05:00New shadow ministerial role for South Shields MP
14:39Driverless pods pass the test in their first public outing in the UK
07:28Sting pays tribute to the A1 motorway as he picks up music icon award
16:15Demolition plans to make way for new business complex in South Shields town centre
07:14Delays expected following two-vehicle smash on A19
15:50Jury sent home for evening in Ronnie Howard murder trial
08:37REVIEW: Steve Mason, Riverside, Newcastle
06:00Wahbi Khazri says Sunderland can turn season around
06:45South Shields dad dies after collapsing on holiday and battling infection
10:20Newcastle United's New Year's Eve fixture switched
15:18Britain must listen to Nissan 'seek closest possible relationship' with Europe, says George Osborne
10:11GP receptionists should be trained to deal more sensitively with patients
17:48SHAPING UP: Facing the demon of obesity ...
10:16Fewer Brits taking beach holidays abroad due to terrorism fears
11:12Vote: Which is your favourite out of these bygone chocolate bars?
08:07Shields, the Baron and Picasso's friend
09:52Rumour round-up: Manchester City star injured, AC Milan chase Chelsea striker, Manchester United kid agrees new deal and is Barcelona star Neymar on the move?
10:37BT shows support for new library The Word
11:13Killer Crown horror craze 'wasting police resources' as incidents tie up officers' time
09:20Durham duo pen new two-year deals
07:30Alan Shearer believes it's paying dividends with Rafa Benitez calling the shots at Newcastle United
14:19Expectant mothers 'to require photo ID' as NHS hospital tackles health tourism
08:48No '˜epidemic' in North East
10:42Drivers warned of sharp fuel price rises as costs continue to grow