A legal challenge will be heard this morning at the High Court in London, in the case of a Redcar woman on death row in Indonesia.
Lindsay Sandiford is challenging the British Government's policy of not paying the legal costs of Britons abroad.
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Trips to the hospital could soon become less stressful for young patients in Sunderland after the donation of pain distraction equipment.
The Leader of the Labour Party is in Sunderland, visiting the Nissan plant.
Roker Pier has re-opened to the public after a £850,000 re-surfacing and repair project.