The future of children's heart surgery in the North East is being discussed again today as campaigners trying to save the unit at Leeds spend a second day at the High Court calling for a judicial review.
The NHS decided last year that the Freeman hospital in Newcastle should become a centre of excellence for the North and that services should be taken away from the unit in Leeds.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region
Northumbria police force is facing allegations of fostering a culture of "sexism" by a former employee.
A thief who stole his dying sister's life savings and left her children with no inheritance has walked free from court.