A five-year-old girl has been diagnosed with leukaemia – eight years after her sister beat the disease.
Record levels of fly-tipping have left piles of fridges, sofas, washing machines, tyres and even potentially hazardous asbestos blighting the north-east landscape.
A man was taken to hospital after falling off a scooter near a north-east harbour.
A north-east school and nursery have been praised by inspectors for producing “happy” pupils.
One of the world’s greatest composers carried a memento of his north-east roots with him throughout his life, researchers have revealed.