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Thousands of North-East men are paying for sex with transactions increasing arranged on the internet, new research has found.

Thousands of North-East men paying for sex every day - with transactions increasing arranged on the internet

Demolition work on Borough Road, Middlesbrough

Demolition work in progress on town centre site

Tony Vickers, of Darlington Samaritans

North-East has worst suicide record and is set to continue to rise

Generic photograph silhouette of female looking at a computer screen - posed by model.

Facebook posting lands two men in court

Paramedics treat woman suffering from fit on bus in Darlington town centre

Paramedics treat woman suffering from fit on bus in Darlington town centre

Woman knocked over on Victoria Road, Darlington

Woman knocked over on Victoria Road, Darlington

Beyonce will play the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on June 28. Photo: Robin Harper.

Beyonce to play Sunderland's Stadium of Light on opening night of world tour's European leg

Rachel Hetherington with her baby Briannah who died in her arms following a ten-month fight. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Campaigning mum's baby dies in her arms at 10 months despite predictions of "days or weeks"

RELEASE: Liam Robinson expected to be immediately released having spent six months behind bars since arrest.

Pair jailed for failed bid to bludgeon way into railway station office

The launch of the annual three-week Febfest in Bishop Auckland. Picture: TOM BANKS (55254172)

Somme themed art exhibition launches Bishop Auckland Febfest

HAUNTED: The haunted street created by design students in Hartlepool

Public invited to enjoy a frightful time at student designed 'haunted street of Hartlepool'

SHOW COLOURS: Members of Darlington Flower Club Picture: ANDY LAMB.

Historic flower club needs your support to bloom

The Big Little Gig welcomed guests as young as two weeks old to enjoy a traditional ceilidh band. Picture: Andy McDonald.

Generations of music lovers enjoy family-friendly gig

Acclaimed barber Mucktaru Kargbo demonstrates his skills during the event at East Durham College (55226378)

Top barber passes on styling tips to students

Gardening enthusiasts and neighbours Eric Ayres and Mary Smith have been chosen to take part in this year’s National Gardens Scheme

Green-fingered neighbours to open gardens for charity

Chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Gary Verity. The agency is due to hold what is believed to be the UK's biggest tourism conference in York

Exciting tourism projects to be announced for Yorkshire


Injured: Sunderland's Duncan Watmore will be assessed after falling on his ankle at Anfield

Sam Allardyce targets the six wins to keep Sunderland up after Liverpool point

Jordan Rhodes applauds the Middlesbrough fans after making his debut in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Blackburn

Middlesbrough might have all the parts of their promotion jigsaw - but they still have to successfully put them together

Kike Sola battles for possession on his Middlesbrough debut - but the Spaniard was substituted after just 45 minutes

Middlesbrough boss ready to ring the changes after admitting his faith was misguided

Hartlepool United V Exeter City. Sky Bet League 2.Billy Paynter works around Christian Ribeiro.Picture: TOM BANKS (55259660)

Vital week to shape Pools' season

Walk-out: The Kop end after fans walk out on 77 minutes in protest over ticket prices during the Premier League match at Anfield witH Sunderland

Jermain Defoe proving he can fire Sunderland to safety as a lone striker after Liverpool strike

STEPPING DOWN: Dave Mills (left) with Martin Jesper

Dave Mills to step down as director from Darlington FC

Daniel Ayala injured his ankle in Middlesbrough's 1-1 draw with Blackburn

Aitor Karanka hoping Daniel Ayala's injury is "not too serious"

Clinical: Jermain Defoe celebrates his equaliser with Lamine Kone

Allardyce thinks mood at Anfield paved way for Defoe's Sunderland equaliser against Liverpool

LAST TIME: Stephen Thompson on the ball during Darlington's visit to Salford City last season. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Final Darlington tickets for Salford City game available on Monday

Top man: Liverpool's James Milner congratulates man of the match Roberto Firmino after his goal

Match ratings: Liverpool 2 Sunderland 2

Bruno Bravo was one of the try scorers in Darlington Mowden Park's win over Loughborough Students

Local Rugby Round Up: Mowden march on with 11th straight victory

David Nugent celebrates after scoring Middlesbrough's equaliser against Blackburn

Match Ratings: Middlesbrough 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Red card: York City's Luke Hendrie was sent off at Northampton

Gateshead edge towards Wembley as York suffer further blow in defeat

Jordan Rhodes applauds the fans

Aitor Karanka defends decision not to start with Jordan Rhodes


National Sport

Reece Topley's career-best bowling helped England to a five-wicket win in Port Elizabeth

Paceman Reece Topley hoping England can claim series whitewash

Beth Tweddle has undergone neck surgery following an accident whilst training for TV reality show 'The Jump'

Beth Tweddle recovering from neck surgery after accident on The Jump

Dan Biggar, left, went off just 22 minutes into Wales' 16-16 draw with Ireland

Wales await news regarding Dan Biggar's prospects of facing Scotland

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has reportedly attracted interest from Chelsea

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri urged to "think twice" about Chelsea move

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