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What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

As Wales prepares to go into a two-week shutdown, pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to introduce a similar 'circuit-breaker' in England Read full article: What science says about circuit-breaker ...→

School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation after theft of children's cycles

School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation after theft of children's cycles

Around 20 bikes were stolen from Benton Dene Primary, in Longbenton, North Tyneside, in July - now Bike4Health has donated a set of cycles to the school Read full article: School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation...→

The 'perfect village' where new homes are being snapped up fast

The 'perfect village' where new homes are being snapped up fast

Heighington was declared Britain's most perfect village by historian Ptolemy Dean, who hosted BBC4 programme 'The Perfect Village' in 2006 Read full article: The 'perfect village' where new homes ar...→

Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life of Northumberland YouTuber, 30

Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life of Northumberland YouTuber, 30

School kitchen worker, from Northumberland, passed away in his mums arms after bravely battling disease for six months Read full article: Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life ...→

Staggering numbers reveal how Covid-19 has exploded in student hotspots

Staggering numbers reveal how Covid-19 has exploded in student hotspots

Cases soared in just a matter of weeks, with one cases in one student-heavy area increasing over 140 times Read full article: Staggering numbers reveal how Covid-19 h...→

Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up to Wolves

Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up to Wolves

Hello and welcome to our Newcastle United live blog on Tuesday, October 20.... Bruce faced criticism after the defeat but is now looking to the match against W [...] Read full article: Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up ...→

Gateshead school sends students home after 'staffing capacity' crisis

Gateshead school sends students home after 'staffing capacity' crisis

Parents were told on Monday night that Year 8 and Year 9 students shouldn't come to school for the rest of the week Read full article: Gateshead school sends students home aft...→

Premier League rumours: Newcastle's transfer windfall, Liverpool's Traore blow

Premier League rumours: Newcastle's transfer windfall, Liverpool's Traore blow

The Premier League rumour mill continues to turn - even after last week's transfer deadline.... Due to a shortened gap between the summer and January transfer [...] Read full article: Premier League rumours: Newcastle's tran...→

Elderly man, 76, fighting for his life following crash in Sunderland

Elderly man, 76, fighting for his life following crash in Sunderland

Emergency services were called to Leechmere Road area of the city after the one-vehicle collision involving a Renault Megane on Monday afternoon Read full article: Elderly man, 76, fighting for his life f...→

Woman describes moment her mum was killed by stampeding cow in Northumberland

Woman describes moment her mum was killed by stampeding cow in Northumberland

Lucy Rowe described how her beloved mum Marian Clode was attacked and flipped over a fence 'like a ragdoll' by the charging animal, who had broken loose from a [...] Read full article: Woman describes moment her mum was kille...→

Statistics that show where Newcastle came up short vs Manchester United

Statistics that show where Newcastle came up short vs Manchester United

Newcastle United, despite a flying start, suffered their second Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday evening, losing 4-1 at home to Manchester Unite [...] Read full article: Statistics that show where Newcastle cam...→

Renowned auctioneers bid on a bigger and brighter future

Renowned auctioneers bid on a bigger and brighter future

Featonby's Auctioneers, a regular on BBC's Antiques Road Trip, has expanded into exciting new premises in North Shields... Read full article: Renowned auctioneers bid on a bigger and...→

Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty & Vilca shine

Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty & Vilca shine

The young Magpies came from behind to beat Fulham Under-23s at St James' Park, with head coach Steve Bruce watching from the stands Read full article: Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty...→

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as Vilca impresses

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as Vilca impresses

The young Magpies came from behind to beat Fulham thanks to second-half goals from Yannick Toure and Stan Flaherty in front of a watching Steve Bruce Read full article: Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as ...→

Half-term 2020 in Newcastle and the North East. Here you will find information a

Half-term 2020 in Newcastle and the North East. Here you will find information about things to do with the kids in half-term week in and around Newcastle, as w [...] Read full article: Half-term 2020 in Newcastle and the Nort...→

Emma Willis sparks debate on gender stereotypes after sharing photo of her son

Emma Willis sparks debate on gender stereotypes after sharing photo of her son

Emma, who presents The Voice and The Circle, posted a photo on Instagram of her son Ace, who attracted a host of compliments for his sense of style Read full article: Emma Willis sparks debate on gender ster...→

Man tells of 'shame' after being conned out of almost £5k by woman he met online

Man tells of 'shame' after being conned out of almost £5k by woman he met online

'Charlotte' refused to speak to the man on FaceTime and disappeared for days at a time before coercing him to send her money Read full article: Man tells of 'shame' after being conned ...→

When the North East could be put into Tier 3 lockdown

When the North East could be put into Tier 3 lockdown

As we approach school half-term and Halloween, the North East could be moved from Tier 2 to Tier 3 if council leaders can not prove Tier 2 is cutting Covid-19 [...] Read full article: When the North East could be put into Ti...→

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE

The Magpies second string are bolstered by the inclusion of several first-team players, plus a start for new boy Rodrigo Vilca at St James' Park Read full article: Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE...→

Man who 'may have had Samurai sword' arrested over alleged threatening behaviour

Man who 'may have had Samurai sword' arrested over alleged threatening behaviour

Armed police were called to the scene following reports of the disturbance on Sunday and arrested a 48-year-old man Read full article: Man who 'may have had Samurai sword' arr...→

How new signings at Newcastle United 'learned the hard way' from Alan Shearer

How new signings at Newcastle United 'learned the hard way' from Alan Shearer

Sylvain Distin spent just a season with Alan Shearer at Newcastle United but the Magpies' legend certainly left his mark on the former centre-back during their [...] Read full article: How new signings at Newcastle United 'le...→

Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spread of coronavirus, says top scientist

Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spread of coronavirus, says top scientist

Prof Jonathan Van-Tam has reportedly admitted there is little evidence to support the effectiveness of closing pubs at 10pm Read full article: Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spre...→

NUFC 25-man PL squad - who could miss out

NUFC 25-man PL squad - who could miss out

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce set to disappoint clutch of players but could injuries mean a lifeline for others? Read full article: NUFC 25-man PL squad - who could miss ou...→

Darlow's stunning stats - NUFC evening headlines

Darlow's stunning stats - NUFC evening headlines

Your Newcastle United headlines on Sunday, October 18 as the Magpies assess their injured players following the 4-1 defeat to Manchester United at St James' Pa [...] Read full article: Darlow's stunning stats - NUFC evening h...→

Wife's heartbreak after being separated from her husband since start of lockdown

Wife's heartbreak after being separated from her husband since start of lockdown

Susan Ogden has not seen her husband Peter since March and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary without him by her side Read full article: Wife's heartbreak after being separated ...→

Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

The latest Premier League transfer news and rumours involving the likes of Rolando Aarons, Gini Wijnaldum, Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba among others Read full article: Premier League rumours as Barcelona want...→

Test and Trace system failed to contact almost a quarter of a million people

Test and Trace system failed to contact almost a quarter of a million people

Downing Street defended the test and trace system after an analysis revealed it didn't tell 245,481 people they had been near someone with coronavirus Read full article: Test and Trace system failed to contact ...→

Newcastle notes: The hidden ugly stats after Man U loss

Newcastle United must lick their wounds after their heaviest home defeat in the Premier League since 2014 Read full article: Newcastle notes: The hidden ugly stats a...→

The stunning statistics that have made Darlow Europe's No 1

The stunning statistics that have made Darlow Europe's No 1

The Newcastle United keeper started pre-season as second choice but could keep out Martin Dubravka when he returns from injury Read full article: The stunning statistics that have made D...→

Michael Gove defends Gov for paying Test and Trace consultants £7,000 a day

Michael Gove defends Gov for paying Test and Trace consultants £7,000 a day

Michael Gove said the £10m paid to 40 test and trace consultants between April and August was a good use of public money Read full article: Michael Gove defends Gov for paying Test...→

Manchester United fans verdict on Newcastle United

Manchester United fans verdict on Newcastle United

The Magpies were well beaten by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men at St James' Park on Saturday, despite taking an early lead Read full article: Manchester United fans verdict on Newcas...→

The father and son who made 'life a misery' for residents in Newcastle

The father and son who made 'life a misery' for residents in Newcastle

Edward Graham and his son Sonny were handed civil injunctions following reports of anti-social behaviour in the Fawdon area Read full article: The father and son who made 'life a mise...→

School reveals when it will reopen with more than 20 staff self-isolating

School reveals when it will reopen with more than 20 staff self-isolating

Whitley Memorial Primary School was shut after it said it cannot guarantee the safety and welfare of its children and staff due to coronavirus-related absences Read full article: School reveals when it will reopen with ...→

Newcastle United handed fresh injury worry ahead of Wolves clash

Newcastle United handed fresh injury worry ahead of Wolves clash

The midfielder was forced off early in the defeat against Manchester United and his lack of presence showed Read full article: Newcastle United handed fresh injury wor...→

'Like a pack of animals' - single mothers left woman with bald patch in attack

'Like a pack of animals' - single mothers left woman with bald patch in attack

Hollie-Louise Brown was attacked in an Ashington bar by Donna Goulding, Chloe Cummings and Toni Tyler in violence which left a witness 'disgusted' Read full article: 'Like a pack of animals' - single mother...→

'Abhorrent' indecent images 'make my blood run cold', judge tells pensioner

'Abhorrent' indecent images 'make my blood run cold', judge tells pensioner

Steven Easton, of Cramlington, who possessed and distributed photographs and video of young girls, was told he had effectively abused them Read full article: 'Abhorrent' indecent images 'make my blo...→

Steve Bruce risks wrath of NUFC fans

Steve Bruce risks wrath of NUFC fans

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce responds to Manchester United loss in his post-match press conference Read full article: Steve Bruce risks wrath of NUFC fans...→

Man charged with arson in connection with fire at block of flats

Man charged with arson in connection with fire at block of flats

The 36-year-old has been charged with arson with intent to danger life following the blaze in Tennyson Court, Felling, on Friday morning Read full article: Man charged with arson in connection wit...→

Martin Lewis settles argument about whether shops can refuse cash payments

Martin Lewis settles argument about whether shops can refuse cash payments

He was asked whether businesses breaking any rules by only accepting card payments during the Covid-19 pandemic Read full article: Martin Lewis settles argument about whet...→

NUFC Foodbank closing in on record number of donations

NUFC Foodbank closing in on record number of donations

Instead of paying for tonight's pay-per-view coverage of Newcastle vs Manchester United, fans have donated to the Foodbank instead Read full article: NUFC Foodbank closing in on record numbe...→

Moving memorial created for grieving parents who have lost a child

Moving memorial created for grieving parents who have lost a child

The memorial, placed at Northumberlandia, has been providing comfort to many bereaved parents Read full article: Moving memorial created for grieving par...→

Parkinson provides injury updates on Willis and Hume

Parkinson provides injury updates on Willis and Hume

Denver Hume missed out on Sunderland's victory at Swindon Town through injury, while Jordan Willis was taken off in the first-half after picking up a knock Read full article: Parkinson provides injury updates on Wil...→

Swindon 0-2 Sunderland report - Maguire and Wyke score on their return

Swindon 0-2 Sunderland report - Maguire and Wyke score on their return

Charlie Wyke and Chris Maguire both scored on their return to the starting eleven as Sunderland returned to winning ways with a comfortable victory at Swindon [...] Read full article: Swindon 0-2 Sunderland report - Maguire ...→

Swindon 0-1 Sunderland - James Hunter's player ratings

Swindon 0-1 Sunderland - James Hunter's player ratings

Phil Parkinson made four changes from the Black Cats' last outing and Sunderland lead at the break at Swindon Town courtesy of a Charlie Wyke goal Read full article: Swindon 0-1 Sunderland - James Hunter's ...→

Jet2 adds flights to Crete over next six weeks as it comes off quarantine list

Jet2 adds flights to Crete over next six weeks as it comes off quarantine list

The airline has responded to the announcement by adding trips from six of its UK bases - including Newcastle International Airport Read full article: Jet2 adds flights to Crete over next six...→

Man Utd fans deliver their verdicts on Newcastle ahead of St James' Park clash

Man Utd fans deliver their verdicts on Newcastle ahead of St James' Park clash

Newcastle United welcome Manchester United to St James' Park on Saturday evening for a crunch Premier League clash, with the pressure all on the visitors' shou [...] Read full article: Man Utd fans deliver their verdicts on N...→

Newcastle United injury list and return dates ahead of Manchester United clash

Newcastle United injury list and return dates ahead of Manchester United clash

Newcastle United will resume their Premier League campaign on Saturday evening when they welcome Manchester United to St James' Park, with Steve Bruce still fa [...] Read full article: Newcastle United injury list and return ...→

Teachers demand 'circuit-breaker' lockdown as Covid-19 cases soar in schools

Teachers demand 'circuit-breaker' lockdown as Covid-19 cases soar in schools

The National Education Union said it would help the Government 'get control' of the test and trace system Read full article: Teachers demand 'circuit-breaker' lockdo...→

Northumbria Police staff night out ends in shame as disgraced PC is sacked

Northumbria Police staff night out ends in shame as disgraced PC is sacked

The officer was also found to have spent three hours in a coffee shop with a woman in his uniform - even though he was off-duty Read full article: Northumbria Police staff night out ends ...→

NHS Covid-19 test and trace app alerts are changing

NHS Covid-19 test and trace app alerts are changing

The disappearing alert which worried many app users has been tweaked with to help ease confusion Read full article: NHS Covid-19 test and trace app alerts a...→

Tipping Point’s Ben Shephard in stitches at player's wrong guess

Tipping Point’s Ben Shephard in stitches at player's wrong guess

Ben couldn't contain his laughter and told contestant Sharon it was one the funniest answers he had heard on the show Read full article: Tipping Point’s Ben Shephard in stitches...→

Cannabis dealer snared after crashing car on way to sell drugs

Cannabis dealer snared after crashing car on way to sell drugs

Ryan Robson, of Greenside, crashed into the corner of a car sales garage and when police arrived they found evidence he was selling cannabis Read full article: Cannabis dealer snared after crashing ca...→

Government ignore protect 999 heroes plea from Victims' Commissioner

Government ignore protect 999 heroes plea from Victims' Commissioner

Dame Vera Baird wrote to the Lord Chancellor urging action on the Chronicle's Justice for Heroes campaign five weeks ago, but is yet to get a response Read full article: Government ignore protect 999 heroes ple...→

Works begins on revamp of promenade area in North Tyneside

Works begins on revamp of promenade area in North Tyneside

A section around the Rendezvous Café, on the Northern Promenade in Whitley Bay, is being refurbished Read full article: Works begins on revamp of promenade area...→

The Tyne Bridge was designed by engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson and buil

The Tyne Bridge was designed by engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson and built by Dorman Long Co. It was opened in October 1928 by King George V and has bec [...] Read full article: The Tyne Bridge was designed by engineer...→

School closes classes after 'hitting tipping point' due to Covid-19

School closes classes after 'hitting tipping point' due to Covid-19

Principal James Andriot said a 'circuit breaker' lockdown would have been helpful as the school struggled with the impact of the virus Read full article: School closes classes after 'hitting tip...→

Set For Life results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Monday October 19

Set For Life results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Monday October 19

We'll bring you the winning National Lottery Set For Life numbers for Monday October 19 - live breaking updates and results below Read full article: Set For Life results: Winning National L...→

Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad couldn't have been prevented

Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad couldn't have been prevented

Duncan Munro, 46, was killed alongside three other oil workers when a Super Puma L2 crashed in the North Sea in 2013 Read full article: Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad...→

Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells of gale force winds and rainy weather

Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells of gale force winds and rainy weather

Forecasters at the Met Office have said they are monitoring the storm's development and say that it could bring heavy rain and strong winds to parts of the UK Read full article: Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells o...→

Watch moment a shameless thief steals a guide dog charity box during crime spree

Watch moment a shameless thief steals a guide dog charity box during crime spree

Stephen Ambler, 41, from Hetton, has now been jailed following the theft from the Premier Store in East Rainton and a spate of thefts last month Read full article: Watch moment a shameless thief steals a ...→

Councils Covid plan 'puts elderly at risk'

Councils Covid plan 'puts elderly at risk'

Critics say the council hasn't learnt lessons from the first coronavirus wave Read full article: Councils Covid plan 'puts elderly at ris...→

Rodrigo Vilca handed debut for Newcastle U23s

Rodrigo Vilca handed debut for Newcastle U23s

Matty Longstaff, Paul Dummett and Ciaran Clark also all start as the Magpies' Under-23s take on Fulham U23s at St James' Park Read full article: Rodrigo Vilca handed debut for Newcastle...→

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty Longstaff, Clark. Dummett and Vilca start

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty Longstaff, Clark. Dummett and Vilca start

Welcome to our live blog coverage of Newcastle Under-23s vs Fulham Under-23s at St James' Park.... After returning from injury, Steve Bruce feels the under-23s [...] Read full article: Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty...→

Serial thief back up to old tricks by targeting 11 shops in five days

Serial thief back up to old tricks by targeting 11 shops in five days

Wayne Dixon stole more than £700-worth of products from the stores during a spate of 'unsophisticated' thefts Read full article: Serial thief back up to old tricks by ta...→

Two more cases of Covid confirmed at Gateshead school

Two more cases of Covid confirmed at Gateshead school

Parents have received letters from the headteacher confirming two new cases of coronavirus affecting Year 7 and Year 9 students at the Blaydon school Read full article: Two more cases of Covid confirmed at Gat...→

How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 2020 from your home

How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 2020 from your home

The Royal British Legion is encouraging people to mark Remembrance Day safely by heading to their doorsteps to take part in two-minute silence Read full article: How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 20...→

Four players Newcastle could sign in January to boost Steve Bruce's squad

Four players Newcastle could sign in January to boost Steve Bruce's squad

Newcastle could dip back into the transfer market once again in January ti try and bolster their options, both in a defensive sense and in the hunt for more go [...] Read full article: Four players Newcastle could sign in Jan...→

Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be playing after illness and release

Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be playing after illness and release

Liam Gibson spent more than a decade at Newcastle United and admits he feels lucky to be playing football again at Morecambe after a lengthy battle with seriou [...] Read full article: Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be pla...→

Durham History Centre awarded almost £1.5m in funding for a greener future

Durham History Centre awarded almost £1.5m in funding for a greener future

The funding will help reduce the energy consumption of Durham History Centre and cut the greenhouse gases emitted from the site Read full article: Durham History Centre awarded almost £1....→

The underlying problem at Newcastle United

The underlying problem at Newcastle United

Fans turned on Steve Bruce after the defeat to Man United but while he's not blameless the problems are further up the chain Read full article: The underlying problem at Newcastle Unit...→

Sunderland woman comes up with innovative way for families to enjoy Halloween

Sunderland woman comes up with innovative way for families to enjoy Halloween

People all over Britain are taking part in a Neighbourhood Pumpkin trail in the lead up to Halloween Read full article: Sunderland woman comes up with innovativ...→

Drugs, fear and boiling water: The harrowing stories of girl gang members

Drugs, fear and boiling water: The harrowing stories of girl gang members

A new report has lifted the lid on the fear and abuse faced by the partners of those involved in the region's criminal gangs Read full article: Drugs, fear and boiling water: The harro...→

Are we heading for a 'circuit-breaker' lockdown and what will it mean?

Are we heading for a 'circuit-breaker' lockdown and what will it mean?

Everything you need to know about the circuit-breaker lockdown which has been backed by scientists to cut coronavirus rates ahead of winter Read full article: Are we heading for a 'circuit-breaker' l...→

Streetwise Sunderland make light of defensive injuries to see off Swindon Town

Streetwise Sunderland make light of defensive injuries to see off Swindon Town

Sunderland's defence was patched up but kept another clean sheet, as Charlie Wyke and Chris Maguire scored the goals that earned the points at Swindon Read full article: Streetwise Sunderland make light of defe...→

Parents issued fine warning after large groups of youths spotted in Durham

Parents issued fine warning after large groups of youths spotted in Durham

Officers from the community policing team in Peterlee have said they've had to deal with young people gathering in Peterlee, Shotton, Wheatley Hill and Wingate Read full article: Parents issued fine warning after large ...→

Bruno Fernandes' message to Karl Darlow after penalty miss vs Newcastle United

Bruno Fernandes' message to Karl Darlow after penalty miss vs Newcastle United

Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow became the first Premier League goalkeeper to save a penalty from Bruno Fernandes and the Manchester United midfielder [...] Read full article: Bruno Fernandes' message to Karl Darlow ...→

Sacked Tyne Bridge worker who did a handstand on top of the arch

Sacked Tyne Bridge worker who did a handstand on top of the arch

Bosses at a contract firm painting the Tyne Bridge were unamused when a photo of one of their employees doing a handstand on top of the arch appeared in the pr [...] Read full article: Sacked Tyne Bridge worker who did a hand...→

The streets of Byker - just before the bulldozers moved in

The streets of Byker - just before the bulldozers moved in

Gritty images of terraced streets and back lanes in Byker, in the East End of Newcastle, recall the area on the cusp of change 50 years ago Read full article: The streets of Byker - just before the b...→

Karl Darlow facing nervous wait on injury

Karl Darlow facing nervous wait on injury

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce reveals that Karl Darlow could be out injured for Wolves clash Read full article: Karl Darlow facing nervous wait on injur...→

Newcastle's strange response to dream start and Karl Darlow moment - 5 things

Newcastle's strange response to dream start and Karl Darlow moment - 5 things

Newcastle United were hammered by Manchester United in their Premier League fixture at St James' Park and here are five things we learned from the 4-1 defeat u [...] Read full article: Newcastle's strange response to dream st...→

Newcastle United player ratings: Magpies struggling after early goal

Newcastle United player ratings: Magpies struggling after early goal

Newcastle United played Manchester United at St James' Park hoping to build on the defeat of Burnley Read full article: Newcastle United player ratings: Magpies...→

NUFC team news: Just one change for Magpies

NUFC team news: Just one change for Magpies

Steve Bruce names his side to take on Manchester United at St James' Park in the late kick off Read full article: NUFC team news: Just one change for Magp...→

Parkinson praises 'excellent' Wyke after Swindon strike

Parkinson praises 'excellent' Wyke after Swindon strike

Charlie Wyke was restored to the starting eleven alongside Chris Maguire and grabbed Sunderland's opening goal in the comfortable 2-0 victory at Swindon Town o [...] Read full article: Parkinson praises 'excellent' Wyke after...→

Swindon 0-1 Sunderland player ratings - how James Hunter rated the Black Cats at half-time

Swindon 0-1 Sunderland player ratings - how James Hunter rated the Black Cats at half-time

However, the Black Cats lead at the break. Lynden Gooch found Wyke unmarked in the six-yard box, and it was a good finish from 27-year-old. Read full article: Swindon 0-1 Sunderland player ratings - ...→

Newcastle United fans make their pay-per-view stance clear

Newcastle United fans make their pay-per-view stance clear

Newcastle United's hosting of Manchester United is a pay-per-view clash and fans are united in their stance regarding the practice Read full article: Newcastle United fans make their pay-per...→

Muslim community's heartwarming gesture that will help to save lives

Muslim community's heartwarming gesture that will help to save lives

Dozens of members of the Tahweed Newcastle Islamic Centre have donated blood to help save the lives of those in need Read full article: Muslim community's heartwarming gesture ...→

Calls for Northumberland to break from North East to avoid Tier 3 restrictions

Calls for Northumberland to break from North East to avoid Tier 3 restrictions

The leader of Northumberland Council has defended joining up with the other 'LA7' authorities, but says Northumberland could be a 'special case' if the North E [...] Read full article: Calls for Northumberland to break from N...→

Can I travel from the North East to Tier 1 areas or Scotland?

Can I travel from the North East to Tier 1 areas or Scotland?

The lockdown rules on living in the North East and travelling to and from it from Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 areas Read full article: Can I travel from the North East to Tier...→

The places scientists believe are most likely to be plunged into Tier 3

The places scientists believe are most likely to be plunged into Tier 3

A study by the Covid Symptom Study UK Infection Survey shows the places with the most infected people Read full article: The places scientists believe are most l...→

Newcastle United fans left fairly happy with the Magpies' summer transfer business

Newcastle United fans left fairly happy with the Magpies' summer transfer business

The second transfer deadline slammed shut on Friday evening and the Magpies must make do with their current squad until at least January Read full article: Newcastle United fans left fairly happy ...→

North East coronavirus cases and restrictions in full - Saturday October 17

North East coronavirus cases and restrictions in full - Saturday October 17

The North East has been placed into the 'high' tier under the Government's new system for local lockdown restrictions across England.... It had been feared tha [...] Read full article: North East coronavirus cases and restric...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester given midday Tier 3 deadline by Government

Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester given midday Tier 3 deadline by Government

Greater Manchester has been asked to reach an agreement with the Government about moving into Tier 3 today.... Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said in [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester giv...→

Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid Covid crisis cuts

Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid Covid crisis cuts

The council’s Liberal Democrat opposition said that council officers getting pay rises worth thousands of pounds risked “appearing insensitive” at a time when [...] Read full article: Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid C...→

The amusing Newcastle kit advice Joelinton gave team-mate after what he noticed

The amusing Newcastle kit advice Joelinton gave team-mate after what he noticed

Callum Wilson has settled in quickly at Newcastle United and the striker has been speaking about how Joelinton noticed that he was not wearing his socks correc [...] Read full article: The amusing Newcastle kit advice Joelint...→

Callum Wilson plays down pressure to score goals at Newcastle

Callum Wilson plays down pressure to score goals at Newcastle

Newcastle United could do with a goal or two from Callum Wilson this weekend as they head to Wolves Read full article: Callum Wilson plays down pressure to sco...→

NUFC first outgoing in January emerges

NUFC first outgoing in January emerges

Newcastle United's first exit of January appears certain with a club circling and confirmed to want to buy him Read full article: NUFC first outgoing in January emerges...→

North East students 'constantly mocked' for local accents at Durham University

North East students 'constantly mocked' for local accents at Durham University

A student-written report has demanded changes to the "toxic culture" faced by those from Northern and working class backgrounds Read full article: North East students 'constantly mocked' ...→

Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his limo, flouting PM's rule

Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his limo, flouting PM's rule

A loophole in the law allows people to go without masks in chauffeur-driven vehicles but ministers have been told to wear masks in their cars Read full article: Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his ...→

The 'wee man' who could have huge role to play at Newcastle when he's unleashed

The 'wee man' who could have huge role to play at Newcastle when he's unleashed

Newcastle United signed Ryan Fraser last month and Steve Bruce has been keen not to throw the Scotland international in too quickly in the Premier League after [...] Read full article: The 'wee man' who could have huge role t...→

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP

We are switching back to our news blog so you can follow all of the latest NUFC news, views and updates right here.... Things we love to see... Read full article: Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP...→

How local Covid restrictions could change as North East infection rates fall

How local Covid restrictions could change as North East infection rates fall

The Government wanted the North East to move into tier three but now it says the current rules are working Read full article: How local Covid restrictions could chang...→

Half term childcare bubble rules for grandparents, relatives and friends

Half term childcare bubble rules for grandparents, relatives and friends

The October 2020 half term is approaching, which means working parents may have to call on their child's grandparents, uncles or aunties for childcare Read full article: Half term childcare bubble rules for gra...→

Newcastle Utd loan watch as Turner and Watts have different weekend experiences

Newcastle Utd loan watch as Turner and Watts have different weekend experiences

All the very latest concerning the progress of the players sent out on loan by Newcastle United over the summer, including updates on Freddie Woodman, Kelland [...] Read full article: Newcastle Utd loan watch as Turner and W...→

Watch Rodgrico Villa's stunning free-kick

Watch Rodgrico Villa's stunning free-kick

The young Peruvian was handed his first start for the Magpies' Under-23 side against Fulham at St James' Park and showed what he could do as this sides warmed [...] Read full article: Watch Rodgrico Villa's stunning free-kic...→

The places where most people caught coronavirus, according to new data

The places where most people caught coronavirus, according to new data

New NHS data shows eight times as many people were infected in schools, universities and nurseries, than pubs or restaurants in England Read full article: The places where most people caught coro...→

Crewe will have to do something that have never done at Sunderland

Crewe will have to do something that have never done at Sunderland

The Black Cats host Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night in the first of two consecutive Stadium of Light games for Phil Parkinson's men Read full article: Crewe will have to do something that hav...→

It's time Newcastle stop showing as much respect to the 'big six'

It's time Newcastle stop showing as much respect to the 'big six'

The Magpies put in a tepid display on Saturday as they were thrashed at home to Manchester United Read full article: It's time Newcastle stop showing as much...→

Passionate People, Passionate Places: Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Research Centre

Passionate People, Passionate Places: Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Research Centre

As part of our Passionate People, Passionate Places campaign, Liz Luff looks at the research centre that has personal and regional importance Read full article: Passionate People, Passionate Places: Si...→

North East shop closures hit record rate, with warning of worse to come

North East shop closures hit record rate, with warning of worse to come

The rate of shop closures in the first half of the year is six times higher than 2017, new research finds Read full article: North East shop closures hit record rate...→

Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with cancer is reunited with family

Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with cancer is reunited with family

A clip was shared on the ITV programme on Monday showing seven-year-old Zeke Puig, who had been separated from his family for 75 days because he had to isolate [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with ...→

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Callum Wilson had huge chance for Newcastle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Callum Wilson had huge chance for Newcastle

Callum Wilson came mightily close to putting Newcastle United 2-1 in front against Manchester United but David de Gea made a huge save to keep the score level [...] Read full article: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Call...→

When punk rock was on the rise - and rare video footage from Newcastle Mayfair

When punk rock was on the rise - and rare video footage from Newcastle Mayfair

Documentary maker Rob Kilburn is working on a film project recalling punk in the North East, and is appealing for old video footage Read full article: When punk rock was on the rise - and rar...→

More than half of people think North East SHOULD be moved into Tier 3 - survey

More than half of people think North East SHOULD be moved into Tier 3 - survey

More than 20,000 people responded to our survey on whether it was time for tighter lockdown measures Read full article: More than half of people think North Eas...→

Woman paid her dad's sex abuse accuser almost £10,000 for her silence

Woman paid her dad's sex abuse accuser almost £10,000 for her silence

Tracey Hull, of Sunderland, attempted to pervert the course of justice by paying a woman who had made allegations against her dad Read full article: Woman paid her dad's sex abuse accuser a...→

Dispute over Newcastle Crown Court deep clean after Covid-19 outbreak

Dispute over Newcastle Crown Court deep clean after Covid-19 outbreak

People using the building question how thorough the clean was but court bosses insist they followed public health guidelines Read full article: Dispute over Newcastle Crown Court deep ...→

National media pick out the positives despite Newcastle's 4-1 defeat to Man Utd

National media pick out the positives despite Newcastle's 4-1 defeat to Man Utd

Newcastle United suffered their second Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday night, losing 4-1 at home to Manchester United Read full article: National media pick out the positives de...→

UK facing 'tough Christmas' that 'won't be usual celebration'

UK facing 'tough Christmas' that 'won't be usual celebration'

The UK faces a 'very, very difficult' period over the next three to six months, scientist warns Read full article: UK facing 'tough Christmas' that 'won't ...→

Nightmare sisters in court for playing loud music and fighting each other

Nightmare sisters in court for playing loud music and fighting each other

Paige and Courtney Allsopp were ordered not to cause or create loud or ongoing noises such as shouting, using offensive or threatening words Read full article: Nightmare sisters in court for playing l...→

NUFC Foodbank raise £16,000 in CharityNotPPV appeal

NUFC Foodbank raise £16,000 in CharityNotPPV appeal

The Newcastle United Foodbank appealed to supporters to donate instead of paying the £14.95 fee to watch the Magpies' game against Manchester United on pay per [...] Read full article: NUFC Foodbank raise £16,000 in CharityNo...→

Michael Gove rules out ‘circuit-breaker’ national lockdown

Michael Gove rules out ‘circuit-breaker’ national lockdown

Labour leader Keir Starmer has called for a national lockdown of two to three weeks which would coincide with half term and Halloween Read full article: Michael Gove rules out ‘circuit-breaker’...→

NUFC fans send strong message on takeover

NUFC fans send strong message on takeover

It's been six months since the latest bid to buy Newcastle United was launched and, despite its collapse, Magpies supporters are still keen to see it happen Read full article: NUFC fans send strong message on takeove...→

Alan Shearer is one of Tyneside's best-known figures. His ten-year stint with Ne

Alan Shearer is one of Tyneside's best-known figures. His ten-year stint with Newcastle United began in 1996 and ended with him scoring a record 206 goals. He [...] Read full article: Alan Shearer is one of Tyneside's best-k...→

Newcastle vs Manchester United RECAP

Newcastle vs Manchester United RECAP

Thanks for joining us. Make sure you join us again tomorrow for all of the latest NUFC news, views and updates.... Until then, we will leave you with today's p [...] Read full article: Newcastle vs Manchester United RECAP...→

Newcastle's late collapse hands Red Devils deserved win

Newcastle's late collapse hands Red Devils deserved win

Newcastle United were well beaten by Manchester United, who left it late to hit three unanswered goals Read full article: Newcastle's late collapse hands Red Devi...→

Driving law 'loophole' involving phones is set to change

Driving law 'loophole' involving phones is set to change

Motorists who used their phones while driving have been let off because they were playing games or taking photos instead of texting or talking Read full article: Driving law 'loophole' involving phones ...→

Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lottery numbers for Saturday October 17

Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lottery numbers for Saturday October 17

The National Lottery Lotto draw and Thunderball numbers for Saturday October 17 - live breaking updates and results below Read full article: Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lot...→

Old Jarrow and its dark real-life tales of murder and revenge

Old Jarrow and its dark real-life tales of murder and revenge

Forgotten people and their crimes from the turn of the last century are brought to life in a new book called Jarrow: Murders and Misdemeanours Read full article: Old Jarrow and its dark real-life tales ...→

NUFC fans would make three changes for Man Utd clash

NUFC fans would make three changes for Man Utd clash

Newcastle welcome Manchester United to St James' Park this evening - here is how the Toon Army would like the Magpies to line up Read full article: NUFC fans would make three changes for M...→

Berwick landlady furious at heavy police presence on Old Firm derby day

Berwick landlady furious at heavy police presence on Old Firm derby day

There was a heavy police presence on Saturday after Celtic and Rangers fans had been urged not to flock to the area to watch the match Read full article: Berwick landlady furious at heavy police...→

Amazing story of North East man who investigated Elvis & Marilyn Monroe's deaths

Amazing story of North East man who investigated Elvis & Marilyn Monroe's deaths

The amazing story of Bryan Finkle who began his working life at Swan Hunter and ended up in the US as a well respected scientist Read full article: Amazing story of North East man who inve...→

Four more Covid-19 deaths in North East hospitals as England total nears 31,000

Four more Covid-19 deaths in North East hospitals as England total nears 31,000

The NHS has reported that 86 more people had died in hospitals across the country, taking the hospital death toll in England to 30,910. Read full article: Four more Covid-19 deaths in North East ...→

Gary Neville hits out at Manchester United's friendly dig at Newcastle United

Gary Neville hits out at Manchester United's friendly dig at Newcastle United

Gary Neville is among the many criticising Manchester United for a dig at Newcastle United ahead of the Premier League clash Read full article: Gary Neville hits out at Manchester Unit...→

Newcastle Uni academic claims 'as many as 10,000 students' could have Covid-19

Newcastle Uni academic claims 'as many as 10,000 students' could have Covid-19

The figure would be much higher than the already sky-high student infection rate which has helped leave the city on the brink of further restrictions Read full article: Newcastle Uni academic claims 'as many a...→

Swindon Town vs Sunderland LIVE

Swindon Town vs Sunderland LIVE

The Black Cats head to Swindon looking to maintain their unbeaten League One record against the newly-promoted Robins Read full article: Swindon Town vs Sunderland LIVE...→

NUFC notebook: PIF plan with takeover impact

NUFC notebook: PIF plan with takeover impact

It's Newcastle United notebook time and we have news of new contracts and an intriguing PIF plan for the EFL bail-out Read full article: NUFC notebook: PIF plan with takeover im...→

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

As Wales prepares to go into a two-week shutdown, pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to introduce a similar 'circuit-breaker' in England Read full article: What science says about circuit-breaker ...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester given midday Tier 3 deadline by Government

Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester given midday Tier 3 deadline by Government

Greater Manchester has been asked to reach an agreement with the Government about moving into Tier 3 today.... Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said in [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Greater Manchester giv...→

School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation after theft of children's cycles

School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation after theft of children's cycles

Around 20 bikes were stolen from Benton Dene Primary, in Longbenton, North Tyneside, in July - now Bike4Health has donated a set of cycles to the school Read full article: School 'overwhelmed' with bikes donation...→

Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid Covid crisis cuts

Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid Covid crisis cuts

The council’s Liberal Democrat opposition said that council officers getting pay rises worth thousands of pounds risked “appearing insensitive” at a time when [...] Read full article: Council boss gets £5,000 pay rise amid C...→

Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life of Northumberland YouTuber, 30

Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life of Northumberland YouTuber, 30

School kitchen worker, from Northumberland, passed away in his mums arms after bravely battling disease for six months Read full article: Rare 'silent killer' cancer claims life ...→

Callum Wilson plays down pressure to score goals at Newcastle

Callum Wilson plays down pressure to score goals at Newcastle

Newcastle United could do with a goal or two from Callum Wilson this weekend as they head to Wolves Read full article: Callum Wilson plays down pressure to sco...→

Works begins on revamp of promenade area in North Tyneside

Works begins on revamp of promenade area in North Tyneside

A section around the Rendezvous Café, on the Northern Promenade in Whitley Bay, is being refurbished Read full article: Works begins on revamp of promenade area...→

Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up to Wolves

Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up to Wolves

Hello and welcome to our Newcastle United live blog on Tuesday, October 20.... Bruce faced criticism after the defeat but is now looking to the match against W [...] Read full article: Newcastle takeover news LIVE - Build up ...→

School closes classes after 'hitting tipping point' due to Covid-19

School closes classes after 'hitting tipping point' due to Covid-19

Principal James Andriot said a 'circuit breaker' lockdown would have been helpful as the school struggled with the impact of the virus Read full article: School closes classes after 'hitting tip...→

Premier League rumours: Newcastle's transfer windfall, Liverpool's Traore blow

Premier League rumours: Newcastle's transfer windfall, Liverpool's Traore blow

The Premier League rumour mill continues to turn - even after last week's transfer deadline.... Due to a shortened gap between the summer and January transfer [...] Read full article: Premier League rumours: Newcastle's tran...→

Set For Life results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Monday October 19

Set For Life results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Monday October 19

We'll bring you the winning National Lottery Set For Life numbers for Monday October 19 - live breaking updates and results below Read full article: Set For Life results: Winning National L...→

Woman describes moment her mum was killed by stampeding cow in Northumberland

Woman describes moment her mum was killed by stampeding cow in Northumberland

Lucy Rowe described how her beloved mum Marian Clode was attacked and flipped over a fence 'like a ragdoll' by the charging animal, who had broken loose from a [...] Read full article: Woman describes moment her mum was kille...→

Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his limo, flouting PM's rule

Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his limo, flouting PM's rule

A loophole in the law allows people to go without masks in chauffeur-driven vehicles but ministers have been told to wear masks in their cars Read full article: Matt Hancock goes without a mask in his ...→

Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad couldn't have been prevented

Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad couldn't have been prevented

Duncan Munro, 46, was killed alongside three other oil workers when a Super Puma L2 crashed in the North Sea in 2013 Read full article: Helicopter crash which killed Durham dad...→

Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty & Vilca shine

Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty & Vilca shine

The young Magpies came from behind to beat Fulham Under-23s at St James' Park, with head coach Steve Bruce watching from the stands Read full article: Newcastle U23s player ratings - Flaherty...→

Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells of gale force winds and rainy weather

Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells of gale force winds and rainy weather

Forecasters at the Met Office have said they are monitoring the storm's development and say that it could bring heavy rain and strong winds to parts of the UK Read full article: Storm Barbara could hit UK with spells o...→

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP

We are switching back to our news blog so you can follow all of the latest NUFC news, views and updates right here.... Things we love to see... Read full article: Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23 RECAP...→

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as Vilca impresses

Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as Vilca impresses

The young Magpies came from behind to beat Fulham thanks to second-half goals from Yannick Toure and Stan Flaherty in front of a watching Steve Bruce Read full article: Newcastle U23 2-1 Fulham U23s report as ...→

Half term childcare bubble rules for grandparents, relatives and friends

Half term childcare bubble rules for grandparents, relatives and friends

The October 2020 half term is approaching, which means working parents may have to call on their child's grandparents, uncles or aunties for childcare Read full article: Half term childcare bubble rules for gra...→

Watch moment a shameless thief steals a guide dog charity box during crime spree

Watch moment a shameless thief steals a guide dog charity box during crime spree

Stephen Ambler, 41, from Hetton, has now been jailed following the theft from the Premier Store in East Rainton and a spate of thefts last month Read full article: Watch moment a shameless thief steals a ...→

Man tells of 'shame' after being conned out of almost £5k by woman he met online

Man tells of 'shame' after being conned out of almost £5k by woman he met online

'Charlotte' refused to speak to the man on FaceTime and disappeared for days at a time before coercing him to send her money Read full article: Man tells of 'shame' after being conned ...→

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty Longstaff, Clark. Dummett and Vilca start

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty Longstaff, Clark. Dummett and Vilca start

Welcome to our live blog coverage of Newcastle Under-23s vs Fulham Under-23s at St James' Park.... After returning from injury, Steve Bruce feels the under-23s [...] Read full article: Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE - Matty...→

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE

Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE

The Magpies second string are bolstered by the inclusion of several first-team players, plus a start for new boy Rodrigo Vilca at St James' Park Read full article: Newcastle U23 vs Fulham U23 LIVE...→

Crewe will have to do something that have never done at Sunderland

Crewe will have to do something that have never done at Sunderland

The Black Cats host Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night in the first of two consecutive Stadium of Light games for Phil Parkinson's men Read full article: Crewe will have to do something that hav...→

Passionate People, Passionate Places: Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Research Centre

Passionate People, Passionate Places: Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Research Centre

As part of our Passionate People, Passionate Places campaign, Liz Luff looks at the research centre that has personal and regional importance Read full article: Passionate People, Passionate Places: Si...→

How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 2020 from your home

How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 2020 from your home

The Royal British Legion is encouraging people to mark Remembrance Day safely by heading to their doorsteps to take part in two-minute silence Read full article: How to safely mark Remembrance Sunday 20...→

Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with cancer is reunited with family

Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with cancer is reunited with family

A clip was shared on the ITV programme on Monday showing seven-year-old Zeke Puig, who had been separated from his family for 75 days because he had to isolate [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway left in tears as boy with ...→

Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spread of coronavirus, says top scientist

Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spread of coronavirus, says top scientist

Prof Jonathan Van-Tam has reportedly admitted there is little evidence to support the effectiveness of closing pubs at 10pm Read full article: Pubs should close by 6pm to prevent spre...→

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Callum Wilson had huge chance for Newcastle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Callum Wilson had huge chance for Newcastle

Callum Wilson came mightily close to putting Newcastle United 2-1 in front against Manchester United but David de Gea made a huge save to keep the score level [...] Read full article: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's thought when Call...→

Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be playing after illness and release

Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be playing after illness and release

Liam Gibson spent more than a decade at Newcastle United and admits he feels lucky to be playing football again at Morecambe after a lengthy battle with seriou [...] Read full article: Ex-NUFC prospect feels 'lucky' to be pla...→

Wife's heartbreak after being separated from her husband since start of lockdown

Wife's heartbreak after being separated from her husband since start of lockdown

Susan Ogden has not seen her husband Peter since March and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary without him by her side Read full article: Wife's heartbreak after being separated ...→

More than half of people think North East SHOULD be moved into Tier 3 - survey

More than half of people think North East SHOULD be moved into Tier 3 - survey

More than 20,000 people responded to our survey on whether it was time for tighter lockdown measures Read full article: More than half of people think North Eas...→

The underlying problem at Newcastle United

The underlying problem at Newcastle United

Fans turned on Steve Bruce after the defeat to Man United but while he's not blameless the problems are further up the chain Read full article: The underlying problem at Newcastle Unit...→

Test and Trace system failed to contact almost a quarter of a million people

Test and Trace system failed to contact almost a quarter of a million people

Downing Street defended the test and trace system after an analysis revealed it didn't tell 245,481 people they had been near someone with coronavirus