Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
An 18-year-old man's been arrested after social media threats were made to two schools in Morpeth
Tributes have been paid to Newcastle United's ``legendary tea lady'' who has died aged 90 after serving the club for half a century.
Police in Newcastle have released images of men they want to speak to, after thousands was spent using stolen bank cards
A woman has been left with serious injuries after falling out of a moving car on the A69 near Hexham
A priest has admitted stealing tens of thousands of pounds donated to his church in County Durham
Police investigating the murder of a man in Whitley Bay are continuing to question one man
A 6ft 6ins car dealer has avoided jail, after he was accused of driving, while stood up across the Tyne Bridge
Police say the burned body of a three-year-old Shih Tzu called Charlie, was found in Walker in Wednesday
A Northumbria Police officer, who passed information to a cocaine dealer, has been jailed for 2 years
Doctors in Newcastle have been given the first UK licence by the fertility regulator to create babies from two women and one man
Aitor Karanka, who led Middlesbrough to promotion to the Premier League last season has departed, after a run of poor results
Ex-Sunderland footballer, Adam Johnson, has had his appeal application against his sex offence conviction rejected
A man has been charged, after a 16-year-old boy died in a crash during a police chase in Middlesbrough on Tuesday
Northumbria Police are warning of the dangers of illegal raves after breaking one up in a sewer under the bridges at Ouseburn
A mum from Rowlands Gill has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, ten years after her brother died from the disease
A 31 year old man's been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman said she was forced into a car in Redcar
Northumbria Police are asking for cyclists to send them headcam footage of bad driving, to make our roads safer
Prison inspectors have raised concerns, after finding "unacceptable" conditions at HMP Durham
Colin Gregg, heir to the Greggs Bakery chain, has been found guilty of indecently assaulting four boys
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of 23-year-old Craig Eade's body in a wheelie bin
A Chester-le-Street mum, who's been deported to Singapore despite living here for 30 years, says she was treated like 'a terrorist'
Three people have been arrested in raids in Stockton-on-Tees, targeting the supply of heroin, cocaine and cannabis
A charity is warning 7 in 10 families in the North East can't afford new-build properties being built
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