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FRAUD: A woman needed financial help from her parents to keep it afloat after being ripped off by calculating Paul Mason, Teesside Crown Court heard.

Fraudster jailed for fleecing his fiancée and leaving her business on brink

DEATH: Shane Tunney died on Wednesday.

Eighth teenager arrested in connection with Shane Tunney death

CONVICTED: Former teaching assistant Helen Turnbull arriving at Peterlee Magistrates' Court

Schoolboy fling teaching assistant Helen Turnbull facing jail after running down woman


'Trying to kill himself' - young driver who tore through Spennymoor at 90mph

Pensioner found safe and well

Missing pensioner Peter Bond found safe and well

WARNING: Lisa Guthrie who is warning against the use of sun beds. Pic by North News

Skin cancer mum's plea to use spray tan not sunbeds

Joan Català performs Pelat on Stockton High Street. Picture: Dave Charnley

Pictures: Crowds flock to Stockton for day two of SIRF

CRUNCH: Anna Pollock, a former RAF medic, is tackled hard by the Mowden Rugby Club players during their tournament at Catterick Garrison. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

Mowden Park take to wheelchairs for veterans' challenge

TRIBUTES: Stella Robson

'A person of conviction and compassion' - Tributes as veteran councillor Stella Robson dies

CLEARED: Lee Renton

Pair cleared of stealing elderly cancer sufferer's pension money

EXCITED: John Maughan, 82, and Isaac Lathan, three, the oldest and youngest members of Ryton Rugby Football Club in Gateshead, who are looking forward to the World Cup

Rugby fans in scrum to see World Cup trophy

Accident causes delay on A1 in North Yorkshire

A1 crash causes major congestion but injuries minor

YORKSHIRE: Staff at Swinton Bivouac near Masham laying down the final preparations for their Yorkshire Day celebrations on Saturday, August 1

God's Own County gearing up for grand celebrations on Yorkshire Day

ACCIDENT: A 7-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after being knocked over in Consett

Girl, 7, airlifted to hospital after being knocked down

In his new book, David Lowther recalls the roles soldiers from the Durham Light Infantry played in its liberation 70 years ago

Remembering the horrors of Belsen


Stay or go: Blackburn Rovers' Jordan Rhodes is finding it hard to join Boro. Picture: Clive Lawrence

Boro struggling to persuade Rovers to part with 'crown jewel'

ON HIS WAY: Connor Wickham is close to completing a £9m move to Crystal Palace

COMMENT: Wickham has failed to live up to his potential - so Sunderland are right to sell him

Sheffield United's Jay McEveley and Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez during the pre-season friendly at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 26, 2015. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.. (33184720)

Newcastle's search for strikers does not concern Perez as new defender arrives

CHAMPIONS: Chelsea are favourites to take the title again this year

10 questions that will be answered during the Premier League season

Durham V Surrey English Domestic Royal London One-Day Cup 2015.
Mark Stoneman runs in partnership with Phil Mustard. Picture: TOM BANKS (33851584)

Durham succumb to home defeat

New boy: Christian Stuani

Boro land new defender from Saints

Loan move: Connor Ripley

Boro keeper heads north of the border

LONG-SHOT: Hartlepool United boss Ronnie Moore

Football betting: The best North-East value ahead of the new season

Sunderland fixtures changed including Wear-Tyne derby

Sunderland fixtures changed including Wear-Tyne derby

NYSD Premier league match between Marton CC and Norton CC. Norton's Craig Symington has Marton's Tom Urwin caught behind. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (33157433)

Chester-le-Street suffer bowling blow

Final day for Pools reduced season tickets

Final day for Pools reduced season tickets

SRI LANKA STAR: Kumar Sangakkara, pictured alongside then Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss in 2011, faces Durham. Picture: ANDRES LEIGHTON/AP PHOTO

Sangakkara is the key wicket for Durham

ON TARGET: Tom Portas in action last Saturday at Harrogate RA, when he scored a fine goal. Manager Martin Gray believes Portas should score more often.  Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington midfielder Portas should score more goals

Magpies confirm Mbemba deal

Magpies confirm Mbemba deal

National Sport

Chris Froome completed his second Tour de France triumph on Sunday

Rio-bound Froome 'already a great'

Enner Valencia's injury 'appears significant'

'Significant' injury for Valencia

Jose Mourinho has dismissed concerns over the fitness of Diego Costa

Mourinho: History not a factor

New West Brom striker Rickie Lambert scored twice on debut against Bristol Rovers

Lambert scores brace on Baggies bow

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