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.
Why do mobile phones still work in prison despite technology and laws to stop them?
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester United.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United.
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