The government has approved the next stage of the proposed Northumberland Line.
About 9,000 HMRC staff will relocate to Newcastle's Pilgrim's Quarter development in 2027.
Newcastle Falcons launch an internal investigation to determine if any of the racism that former player Luther Burrell experienced in rugby union happened while at the club.
The Lamplight Festival, due to take place over three days in August, was recently pulled.
Hundreds of patients who have waited two years or more have already said they are willing to travel.
Police appeal for witnesses to the crash, near the Wideopen Plantation junction of the A698.
Firefighters say sunlight catching on reflective surfaces poses a fire risk.
Three people have now been charged with murder after the 43-year-old was found with fatal injuries.
Highland calf Dozer was born eight weeks prematurely and vets gave him little chance of surviving.
The presenter says she is "utterly heartbroken", adding "Mam, I love you forever".
A youth who trigged a group attack which killed a man acted in self-defence, jurors are told.
The project saw changes to the centre, including sensory-friendly Sundays and dedicated quiet hours.
The sculpture took a special needs group 10 weeks to carve before it was taken.
Some parents welcomed the move but others worry it will take longer to get their children to class.
Zoe Philipson has brought her family's ice cream business, which started in 1974, right up to date.