Saltburn's James Arthur will perform live on The X Factor tonight with hopes of making it through to tomorrow's final. Jahmene Douglas and Chris Mahoney are also competing for a place. One of the final three will leave the programme tonight.
More top news
Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand has been examining the snapshots for Berwick-upon-Tweed, a marginal seat in this year's election.
Blyth Tall Ship has received grant of £777,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to buy and restore a 100 year old wooden tall ship.
There are 37 constituencies in our region - 26 Labour, nine Conservative and two Liberal Democrat - but three of particular interest.