In relation to the body of a woman which was recovered from the River Tees at lunchtime today, police are not treating her death as suspicious.
We are still awaiting formal identification to be carried out.
More top news
Davey Hopper's funeral was held at the Miners' Association building today where he'd been secretary for over 30 years.
Aviation minister Lord Ahmad will examine the way alcohol is sold at airports amid a spate of drunken incidents on planes
Plans for a new £20 million laboratory on Newcastle Science Central have been approved.