Allen Hale jailed over Gateshead hit-and-run death of Gavin Bolam
A driver who killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash on South Tyneside is jailed for six years.
Sam Allardyce: England manager leaves after one match in charge
Sam Allardyce leaves his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the FA after one match and 67 days in charge.
More people die of drug misuse than on the roads
Ten times as many people are dying of drug misuse than in road-related incidents in parts of England and Wales, figures show.
Virgin East Coast rail staff to strike on 3 October
Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike on 3 October, the RMT union announces, but the firm says it will run a full service.
Turner Prize exhibition opens with giant buttocks, brick suit and a train
Members of the public have their first chance to see works nominated for this year's Turner Prize when an exhibition featuring the four artists opens.
Whitley Bay's Spanish City Dome restoration begins
The £10m restoration of a Whitley Bay landmark, the Spanish City Dome, begins.