Twenty migrants are discovered in the back of a lorry arriving at a ferry terminal at North Shields, the Home Office confirms.
The Venerable Christine Hardman is appointed as Bishop of Newcastle to become the Church of England's seventh woman bishop.
NHS England is accused of being out of touch with patients and compromising care after the closure of a GP surgery in Northumberland.
Capturing the moor's sounds, sights, wildlife, people and events.
How the modern-day cafe-goer increasingly has a taste for more unusual fare.
Goalkeeper Tim Krul says Newcastle must improve discipline after two red cards in the first four Premier League games.
Forward Ola Toivonen says he had no hesitation in joining Sunderland despite their struggles in the Premier League.
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