Terminally ill Bradley Lowery to be England mascot
The news comes as the family of the five-year-old revealed he had a new tumour.
Bird flu confirmed in Haltwhistle chicken flock
A protection zone is put in place after avian flu breaks out among 35 birds in Northumberland.
Leazes Park vandal attack 'heartbreaking'
Police investigate after Victorian balustrades are smashed and the bandstand damaged.
Tyneside pair jailed over £4m drug plot
Neil Acourt was described as the "man at the top" of a scheme moving cannabis to the North East.
Alnwick Garden's £8.5m council loan suspended
Critics ask why the Duke of Northumberland's estate cannot pay for a new play area.
Helen Bailey murderer Ian Stewart jailed for 34 years
Ian Stewart, who has been jailed for 34 years, is described as "a real danger to women" by a judge.