A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in County Durham.
The body of Lesley Caile, 48, was found at a house on North View in Hunwick on Christmas Eve. Forty-six-year-old Peter Edward Yorke has been charged with murder, and is due to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court on Saturday.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead