Failures at Sunderland City Council may have contributed to the death of one baby and injury of another, two serious case reviews find.
Two violent prisoners who escaped from a jail in South Yorkshire are believed to have returned to Tyneside, say police.
A little non-league football club in Northumberland will receive a £100,000 share of the transfer fee for a former player.
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
Newcastle Thunder sign former Castleford Tigers centre Josh Atkinson for the 2016 League One season.
The number of football banning orders issued to badly behaved fans has fallen for the fourth consecutive year, official figures reveal.
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