Two people have been convicted of the murder of Jimmy Prout. Two others have been found guilty of causing or allowing his death
Unemployment Down By 11,00 In The North East
Unemployment in the North East has fallen by 11,000 in the three months between November and January.
There were 102,000 people unemployed here, according to latest statistics.
It's the biggest drop in the country, but it's 3,000 more than were unemployed a year ago.
But our region still has the highest unemployment rate in the country, at 7.8%.
More men than women are out of work here.
There were 57,000 unemployed men and 45,000 unemployed women.
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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