BBC News - Tyne & Wear

Amsterdam party boat death man 'jumped in water as prank'

Neil Stewart, from Newcastle, drowned in a Dutch canal when he went overboard during a party.

Blyth biker killed returning home from European tour

John Wood was about 25 miles from home when he was killed in a crash on the A1.

North Shields post-war life memories sought for revamp

Memories from people who worked on Northumberland Square and Howard Street are being sought.

London Marathon 2021: Student runs with Essex bone marrow donor 'who saved my life'

A student says it will be "so special" to do the London Marathon alongside her bone marrow donor.

Ex-Newcastle University pro-vice-chancellor sentenced over 'child' sex doll

The former pro-vice-chancellor told jurors he bought the doll as it looked like an ex-adult partner.

Len Ashurst: Former Cardiff City and Newport County manager dies, aged 82

Former Cardiff City and Newport County manager and Sunderland legend Len Ashurst dies at the age of 82.

Tyneside World War Two women workers memories sought

Women's memories and experiences during WW2 will feature in an exhibition at the Discovery Museum.

Gateshead traffic chaos sees road changes brought in

Gateshead Council says the moves are an attempt to prevent a repeat of gridlock seen last week.

Newcastle's Christmas market contract terminated over Covid

Newcastle's festive market was being run by Mellors Group on a five-year deal.

Covid: Northumbria University staff 'feel unsafe' about return

Union members at Northumbria University, in Newcastle, call for further safety measures.

Covid: People are vaccinated - so why are there so many cases?

More than four out of five UK adults are now fully vaccinated, but daily case rates remain high.

Why bonding over the Euros appeared to increase Covid cases in men

Psychologists say men need to be part of a group in order to vent their feelings and emotions.

Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?

All children aged 12-15 across the UK are being offered one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Why you shouldn't get a second Covid jab too early

A government scientific advisor tells Newsbeat why four weeks is too soon between Covid jabs.

Northumberland diver finds seal with ring stuck round neck

A seal is found swimming off the Northumberland coast with a rubber ring stuck around its neck.