Plastic £5 notes preview for MetroCentre shoppers
Shoppers on Tyneside are given a sneak preview of the new plastic £5 note before it comes into circulation.
Dangerous driver jailed for Sheffield death crash
A man is jailed for nine years after pleading guilty to causing the deaths of two men by dangerous driving.
Durham Loveshack death victim was 'devoted granddad'
A man who died after a disturbance at a nightclub is described as a "devoted" and "hard-working" granddad.
One dead as crash leaves car on roof on Gateshead roundabout
A 17-year-old boy dies and two people are injured in a crash that left a car on its roof.
Kielder and Borders 'preferred site' for lynx reintroduction
Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are chosen as the preferred site for a project to reintroduce lynx to the UK.
Durham Cathedral Lego model's final brick added
The final brick of Lego is added to a model replica of Durham Cathedral, three years after work on it started.