Newcastle bids to host 2018 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals
The city of Newcastle is bidding to host the final of both the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in 2018.
Durham families sought after DLI graffiti found
Families of Durham Light Infantry soldiers are being sought after wartime graffiti is discovered in Northern France.
Last winter's flooding 'most extreme on record' in UK
Flooding across parts of the UK last winter was the most extreme on record, experts say.
Parents in north of England should be more pushy, says children's tsar
Parents in the north should learn from pushy southern counterparts, says England's children's tsar.
Sunderland Empire Theatre's Terpsichore statue restored
A statue which stood on the dome of Sunderland Empire theatre and toppled over on to its side during high winds is reinstalled.
First Bishop of Berwick for 444 years inaugurated
A new Bishop of Berwick has been inaugurated for the first time in 444 years.