The family of a man from Durham who died in France say they were 'astounded' to be refused information about his case, because it could damage relations between Britain and France.
The Foreign Office won't disclose some correspondence about the death of 31 year old Andrew Watt.
More top news
Inspectors say they have concerns after a surprise inspection of HMP Northumberland highlight series of problems
The Rugby World Cup will arrive in the North East in a matter of months. Today we are asking - where were you when England won it in 2003?
A Sunderland teenager who mocked those killed in the Glasgow bin lorry crash has been given a caution by police.