A priest has admitted stealing tens of thousands of pounds donated to his church in County Durham
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'.
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
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