see his "good friend" Ian Swales, MP for Redcar, is standing down at the next General Election.

Swales announced he is standing down in 2015 after just one term in office.


Sad to hear that my good friend @iswales is standing down in 2015. He should be proud of his record & his key role in saving the steel works

Durham Cathedral Lego project turns one

80,000 bricks have been built in the replica so far

A charity project to build a replica of Durham Cathedral from Lego is celebrating its first birthday.

The model consists of 80,000 bricks so far, but is less than a quarter complete.

As part of the celebrations, the North East Autism Society is helping cathedral volunteers to build the Lego high altar.

Donors have to pay £1 to lay a brick, with the money raised being used to improve access to the real cathedral.

Durham Cathedral Lego project celebrates its first birthday
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