ITV Tyne Tees had exclusive access to Danika Cross' transplant journey every step of the way, including the operation. This is her story.
Sam Uddin, from Middlesbrough, died at the scene. His family have described him as a “much-loved son and brother, who will be sadly missed.”
More than 2,000 athletes are expected to compete in the games over the next week.
It is 24 years since the UK last hosted the games.
A 17-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has today been charged with murder, possession of an offensive weapon and theft.
The North East is counting the cost after the weekend's bad weather.
Emma brings you Sunday night's forecast
Emma brings you Saturday night's forecast
Low pressure brings an unsettled few days.
Animal welfare charity PDSA is running its first mobile event aimed solely at cats in Middlesbrough this month.
The Met Office have issued several warnings ahead of an unsettled end to the week.