Bearded dragons 'dumped like rubbish' in Lynemouth
The two reptiles were found in a small cardboard box on wasteland.
Melanie Hartshorn returns home after spine operations
Melanie Hartshorn, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, plans to return to university to study teaching.
Sports Direct profits more than halve
Profits at the sportswear retailer plummet 60%, which the company blames on the weaker pound.
Steven Coulter murder: Man charged over Newcastle stab death
Mr Coulter suffered a single stab wound to the chest, police said.
Plans unveiled for £200m Gateshead riverside arts complex
The project, which could open by 2021, will see the closure of the nearby 11,500-seat Newcastle arena
Newcastle mother 'felt sick inside' at adoption data leak
The woman said she called the council 23 times before being able to speak to anyone about the leak.