Margaret Smith lost five sons in World War I before the Queen stepped in to have her sixth boy brought home to County Durham.Read the full story ›
Our correspondent Rachel Bullock has been to meet a film maker from North Yorkshire who was in New York on 9/11Read the full story ›
Twitter users are stunned at the 'rare vacancy' for a Trainee Tea Buyer for Yorkshire Tea.Read the full story ›
One hundred years after a soldier's heroism in The First World War, a special stone was unveiled in his memory. Private William Short, from Middlesbrough, received the Victoria Cross for his efforts during The Battle of the Somme.
A First World War hero, from Middlesbrough, was remembered at a ceremony today to mark 100 years since his acts of bravery. Private William Short continued to help fellow soldiers, during The Battle of the Somme, despite being badly wounded, and later dying of his injuries. Members of the military were among those to pay tribute as a stone was unveiled at Eston Cemetery:
Only two councils in the North East resettled Syria refugees between October and March according to government figuresRead the full story ›
Good Morning Britain star Ben Shephard is taking on 210-mile challenge to raise money for the Children's Heart Unit Fund in NewcastleRead the full story ›
Middlesbrough's Jade Jones and Gateshead's Stephen Miller are among the athletes selected to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today announced that 41 athletes have been added to the line-up for track and field in Rio as a number of Paralympic, World and European medallists were selected to ParalympicsGB.
Today’s announcement takes the number of selected athletes to 256 from 19 sports.
IM GOING TO RIO I'm so pleased to have been selected to represent GB in my second Paralympics https://t.co/lkAWjeGMyT
The father of the two-year-old girl taken from Primark has spoken exclusively to Good Morning Britain about the kidnappingRead the full story ›
Blue House and Haddricks Mill roundabouts will both be made safer say Newcastle City Council after unveiling £20m revamp plansRead the full story ›