A Heart investigation's found a five-year-old is among hundreds of North East pupils to be caught with drugs in school
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.
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Children and a police officer were injured after violence broke out at Middlesbrough and Sheffield United's match
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