Jarrow born Josef Craig has spoken of his delight after winning a second gold medal at he IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal. He scooped victory in the S7 100 metres freestyle. The 16 year old held off Australia's Matthew Levy in the 100 metres last night, winning by 0.15 seconds.
It's the latest win in a sensational week for the outstanding athlete who also won gold in Monday's S7 400m freestyle, breaking his own world record by nearly two seconds. Craig won a silver medal in the S7 50m freestyle on Wednesday.
Josef shot to international fame after becoming Britain's youngest Paralympic gold medallist at the 2012 Games in London.
More top news
A grieving mother from County Durham is warning that a single punch can kill. Maxine Thompson's son Kristian died after being punched.
A man from Middlesbrough has absconded from prison.
The future of the Quaylink bus service has been secured by the region’s largest bus company following withdrawals in council funding.