The Government has announced it's spending £71.6m on projects to grow the North East's economy.
MH17: One Year On - Heart's Nightly News Special
One year on from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, listen back to Heart's Nightly News special.
As part of our special documentary, looking into what happened on July 17th 2014, Heart's Martin Lindsay accompanied Barry Sweeney, the dad of Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney who was one of the victims, to London to sit in on a meeting between Barry and Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah.
Following this meeting, Chi Onwurah raised Barry's concerns in the Commons and has since been granted a meeting with Foreign Office Minister David Lidington.
It happened shortly after midnight on Thursday January 18th on Scotswood Road
25 North East schools have been named on a list of under-performing schools in the country
Five organisations in the North East feature in this year's Top 100 Employers list, released today by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall
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