A Heart investigation's found a five-year-old is among hundreds of North East pupils to be caught with drugs in school
Two North-East MPs Resign from Shadow Cabinet
Two North East MPs have resigned from Jeremy Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet.
North West Durham MP Pat Glass has resigned as Shadow Education Secretary, after being appointed to the role on Monday.
She says it was her "dream job" but "the situation is untenable".
Emma Lewell-Buck, the South Shields MP was Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government. She says she's 'heartbroken at the state of the Labour Party and recent events'.
Two men have been arrested, after a body was discovered inside a burning car in Shiney Row.
Children and a police officer were injured after violence broke out at Middlesbrough and Sheffield United's match
Emergency services are at the scene of an explosion in a residential street in Sunderland
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