Two people were arrested on suspicion of arson and released on police bail, after a fire destroyed a house in Darlington. Fire crews were called to the house on Aldborough Walk just after 4:30pm on Saturday 21st June.
More top news
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.
The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.
A judge said adoption would give the baby the "best prospect" of growing up in a "safe and secure" way.