Jacqui Cheer has been formally appointed as the new Chief Constable of Cleveland Police.
The new boss had held the post temporarily since 2011 when the force sacked its former Chief Constable Sean Price following a disciplinary hearing.
Cleveland's Police Commissioner confirmed her position today - watch the lunchtime update on that story below.
More top news
Sam Lavery, 17, from Coxhoe will compete in the third week of The X Factor competition this weekend, and it's Diva Week.
Campaigners have chained themselves to railings in Gateshead this morning, to protest against benefit sanctions.
A section of Hadrian's wall and four other conservation areas have been added to Historic England's 'Heritage at Risk Register'