A 45-year-old man is in custody after police raided a house in Seaham in County Durham following a double shooting in Manchester. The man is being questioned in connection to the deaths of Bob and Patricia Seddon at a house in Sale, Greater Manchester.
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A look ahead at a lively start to the weekend
2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.