Meet the two new police dogs signed up for work with Cleveland Police

One of the North East's police forces is welcoming two pawesome new recruits.
The World Cup can lead to a strain between couples.

The couples' guide to surviving the World Cup

There is plenty of excitement surrounding this year's World Cup, which kicks off in Russia tomorrow.

Did you vote in our poll?

'An environmental disaster' - 10 things you said about banning balloon releases in Hartlepool

A majority of Hartlepool Mail readers would like to see balloon and sky lantern releases banned in parts of the town, an online poll has revealed.

A Yellow Warning has been issued for wind on Thursday.

Strong winds set to hit the North East on Thursday as Met Office issues warning

Gusts of up to 60mph are set to batter the North East later this week.
You're split on whether or not the legal limit should be lowered. Picture: PA.

12 things you said about the legal alcohol limit for driving in England

The Government has pledged thousands of pounds in funding towards the creation of a new roadside breathalyser.

Top independently-published author LJ Ross.

The top 12 places in the North East for independent publishing

Durham City has been named as the North East's independent publishing hotspot, according to new rankings released by Amazon.

Seaton Carew beach.

Bomb squad called to Seaton Carew beach after discovery of 'unexploded ammunition'

A controlled explosion has taken place at Seaton Carew beach today following the discovery of ammunition from the Second World War.

'He really deserves this' - your messages for Jermain Defoe as footballer given OBE for charity work

Hundreds of you have paid tribute to the work of former Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe after he was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

'If Carlsberg built houses' - your views on the future of Hartlepool's 'can house'

Mail readers have reacted to the news that Hartlepool's infamous "can house" on Raby Road is set to be knocked down.

We asked if your vote would be the same in a general election held today.

Here's how you would vote if the UK held a general election today

It's one year today since we headed to the polls for the general election - so we wanted to know if the last 12 months have changed your vote.

Ed Sheeran has played his opening night of a three-show run at St James's Park in Newcastle.

Ed Sheeran rocks St James's Park with first sold-out show - review + setlist

If you're looking for an ideal date for a Friday night, I'd say everyone's favourite redhead Ed Sheeran fits the bill.

These are the must-have toys you’ll be buying for Christmas 2018

There may still be 200 days to go until the big event - but that doesn’t mean we can’t start thinking about Christmas.

How did you vote in last year's general election?

Poll: How would you vote if a general election was held in the UK today?

It's been one year since UK voters went to the polls in the last general election.
Sir Bobby Robson fundraiser set to take place at The Miners' Hall

Sir Bobby Robson fundraiser set to take place at The Miners' Hall

A special fundraising event in celebration of Sir Bobby Robson will be held at the historic home of the Durham Miners.

National Fish and Chip Day: Where to get your supper in Hartlepool

Today’s the day to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite dishes - and who doesn’t love a fish supper?

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What are your plans for the weekend?

What's the North East weather forecast for the end of the half-term holiday?

The weather has been hit and miss during this year's May half term.

Neale Cooper died on Monday.

Poll: How should Hartlepool remember former Pools boss Neale Cooper?

Pools fans have been sharing their ideas about how to commemorate the life and achievements of former manager Neale Cooper.

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The Boundary Commission has asked for the public's help with its consultation.

'We stand as one and say no thank you' - readers react to new councillor plans for Hartlepool

An announcement revealing that Hartlepool is in line to get three new councillors has been criticised by some of the town's electorate.
Walkers in Peterlee.

'Great to see a local coming back to their roots' - readers react to Heather Mills' plans for Walkers factory in Peterlee

A former crisp factory which employed hundreds of people across the North East is being given a new lease of life.

What's the best biscuit?

National Biscuit Day: What's the best biscuit?

Crumbs! We didn't really need an excuse to have a biscuit with our cuppa today, but now we have one.

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