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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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.