Women expecting twins or triplets are experiencing poor antenatal care in some areas of England and get the best care in the North East, a report suggests.
Newcastle has the worst record in the Premier League, with 132 orders issued to badly behaved fans as numbers generally fall.
Failures at Sunderland City Council may have contributed to the death of one baby and injury of another, two serious case reviews find.
Actor Bill Murray is the inspiration for an exhibition at the Baltic
Original artworks are being used to support a bid to restore a derelict coastal lido to its former glory
National League Gateshead appoint former FC Halifax Town boss Neil Aspin as their new manager on an 18-month contract.
Team news as Sale Sharks host Newcastle in Saturday's Aviva Premiership match at the AJ Bell Stadium (14:30 GMT).
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