Unemployment in the North East has risen in the three months to April.
145,000 people were out of work in the region between February and April, up by 8,000. 11.3 per cent of the workforce are unemployed.
Nationally, the jobless total *dropped *by 51,000 to 2.61 million.
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.