A day at the races - Catterick Racecourse
Win a pair of tickets for Catterick Racecourse
LISTEN: Parents Choosing Technology Over Children Time
That is according to research by BookTrust, the UK's largest children's reading charity.
Tributes Paid For County Durham Grandfather
82-year-old Terry Miskell from Beamish died after being involved in a collision with a lorry on September 8th.
LISTEN: Seek Help For Eyesight Problems
More than half of people aged over 40 across the North East would not seek help with eyesight problems.
Check Your Gas Appliances
One in four homeowners could be putting their lives at risk because their gas appliances are not safely checked, according to new research.
Tomb Raider tones down the sexiness and ramps up the action - but it's still a dull spin-off
The new Tomb Raider trailer shows a fresh approach to a character considered the biggest sex symbol in the video-game world.
Terminator 6: Linda Hamilton returns after 26 years
Linda Hamilton will reprise her role as Sarah Connor in the sixth Terminator film, 26 years since her last appearance.
Lost creator teases Watchmen series for HBO
The creator of hit TV shows Lost and The Leftovers has picked up an adaptation of cult graphic novel The Watchmen.
Leonardo DiCaprio pledges $20m to tackle climate change
Leonardo DiCaprio has announced his foundation will give out $20m (£15m) to tackle the effects of climate change.
M1 suspicious object thought to be 'highly corrosive' hydrochloric acid
The suspicious object that led to part of the M1 being closed for several hours is believed to be hydrochloric acid, police have said.
Britain First leader Paul Golding and deputy Jayda Fransen charged with harassment
Britain First leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen have been charged with causing religiously aggravated harassment.
Parsons Green attack: Latest suspects lived in 'halfway house' for asylum seekers, say neighbours
The two latest men being questioned over the Parsons Green tube attack were arrested in a raid on a "halfway house" for asylum seekers, neighbours have said.
England women's football manager Mark Sampson sacked following new evidence
The Football Association has announced it has sacked England women's football manager Mark Sampson after evidence of "inappropriate behaviour".
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