The daughter of PC David Rathband has carried the olympic torch blindfolded through the streets of the North East in honour of her late father. He died earlier this year after being shot and blinded in 2010.
More top news
The woman found dead following an alleged murder in Redcar has been named as 66-year-old Barbara Davison.
The number of students achieving top A-levels grades has fallen in the North East.
It's likely to be a buyers' market in the clearing process this summer, due to a drop in the number of 18-year-olds applying for university.