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.
You can watch the full video below.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead