Red squirrels return to North East visitor attraction after near-extinction through deadly virus

Red squirrels have made a remarkable comeback on an estate after nearly being wiped out by their grey cousins.

A genuine Norman Cornish painting

'Pitmen Painters' conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

A jailed conman who pocketed over £30,000 by selling forgeries and fakes of renowned painter Norman Cornish's work has been ordered to pay back just £1.

Sunderland man was found badly injured in shallow grave: South Shields murder accused appear in court

Two people have appeared in court after the death of a man who was found badly injured in a shallow grave.

Review: Jess Glynne, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

As backdrops to gigs go they don't get much better than the striking Alnwick Castle.
The scene at Whitby Fish Market where two men were found dead aboard the Eshcol

Boat owner jailed after North East fishermen died from carbon monoxide poisoning

The owner of a boat on which two fishermen died of carbon monoxide poisoning has been jailed for 15 months.

Huey Morgan

Win: Two pairs of Lindisfarne Festival tickets worth £170 each

Preparations are well under way for next month’s Lindisfarne Festival - and you could be there for free.

Jess Glynne, singer

Jess Glynne on open air North East gig + Win tickets

Jess Glynne says there’s no place she’d rather be this summer than at Alnwick Castle.

Smoove and Turrell

Preparations heating up for North East Chilli Festival

Final preparations are hotting up for next weekend’s North East Chilli Fest.

Eating Out
Jerome Flynn, left, and Robson Green celebrating their No 1 hit Unchained Melody. Pic: PA.

Princess Diana was huge Robson & Jerome fan, says Geordie actor

Actor Robson Green said the late Diana, Princess of Wales, was a fan of his former musical duo Robson and Jerome.

Ellen Mundell.

Police find body in search for missing North East woman

Police searching for a missing North East woman have found a body.

Seahouses lifeboat was involved in the search for the diver.

Tragic diver's partner faced agonising wait for news

The partner of a woman who died in a diving tragedy faced an agonising wait for news as rescuers searched for her, it has been revealed.
The Coastguard helicopter.

Search for diver missing off North East coast ends in tragedy

A search by Coastguards for a diver who had gone missing off the North East coast ended in tragedy today.
Pet Shop Boys were due to perform

Festival billed as ‘Glastonbury of the North’ is cancelled

A North East festival billed as the ‘Glastonbury of the North’ has been scrapped.

Police want to find out how a woman came to be injured beside the A69.

Police probe mystery after woman found badly injured by roadside

Police are asking the public to help them find how a woman came to be found injured at the side of a busy North East road.

Mutasa carried out physical and sexual assaults on staff and fellow passengers as the train headed north.

Drunken bodybuilder jailed for attacking five staff and passengers on train

A "man mountain" has been put behind bars for attacks on five passengers and staff during a drunken rampage on a train.
Slaley Hall, near Hexham, Northumberland

REVIEW + WIN: Dinner and overnight stay at Slaley Hall, Northumberland

Settings don’t get much more picturesque than the grand grounds of Slaley Hall.

The road to Alnmouth Station.

Delays on East Coast mainline after person is hit by train

The East Coast mainline is blocked after a person was struck by a train in Northumberland.

Plenty of Fish conman left doctor penniless and heartbroken

An "extremely dangerous" conman who left his doctor lover penniless in a cruel lonely hearts fraud may have to pay back just £1.
The North East Skinny Dip has helped raise cash for charities.

Do you have the naked ambition to take part in the North East Skinny Dip?

Are you daring enough to bare all and join in the North East Skinny Dip?

The Fratellis

The Fratellis to headline North East music festival

The Fratellis will headline this year’s Lindisfarne Festival.

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