A 61-year-old former head teacher from Middlesbrough pleads guilty to a sex assault on a girl.
Owners of Binchester Roman Fort move to allay fears that the site near Bishop Auckland could be developed after they put it up for sale.
Land in Teesside formerly home to the "eyesore" Billingham House moves a step closer to being brought back into use.
Concerns are raised about the way a North East police force deals with allegations of rape and other serious offences.
Teesside-educated Rona Fairhead, the government's preferred candidate to chair the BBC Trust, has a wealth of experience in business and media and will be the first woman to fill the role.
A grave is officially dedicated after a long search
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Middlesbrough sign Genk's Belgium striker Jelle Vossen on loan and winger Yanic Wildschut from Heerenveen.
Live commentary and scorecard as Durham host Nottinghamshire in Division One of the County Championship (11:00 BST)
A huge century from Adam Lyth puts title-chasing Yorkshire in command over Lancashire at Old Trafford.
Fourteen wickets fall on day one between Durham and Nottinghamshire at Chester-Le-Street.
Championship leaders Yorkshire bowl out Lancashire for 278 on the opening day of the Roses match at Old Trafford.
Simon Cox's first-half goal gives Reading all three points at Middlesbrough, who have now lost successive home games in the league.
Koby Arthur strikes in injury time as Cheltenham Town maintain their unbeaten start in League Two with a win against Hartlepool.
Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford joins Championship side Middlesbrough on loan until 1 January.
Championship side Middlesbrough sign Tottenham defender Ryan Fredericks on a season-long loan.
Warwickshire will play Kent at Edgbaston, while Durham will host Nottinghamshire in the One-Day Cup semi-finals.
Mark Stoneman's century helps Durham into the One-Day Cup semi-finals with a 31-run victory over Yorkshire.
An MP has called for the filming of a reality TV show in Stockton to be scrapped and is warning residents they will be exploited if they take part.
Thousands turn out to see one of the world's last flying Lancaster bombers visit Durham Tees Valley Airport.
A dog living in a rescue centre in Darlington has been overlooked by some 14,000 potential owners, according to the Dogs Trust.
A Teesside street has been chosen as the location for a new series of the controversial reality TV show Benefits Street.
A giant sinkhole in County Durham is causing increasing concern as it threatens to get bigger, according to a landowner.
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