A teenager from Sunderland has flown to Washington DC to call for global leaders to tackle poverty by ensuring that more girls stay in school and are educated.
17-year-old David Crone is a youth representative for a children's charity and he joined Pam and Ian in the studio to talk about what he had been up to.
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A killer couple who stabbed a man to death on Christmas Eve have been given life sentences.
The firm faced exceptional charges linked to the loss-making rail franchise, which saw profits at the company sink last year.
Mother of two Julie Parkin, 39, suffered knife wounds during the attack in Sunderland in the early hours of Tuesday morning.