Police say two children are in intensive care after a car hit six people in a crowd in Newcastle.
LISTEN: Unions Warn Government Over The Future Of Steel-Making On Teesside
Unions have issued a last-ditch plea to save hundreds of threatened jobs at the SSI steel plant in Redcar, warning that the livelihoods of thousands of families are at stake.
SSI announced a "pause'' in iron and steelmaking at its plant in Redcar on Friday.
That's as well as the mothballing of one of its coke ovens, raising fears about the future of steelmaking in the area.
Heart's reporter Martin Lindsay's been along to a press conference, held by the Community union earlier, and has this report.
Two people have been convicted of the murder of Jimmy Prout. Two others have been found guilty of causing or allowing his death
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
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