The mayor of a US city has said he will “cherish” his visit to a north-east town as a twinning agreement was signed.
A strong earthquake has been felt in the Greek capital Athens, causing people to run out into the streets.
Campaigners are launching guerrilla guided tours of “looted” objects in the British Museum in a protest against alleged colonialism.
A historic north-east castle turned red, white and blue to help celebrate a twinning agreement.
An American flag is to be flown at a north-east castle as part of a twinning agreement.