Newcastle owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has won a High Court case over a £15m deal allegedly made in a London pub
Unemployment Falls By 5,000 In The North East
The number of people out of work in the North East has fallen by 5,000.
The latest figures show there were 78,000 without a job in the North East between March and May.
That's down by 19,000 compared to this time last year.
More men (46,000) than women (32,000) were unemployed in the region.
Nationally, unemployment fell by 64,000, to 1.49 million.
Employment's reached another record high.
The number of people in work climbed to around 32 million, a rise of 324,000 compared to last year and the largest total since records began in 1971.
A mum and daughter from Boldon with a crippling, rare disease say they need £80,000 for a life-changing operation
A teenage girl has been indecently assaulted as she walked in a wooded area in Midlothian.
New measures, like barriers and road closures that could stop vehicles entering the area outside of St James' Park, are being brought in ahead of the first home game of the season
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