First seal pups of year spotted on the Farne Islands

The first seal pups of the year have been spotted by National Trust rangers on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast.
Steven McCarthy thought he was meeting a 13-year-old girl at Alnwick bus station.

Dark Justice snared internet pervert who thought he was meeting girl, 13, for sex

An internet pervert who turned up to meet a 13-year-old girl he had chatted to online found himself confronted by paedophile hunters.


Fish pass helps thousands of salmon and sea trout head up the Tyne to spawn

Thousands of salmon have been helped by a new fish pass as they make their way up the River Tyne in a once-in-a-lifetime journey to spawn.

The A19 at Northallerton. Pic: Google

A19 reopens while part of the A1 remains closed following day of carnage on North East roads

Serious crashes have wreaked havoc on North East roads today - and the A19 has reopened while part of the A1 remains blocked
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Scenic Druridge Bay beach

10 things university students should tick off while in the North East

Thousands of students are arriving in the North East for the first time for the start of freshers’ weeks at the region’s universities.

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Danger driver fled police on three wheels for 10 miles before smashing into a wall

A man who drove for 10 miles on three wheels with sparks and debris flying off his car as police pursued him has been jailed.

A Newcastle to Carlise train.

Man arrested after schoolgirl's groin groped on North East train

A man has been arrested after a 14-year-old girl was inappropriately touched on a train.
Mark Wahlberg (left) and director Michael Bay (centre) during filming for the new film Transformers: The Last Knight filming, at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Mark Wahlberg spotted filming for Transformers: The Last Knight in North East town

Explosions and Hollywood stars descended on historic North East town as the set from the new Transformers movie arrived in the region.

People are being recruited to take part in the North East Skinny Dip.

Will you be too chicken to take on the North East Skinny Dip challenge?

Skinny dippers hope to break their own record as they round up adventure seekers to make the dash into the North Sea once again.

One person has died in the crash, Northumbria Police have confirmed.

One dead and nine injured after serious collision on A69 in Northumberland

Four vehicles have been involved in a crash between Haydon Bridge and Bardon Mill.

Police have named a soldier who died in a live firing exercise at Otterburn as 24-year-old Conor McPherson. Pic: MoD

Police name soldier who died in North East live fire exercise

Police have named a soldier who died after being shot in a live firing exercise in Northumberland.

The soldier died in a live-firing exercise at Otterburn Training Area. Pic: MoD.

Soldier dies during live-firing exercise in Northumberland

A soldier has died while taking part in a night live-firing exercise, the Armed Forces Minister has said.
Northumbria Police headquarters in Ponteland

New figures show 104 alleged sexual offences in four years at Tyne and Wear schools

Reports of sexual offences at Tyne and Wear schools are revealed in figures obtained by global children’s charity Plan International UK.

One of the horses died from its injuries.

Horse dead after 'cruel attack' - police investigation launched

One horse has died and another is seriously injured after a stabbing attack in Northumberland.

Back L-R: TWFRS Chief Fire Officer Tom Capeling, Northumbria Police Chief Constable Steve Ashman, NFRS Chief Fire Officer Alex Bennett
Front L-R: TWFRA Chair Tom Wright, Northumbria PCC Vera Baird, Northumberland County Council Deputy Leader Dave Ledger

Emergency services sign new collaboration agreement

Emergency services have joined forces in a pledge to work even closer together for the benefit of the public.

A polling station on Holy Island.

Northumberland votes Leave as Brexit victory is confirmed

Voters in Nothumberland have come out in support of Vote Leave.

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An Arctic tern fitted with a geolocator, enabling its progress to be tracked by scientists at Newcastle University. Pic: PA.

Revealed: Seabird's amazing 60,000-mile migration between North East and Antarctica

A tiny seabird has made the longest ever known annual migration, which saw it fly almost 60,000 miles, from the North East to Antarctica and back.

Taken from a video, a partial view of a British submarine downed off Sardinia during World War II. An Italian diver claims to have located the long-lost wreck of the British submarine HMS P311 that was downed off Sardinia during World War II. Diver Massimo Bondone told the La Nuova Sardegna daily that he found the P311 at a depth of 80 meters (262 feet) off the isle of Tavolara during a dive last weekend. (Massimo Bondone via AP)

Nine shipwrecks from World Wars One and Two off the North East coast

Lying silent beneath the waves, wrecks from the First and Second World Wars remain as unseen monuments to those who sailed the deadly seas during the conflicts.
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Rail delays after person hit by train on East Coast Mainline

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays after a person was hit by a train.
Dog tied up in the children's play park after attacking a number of children. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Woman denies being owner of dog dangerously out of control after 12 attacked at play park

A woman has denied being the owner of a dog dangerously out of control after 12 people were attacked in a play park.
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