Police watchdog slammed for delay in probe into officers who fabricated evidence against striking miners
From dead bodies at Life to the one millionth Great North Runner, it was a cultural year to savour for many reasons
Eric Pickles has been urged to intervene in the 'crisis' which is said to have embroiled Berwick Town Council over the 'Portas Pilot'
Kat Allen joins Explain as a market research executive and will be working in a team that manages both qualitative and quantitative projects
Figures on mental health detentions on admission to hospital show the North East has the second highest rate in the country
Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner Vera Baird says human rights laws do not favour bad people over good - they help ordinary people
Former Cabinet Minister Nick Brown urged his party to rethink plans to axe police commissioners, saying they were successful in the North East
Undercover wildlife crime investigator at centre of Northumberland fox hunting case appeals for public's health in securing more court successes
Newcastle MP and former cabinet minister says David Cameron will not bother to consult with the newly-formed North East Combined Authority
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling's plan would give Strasbourg an advisory role while politicians and judges have final say
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper is to announce plans to boost police funding by £70million to save jobs
The Children’s Commissioner, Dr Maggie Atkinson, says the region has a clear message on stamping out abuse
Sex crimes investigated by Northumbria Police's Operation Sanctuary have been 'shocking', Children's Commissioner Dr Maggie Atkinson has said
MY strongest memory of my grandfather from childhood took place on a winter’s day in 1985.
Two nurses have been suspended from duty over claims that they helped a patient escape from a North-East psychiatric unit.