Man jailed for Northumbria Police officer bridge assault
A man who assaulted a police officer on a bridge over the A1 on Tyneside is jailed for five years.
Great North Run without sponsor ahead of 2016 event
The Great North Run is without a sponsor less that three months before 50,000 people run the race.
Paul Gascoigne to face trial after denying 'race remark'
Former England football star Paul Gascoigne is to stand trial after denying making a racist remark.
Pat Glass resigns as Labour education shadow secretary
Pat Glass resigns as Labour's education shadow just two days after being appointed.
Concern over rise in violence at Durham's Frankland prison
Bosses at high security Frankland prison are urged to take "prompt action" to tackle a rise in violence between inmates.
Delays ease as A1 sinkhole at Gateshead repaired
A sinkhole which opened up on the A1 on Tyneside and brought delays to tens of thousands of motorists, is repaired, highways officials say.