Greggs bakery heir Colin Gregg jailed for abusing boys
Colin Gregg, 75, used his "wealth, privilege and social standing" as a "cloak of respectability".
Sunderland footballer Duncan Watmore in boat rescue
Duncan Watmore hauls passengers from the water after their boat is ripped in half.
Terminally ill son to take last bike trip with family
Jamie Hartley has incurable Juvenile Huntington's Disease and has months to live.
Travel firm to create Newcastle jobs
The Glasgow-based firm already employs more than 900 staff at its 69 sites.
RSPCA reports rise in animal cruelty claims but fall in convictions
The charity says it received more complaints in 2016, but the number of prosecutions fell.
Teenager to fulfil World Cup ambition
Northumberland's Sam Smith will fulfil his childhood ambition at 17 with England's Powerchair Football World Cup squad.