The funeral of a soldier from Washington, in Tyne and Wear, has taken place this morning.
Sapper Richard Walker was killed when an Afghan soldier opened fire at an army base.
Sapper Walker's Commanding Officer said that he was an outstanding soldier and devoted father.
More top news
A North Yorkshire reserve has welcomed a third new rhino.
A programme which helps young people in the North East improve their employability skills has earned local students a major award.
Twitter's biggest global trends of 2016 have revealed social media's obsession with the Olympics, politics and Pokemon Go.