EU referendum: 'Let down' North East votes Leave
Voters in the North East supported Brexit because they felt "let down by the government".
Bamburgh skeletons are reinterred after almost 1,400 years
More than 100 skeletons unearthed near a Northumberland castle are laid to rest almost 1,400 years after they died.
Highs being sold despite ban, Newcastle charity says
Users are still getting hold of the drugs once known as legal highs despite them being banned, a charity claims.
McDonald's drops appeal over Kenton restaurant decision
Fast-food chain McDonald's drops its appeal against a decision to reject plans for a new restaurant in Newcastle.
Mike Ashley to pay SFA and Dave King costs after failed court challenge
Mike Ashley will have to pay the legal costs of Rangers chairman Dave King and the Scottish Football Association (SFA) after abandoning a legal challenge.
Dog theft reports rise 22% in two years in England and Wales
More than 5,000 dogs were reported stolen to police forces in England and Wales since the start of 2013, a BBC investigation finds.