'I spend £400 on each of my five kids'
People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.
Hundreds join first Gateshead and Newcastle Elf walk
The charity walk was raising money for research into Alzheimer's disease.
New lane on Newcastle A1 upgrade announced
A third lane will be added to a five-mile stretch of the A1 near Newcastle starting in March 2020.
Shiney Row burning car death: Two deny murder
The body of Quyen Ngoc Nguyen was discovered by firefighters in the burning vehicle.
Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City
Leicester claim a third straight Premier League win as Ayoze Perez's own goal gives them victory at Newcastle.
Wolves 0-0 Sunderland
Championship leaders Wolves are held to a goalless draw by 10-man Sunderland, who have midfielder Lee Cattermole sent off.