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Fund-raising bid brings star quality to observatory

Stargazers will be able to peer into the universe from a state-of-the-art observatory which is to be built after a £200,000-plus fund-raising effort.

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Family in tribute to 'loving father' killed in Borders crash

A "loving father" who died in a road crash at the weekend has been named by police.

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Harry to join Olympic duo to put marathon runners through their paces

Prince Harry will team up with Steve Cram and Jonathan Edwards as they train runners taking part in the London Marathon for mental health charity Heads Together.

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Queen of the jungle Scarlett Moffatt 'gutted' at family's Gogglebox axe

Former Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt has said she is "gutted" her family will not appear on the next series of the Channel 4 show.

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Dulux owner AkzoNobel to build innovation hub near Gateshead

Dulux paint maker AkzoNobel has announced plans to build a 12.6 million euro (£10.7 million) innovation hub near Gateshead, safeguarding 270 jobs.

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Police hunt vandals who desecrated graves at South Tyneside cemetery

Police are hunting for vandals who are reported to have desecrated dozens of graves at a cemetery.

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House sellers warned punchy pricing raises risk of homes seen as poorer value

House sellers are being warned of the risks of punchy pricing, as figures show a "surprisingly modest" increase in the price tags of homes coming to market in February.

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Maximum jail term for animal cruelty should rise to five years, charity says

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Study warns over imbalance of infrastructure investment

The imbalance in transport infrastructure investment between London and the rest of England is "set to get even worse", a study has warned.

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Mild weather offers respite but more bad weather on its way

Mother Nature offered a brief but welcome respite from the wet and the cold as a weekend of mild weather coaxed people outdoors.

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Police inquiry starts after child attacked on train by man

An investigation has been launched after a young child was attacked on a train by a man.

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Liam Botham overturns driving ban following administrative error

Ex-rugby player Liam Botham has successfully avoided a driving ban after an administrative mix-up.

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Jailed internet troll banned from contacting victims for five years

An internet troll who was jailed for causing "terror, fear and paranoia" has been banned from contacting his victims for five years.

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Merseyrail staff vote on industrial action as driver-only trains row spreads

Disputes over the role of train conductors has spread to another rail company as more workers vote on whether to strike.

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Cheryl breaks Twitter silence to announce happy news

Former Girls Aloud singer Cheryl has broken her social media silence but not with the announcement fans were hoping for.

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Striker Jordan Rhodes writes to young fan to explain why he left Middlesbrough

A young Premier League football fan who was left disappointed when his favourite player signed for another club has received a hand-written letter from the star explaining his decision to quit.

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Arriva Trains North workers vote on action in driver-only operation row

Workers on Arriva Trains North have started voting on whether to launch a campaign of industrial action in a dispute over the role of guards.

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Man jailed for attacking singer James Arthur with pint glass

A thug has been jailed for smashing a pint glass over James Arthur's head after the singer had a fling with his former girlfriend.

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Motorists beeped to thank me for blocking speed camera, says BMW driver

A BMW driver who deliberately parked in front of a speed camera has said other motorists beeped their horns in thanks.

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Boy, 12, nicknamed the 'Chicken Whisperer' sets up poultry club

A 12-year-old dubbed the Chicken Whisperer has founded his town's first poultry club.

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