An £82m factory for manufacturing high-speed Intercity trains is officially opened in County Durham.
Large-scale government capital spending of up to £50bn is needed to close the economic gap between the North and the South, a think tank believes.
A driver leaves a crash uninjured after losing control of his car and overturning on the A66.
From Scrabble to shin-kicking, meet England's lesser-known world champions.
Middlesbrough man reveals how he lost a small fortune on betting machines.
Listen to Radio 5 live sports extra and local radio commentary from day three of the latest round of County Championship matches.
Middlesbrough have signed Uruguayan winger Carlos de Pena from Nacional.
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