All 27 major trauma centres in England have been told to prepare staff for a potential terrorist attack ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend
Three North East Beaches Get Blue Flag
Three beaches in North Tyneside are among the best in Europe.
Tynemouth Longsands, King Edward's Bay and Whitley Bay south have all been given the prestigious Blue Flag Award.
It's the 20th year in a row they've been recognised for clean water, being litter free and 'top-notch' facilities.
Keep Britain Tidy says England can now boast more clean beaches than Cyprus or Mexico, and is ranked inside the global top 10.
Police have confirmed the deaths of Courtney Boyle, 19, and her mother's partner Philip Tron, 32 in Monday's attack
A teenage couple killed in the Manchester Arena bombing "wanted to be together forever and now they are''
The family of 4 people from the North East are appealing for them to get in contact after a suicide bomb at Manchester Arena
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