13:42 UK time, Friday, 19 April 2013
UKIP has a record number of candidates in the county council elections but can they upset the established parties?
Police did not properly assess the risk an escaped killer posed to the public, a report by Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) says.
Defender Titus Bramble intimates he will leave Sunderland when his contract expires this summer.
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A67 County Durham - A67 in High Coniscliffe closed in both directions between the Ulnaby Lane junction and the B6275 junction, because of a landslip. Diversion in operation - via B6275, B6279 to Cockerton then B6280 Carmel Road North.
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