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WHEELCHAIR-BOUND: Paul Goode and wife Catherine outside the Royal Courts of Justice as his battle for £5m in damages began. Pic by Paul Keogh.

Jockey seeks £5m for racing fall that left him crippled

WALK: Lydia Ildam, 9 and Emily Potter, 12 are taking part in a sponsored walk from Bishop Auckland to Newton Aycliffe for suicide prevention charity, If U Care Share  Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Mother appeals to teenagers to stop binge drinking

CHEAT: Joy Taylor  (40902703)

Newton Aycliffe benefits cheat apologises for her wild years at the taxpayer's expense


Raving benefit claimant lived it up at festivals and concerts while supposedly housebound

COURT: Gary Smiley arrives at Teesside Crown Court.. (40790774)

Father admits downloading indecent images of children

The owner of historic Windlestone Hall, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, claims he has been the victim of a "witch-hunt".

Windlestone Hall owner calls on police to 'put up or shut up' after spending almost a year on bail

MISSED: Nick Davidson, 27, was a passenger in the car

Crash victim's grieving mother shares experience to educate youngsters

CINEMA VISION: An artist's impression of the redeveloped Gates shopping centre, seen from across Milburngate Bridge

Cinema wars, as rivals race to open Durham's first multiplex

ATOMIC: The current office of Atom Bank in Durham City. Picture: TOM BANKS.

Could Cathedral fears leave Atom Bank's HQ plans in meltdown?

BUSINESS SHOW: Ruth Whiteley, one of the candidates in the 11th series of The Apprentice

Former radio presenter to launch The Apprentice challenge

STUDIO COMPLEX: The former RAF base at Church Fenton has been re-purposed as a film studio.

Glossy TV epic is first production for region's new "mini-Hollywood"

Kieran Maxwell and mum Nicola chat to Prince Harry at the WellChild Awards 2015

Teenage cancer survivor meets Prince Harry at prestigious national awards

HILL FARM: Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen

Hollywood signs up North Yorkshire shepherdess

David Groom's perverted behaviour came to light when he asked a taxi driver to take him past a school so he could watch its pupils.

Pervert caught after asking taxi driver to go past school "so he could look at pupils"

Police were called to an overturned tanker on the A1185 between the Seal Sands roundabout and Marsh House Ave, Billingham, early this morning. PIC: Cleveland RPU.

Tanker overturns - driver shaken but unhurt


Mecca's Angel won't run again this season

Mecca's Angel won't run again this season

Choices: Sunderland owner Ellis Short

Sunderland owner Ellis Short considers structure rethink as shortlist is drawn up

Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale lifts the County Championship trophy following day four of the LV= County Championship Division One match at Lord's Cricket Ground, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 12, 2015. See PA story CRIC

Gale rewarded with a Yorkshire benefit

Scott Harrison of Hartlepool United battles with Craig Mackail-Smith of Luton Town Photo: Mark Fletcher | MI News & Sport

Moore aiming to strengthen his Pools ranks

Newcastle United's Kevin Mbabu during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 26, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Newcastle. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire. REST

Magpies need to cut out the mistakes admits Mbabu

Grant Leadbitter of Middlesbrough is challenged by Dean Bowditch of MK Dons during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough & MK Dons at The Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough on Saturday 12th September 2015... (38376611)

Focus on the positives, says Middlesbrough skipper Grant Leadbitter

UNDER FIRE: Is Stuart Lancaster's position untenable in the wake of England's World Cup exit?

Rugby World Cup: Lancaster has to be the fall guy for England's failings

Who should replace Dick Advocaat at Sunderland?

The Contenders: Who should get the Sunderland manager job?

Negative: Dick Advocaat

Advocaat admits 'we were simply not good enough' after quitting Sunderland

Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat

Big Sam would need persuading after Advocaat quits Sunderland

STUMBLE: Darlington manager Martin Gray looks on new signing Lee Gaskell stumbles over a Marine player. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington defeated amid the pushing and shoving

Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 3, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Sunderland. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/PA Wi

Too little, too late as Sunderland serve up a farewell treat for Advocaat

Rakish Bingham of Hartlepool United shoots at goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Hartlepool United and Luton Town at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Saturday 3rd October 2015. (Photo: Mark Fletcher | MI News & Sport)


Match Analysis: It's all about penalty areas for Pools

Aitor Karanka

Pay attention, Karanka tells Middlesbrough as run comes to an end

National Sport

Jose Mourinho has until Thursday to respond to a Football Association misconduct charge

FA await Jose Mourinho response to misconduct charge

Romania claimed a dramatic comeback victory over Canada

Romania fight back from 15-0 down to claim dramatic win over Canada

Moeen Ali was England's most successful bowler in their opening warm-up match against Pakistan A

Mark Wood knows adaptation is key to keeping his place

Danny Ings is confident he can make the step up with England

Danny Ings confident in England step-up

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