The celebrated author Dr Bill Bryson OBE has been in the region as Durham University honoured him as part of a naming ceremony. The author officially renamed the University's library.
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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.