A former police officer has been told he will receive £800,000 in compensation for being wrongly prosecuted and sent to prison by his colleagues.
Sultan Alam was convicted of handling stolen goods in 1996 as part of a malicious prosecution by Cleveland Police. He was cleared by the Court of Appeal in 2007.
The force admitted liability after it was sued by Mr Alam. He said after today's hearing at Leeds County Court that his legal battle was "never about the money".
More top news
Three centuries ago the industrial development on the Wear helped to shape the area. 300 years on it's still influencing the city it serves.
Four people have been arrested at Kirby Misperton following anti-fracking protests.
South Tees Development Corporation land is understood to be one of the sites where INEOS Automotive could build its first car.