Two people have been convicted of the murder of Jimmy Prout. Two others have been found guilty of causing or allowing his death
Major North East Roadworks Halted Over Bank Holiday
Some major roadworks are being delayed next week just in case a strike by RMT Union members working for Network Rail puts too much pressure on the roads.
Dozens of planned roadworks in England are going to be suspended for two extra days, just in case next week's rail strike puts too much pressure on the roads.
Some Network Rail staff which run the tracks and the signals, are planning to walk out from Monday night.
North East Roadworks Suspended Over Bank Holiday
* A1 Morpeth to Alnwick (near Alnwick) - Construction Works - 2.7miles of roadworks lifted for Spring Bank Holiday.
* A1 River Coquet to Denton Burn Interchange (near Newcastle Upon Tyne) - Road Lining Renewal - 3miles of roadworks lifted for Spring
* A174/A19 (near Middlesbrough) - Road widening - 2.25miles of roadworks lifted for Spring Bank Holiday.
More than 30 people from the North East have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List
A joint funeral's taken place for South Shields couple Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford, who died in the Manchester Arena attack
The family of Angela Wrightson, who was murdered by two teenagers in Hartlepool, is calling for a public enquiry into her death
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