Freestyle swimmer Jo Jackson, from Northallerton, speaks about Team GB's kit unveiling at the Tower of London.
More top news
Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has been honoured as the North East Personality of the Year at an annual awards dinner.
North East Labour MPs have been reacting to the news that seven Labour MPs have resigned to form their own political group.
Residents have called on authorities to excavate an historic landfill site which is leaking waste onto Lynemouth Beach and into the sea.