Former Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson "abused his revered position in society" when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan, a jury has heard.
A Tyneside tourist attraction based on the life of the Venerable Bede closes due to a lack of funds.
The North East bucks national trend for people living longer in older age, a report from Public Health England says.
Take to the skies for a spectacular bird's eye view of Tyneside's waterways.
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Newcastle Falcons move off the bottom of the Premiership table with victory over a below-par Leicester Tigers.
Adam Johnson is sacked by Sunderland after pleading guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one charge of grooming.
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