14:37 UK time, Friday, 14 June 2013
While other parties struggle, UKIP has seen membership surge, so what's attracting to people to a party with no MPs?
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering a father of three killed in a Hartlepool house fire is released without charge.
Conservationists fear a colony of endangered sea birds on the North East coast could be wiped out after eggs from breeding pairs are stolen.
A County Durham museum is to hire security staff and close its gates overnight in a bid to tackle anti social behaviour in its grounds.
Harry Redknapp's QPR kick off their Championship season at home to Sheffield Wednesday, while Wigan travel to Barnsley.
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