15:38A debut to remember for Morpeth's Laura Weightman
15:23Give your brain a break from the booze with our New Year quiz
13:53Jermain Defoe's emotional return to Wembley with Bradley Lowery is voted Moment of the Year
14:47Tony Pulis vows to slash Middlesbrough squad '“ and here's why
08:00Sunderland celebrities share their New Year's resolutions for 2018
10:36Smoking puts 100 people a day in North East hospitals, new figures reveal
09:59Don't flood 999 on New Year's Eve, police urge public as officers prepare for busy night
09:50Aiden McGeady on 'one in a million' goal and bouncing back from 'real low'
09:47Appeal for tragic Sunderland dad Jay McLaren raises almost Â£2,000
08:57One taken to hospital after kitchen fire
08:21Anger after North East pantomime featuring Emmerdale star Adam Thomas closes down early without warning
08:41Jeremy Corbyn says he's 'waiting' to create a new future for our 'fantastic country' in New Year message
08:32Weather warning as Storm Dylan hits region
06:49Cat's Eye View: How did promising Sunderland striker Josh Maja perform on his full debut against Nottingham Forest?
08:00Drone footage captures last look at Walkers factory
11:00VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Barnsley