A FAST food restaurant was fined nearly £1m after a catalogue of errors left two employees with agonising burns from boiling hot gravy.
A FRIEND of a murder suspect has told how he bought a television from him for £60 less than three hours after his alleged victim was last seen alive by her family.
A MUGGING victim who collapsed and died minutes after he had valuables stolen was a braggart who often showed them off in public, a court heard.
A MAN has admitted a New Year attack in which he punched and headbutted a Good Samaritan outside a nightclub in Darlington.
A SERIAL offender banned from making female friends after charming his victims out of thousands of pounds and carrying out a series of sex attacks is behind bars.
A £650M North-East energy development was one of the most valuable construction contracts awarded nationally last year, according to a new report.
AITOR KARANKA has admitted that Middlesbrough have knocked back two offers for Jordan Rhodes, while claiming new signing Patrick Bamford can be a big hit on Teesside again.
A SCHOOLBOY has received a shock visit from his favourite footballer after he impressed the player with his writing skills.
I OFTEN read comments from readers who complain that there’s no good news in the papers these days.
DARLINGTON Folk Club has a special double bill of leading local acts tonight at its regular Copper Beech venue. Teesside singer and guitarist Ray Thom kicks off proceedings and then bluegrass troop Willow Creek will be setting feet tapping in fine…