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DEVASTATION: A house in Dubachaur in Sindupalchok District.  Pic: MIKE LAVENDER

North-East doctor speaks of terror following Nepal mercy mission

Blatter's back but the game is surely up

Blatter's back but the game is surely up

POCKET ROCKET: Suzuki Swift Sport

Pocket money pocket rocket

Learning from failings in care

Learning from failings in care

PALACE SELFIE: Chris Lloyd and his wife, Petra, on the Buckingham Palace balcony

My big day out at the palace

Innocent but in the dog-house

Innocent but in the dog-house

BIG HEARTED: Caspar Clyde

No wonder Caspar's bursting with pride

Four-midable: Suzuki's new Vitara priced to sell - is it better than a Juke?

Four-midable: Suzuki's new Vitara priced to sell - is it better than a Juke?

MAGNA CARTA: Historian Dr Christian Liddy with a copy of the Magna Carta, dating from 1216, that is held at Durham Cathedral, which will be on display in a new exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Picture: TOM BANKS

Magna Carta Countdown: Days left until 800th anniversary show

HEADLINE CHALLENGE: The Headline Challenge is played out every week day between The Northern Echo's editor Peter Barron, left, and BBC Tees's Ali Brownlee

Headline Challenge - the year so far in quirky headlines

RESTORED:Ex-soldier Martin Warley enjoying a visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Back from the brink - thanks to Mind

SMART: Ssangyong has high hopes for the new Tivoli - a B-segment SUV that's aimed at the heart of Europe's fastest growing car market.

Ssangyong believes this car is better than a Juke - here's why

Sepp Blatter

Time to clear the bad smell surrounding Fifa

Rob Merrick: the Tories take aim at traditional Labour voters

Francesca Gott, who has a bargain-finding website, and son Reid. Picture: Kristy J Ranson photography

Secrets of a supermum who loves a bargain

LOAD LUGGER: The new Superb estate

Big news from Skoda

The Fiesta Nightclub in Stockton in 1967

New book recalls Stockton's Fiesta nightclub which drew the biggest names in show business


Stoking the ire of a cricket fan

Empowering our region

Empowering our region

POSITIVE: Dementia patient Ian Mackie from Stockton is determined to enjoy life to the full

Why I am enjoying life, despite dementia

HOPES DASHED: A Middlesbrough fan after the final whistle at Wembley

A bad day at the office for Middlesbrough Football Club

CHANGE NEEDED: Between 2003 and 2013 the number of hospital beds in England fell by 30 per cent from 3.7 per thousand of population to 2.6

Things need to change with health service

Absolutely Fab-ulous!

Absolutely Fab-ulous!

TT impresses, inside and out

TT impresses, inside and out

JAGUAR FAN: Gordon Burns

Car Torque .... with TV presenter Gordon Burns

AUDI FAN: Anna Williamson

Car Torque .... with TV presenter Anna Williamson

Multi-million philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer stepped in to save Auckland Castle and its historic collection of Zurbaran paintings

A golden opportunity for Bishop Auckland

SITE: Sir Bob Murray pictured near the site of the new Beacon of Light educational facility in Sunderland

Magpies going down 'is not good for region', says Sir Bob Murray

THE FUTURE: Ray Mallon with Steve Gibson earlier this year

Ray Mallon on retirement and the future for Tees Valley

A model of good health

It's time to think again about HS2

DRIVING IN TOWN (26774360)

New Renault is Kwids in

Testing times

Testing times

HOLDING FORTH: Since 2002, Ray Mallon has been the Tees Valley's loudest voice thanks to his position as Middlesbrough's directly elected mayor

Ray Mallon gives frank review of 13 years as Middlesbrough mayor

File photo dated 03/02/2015 of shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt, who said the next Labour leader must be someone who can go beyond policy and present a "broader vision for the future of Britain" as he insisted he had not yet decided whet

Labour dithered over more power for the North

We owe each other a dignified death

Lovely Whit memories

ROYAL OCCASION: HRH Princess Royal officially opens Durham's new £14 million police headquarters. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Setting the record straight on action to stop student deaths

Reinforcing the peace

Reinforcing the peace

Standing up for outstanding beauty

RAILWAY: Gerald Slack has produced a book on Bishop Auckland railway station. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Triangular points of interest – and the odd man out amid a herd of antelopes

PENGUIN PASSION: Stacey Adlard in Antarctica

Splitting conservation skills between polar ice cap and North Yorkshire nature reserve

Gordon Elliott from Durham County Council, left, and Chairman of Framwellgate Community Association Colin Hillary, right, sign an agreement to take over the running of the Community Centre. Background from left are councillor Mark Wilkes, Ross Cowling fro

Assets or liabilities

LAST RESIDENT: Jackie Levitas, who is the last non-student living on Waddington Street, Durham City. Picture: TOM BANKS

Waddington Street's last local resident defiant after student accommodation surge in Durham city centre

Is it a question of timing for Chuka Umunna?

Is it a question of timing for Chuka Umunna?

Power to the north

Power to the north

TASTE OF THE SEA: Samphire – perhaps grown in the Tees estuary – served with hake

A salty plant and battery

RECALL: Honda is recalling cars over airbag concerns

Now Honda recalls cars over airbag concerns

An arrested man is escorted into Ariquemes police station by military police. Picture: (c) tomalprice.com

Dark secret of women's suffering in Brazil

Lifting the lid on a special relationship

Lifting the lid on a special relationship

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