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31 January 2015 Last updated at 08:57

Attack victim appeal raises £56kAlan Barnes

Well-wishers donate more than £56,000 to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.


A TaserTasers 'needed for all police'

All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.

Boy holding his head in his hands'Skype plan' for mental health care

A health trust's proposal to treat patients with depression by using "staff from lower wage countries" via Skype is criticised.

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