North East ex-soldier to be released after Chennai Six found not guilty, say supporters

The so-called Chennai Six have been found not guilty, according to supporters on a social networking page.

Spectacular meteor shower could be visible in North East skies this weekend.

A meteor shower could be visible from the UK this weekend with dozens of shooting stars streaking across the sky.

Pictures from the counter-terrorism exercise

North East emergency services stage counter-terrorism exercise

A three-day counter-terrorism exercise testing the response of emergency services in England and Scotland to a cross-border incident has begun.

A northern bottlenose whale. Pic: S.Hooker/Sea Watch Foundation.

Watch footage of rare whale spotted off North East coast

A deep-water whale species, which is rarely found in the North Sea, has been filmed by a local fisherman.

Picture issued by Historic England of the Roman Town of Corbridge. Illegal treasure hunters have caused damage to the important site in Hadrian's Wall country.

Illegal treasure hunters damage North East Roman site

Illegal treasure hunters have caused damage at an important site in Hadrian's Wall country.


Skinny dippers bare all at sunrise to raise money for mental health charity Mind

Hundreds of skinny dippers bared all on a North East beach today to raise money for a mental health charity.
Photo issued by the National Trust of a red squirrel in the grounds of Wallington in Northumberland, as they have made a remarkable comeback on the estate after nearly being wiped out

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.

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