Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown is handed a parking ticket at a hospital minutes after handing over a £5,000 cheque to help cancer patients.
The body of a Stockton man who went missing after entering the North Sea off Sunderland to try to rescue his dog, is recovered.
A retired couple from County Durham win £4.5m on the lottery.
A Roman dig site in County Durham described as "the Pompeii of the North", is to be sold a trust which has pledged to safeguard its future.
Ed Balls leaves a North East reporter with a bloodied eye in the annual football match between Labour and political journalists.
Three fishermen are rescued after their boat is hit by a wave and begins to sink.
A residents' group on Teesside is calling for a referendum to abolish the town council.
One man's campaign to bring back a TV classic
What can the NE get out of calls for devolution?
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Cup game between Liverpool and Middlesbrough.
Keith Barker claims 5-59 as newly-crowned One-Day Cup winners Durham struggle in their rematch with Warwickshire.
Peter Trego takes 3-66 for Somerset as champions Yorkshire find themselves on the back foot at Headingley.
Hartlepool extend the loan of Middlesbrough striker Charlie Wyke for a further two months.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits it was "tense the whole way through" after helping Durham lift the One-Day Cup at Lord's.
Captain Grant Leadbitter scores his sixth league goal of the season as ten-man Middlesbrough ease to victory over Brentford.
Plymouth bounce back from successive defeats to beat struggling Hartlepool thanks to goals from Marvin Morgan and Nathan Thomas.
Durham beat Warwickshire by three wickets to win a low-scoring One-Day Cup final at Lord's.
Director of cricket Martyn Moxon says Yorkshire will support captain Andrew Gale against a charge of a racism offence.
Hartlepool boss Colin Cooper says he will not publicly criticise his players after Tuesday's 5-1 defeat by Northampton.
The number of illegal tips being closed down in the North East has doubled in the last two years, as Chris Jackson reports
BBC Sport relives the wit and wisdom of Brian Clough to mark the 10th anniversary of his death.
A Middlesbrough artist leaves his home town for the first time to see one of his paintings exhibited in Manchester's National Football Museum.
A gang which attempted to flood the North East with drugs has been jailed.
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