Tyne Tees Corbridge

£30,000 painting fraudster ordered to pay back just £1

Richard Pearson, from Sunderland, flooded the art world with paintings and drawings purported to be by "pitman painter" Norman Cornish.

Work begins on Corbridge flood defence scheme

Northumberland County Council has started work on new flood prevention measures for Corbridge after the impact of Storm Desmond.

Just how bad was Storm Desmond?

A year on, we look back on the Storm which saw the highest river levels on the River Tyne since the great flood of 1771