Work begins on a new footbridge spanning more than 60m (197ft) over the A1 at Gateshead.
A public address system is introduced at a hospital trust to try and stop smokers lighting up in the grounds of its buildings.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says his side's 2-1 victory over Manchester United is a "big statement" in their bid to avoid relegation
Take to the skies for a spectacular bird's eye view of Tyneside's waterways.
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Sunderland boost their Premier League survival hopes with a deserved victory over an uninspired Manchester United.
Newcastle drop into the relegation zone on goal difference after three early goals set Chelsea on their way to an easy win.
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