Emma brings you Saturday's forecast
Misty start around the coast. Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected through Middlesborough, Cleveland and Redcar later on Saturday
A Yellow "Be Aware" Warning of Rain has been issued for Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland. 20-30mm rain possible in an hour in these areas
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.
Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious after 9:45pm, when her family dropped her off at home.
Burnley are understood to have agreed a deal with Middlesbrough to sign striker Lukas Jutkiewicz.
The 25-year-old, who joined Boro in January 2012, spent the second-half of last season on loan at Bolton.
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.
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
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.