A Washington church was filled with mourners who gathered to remember Sapper Richard Walker. The soldier was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month. At least one hundred people attended his funeral at Our Lady Blessed Immaculate church.
More top news
Stephen Unwin and William McFall were handed whole life sentences for the brutal murder of 28-year-old Quyen Ngoc Nguyen last August.
Part of the eastbound carriageway in Middlesbrough was closed for several hours and will be reduced to one lane in the coming days.
Three horses have died in separate incidents at Hexham racecourse. The British Horseracing Authority has said it is investigating.