Rafa Benitez reacts to Tim Krul's permanent move to Brighton

Rafa Benitez stands by his decision to let Tim Krul join Brighton and Hove Albion.
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North East university rankings released: How Sunderland, Durham, Newcastle, Teesside and Northumbria fared

The rankings of North East universities have been released.
York Railway Station.

'Intimidating' Newcastle United fan fined for resisting train arrest after Magpies defeat

A drunken Newcastle United fan who abused transport police and refused to leave a train has been fined.

Police want to speak to the man in the CCTV image about an assault at Eazy Street.

CCTV appeal after man suffers fractured eye socket in late-night attack

Police today released an image of a man they wish to speak to after a serious assault in Newcastle city centre.


Student swamped with orders for Jeremy Corbyn Toby Jug launched to help pay university fees

A Labour-supporting university student has launched a Jeremy Corbyn Toby Jug - securing 50 orders within 24 hours.

When autumn begins: Five things to know about the equinox

Reach for a jumper and make yourself a hot chocolate - autumn is officially here

Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United briefing: Rafa Benitez faces the media, historic turnstiles set for auction

Rafa Benitez will speak to the media this afternoon ahead of Newcastle United's visit to the Amex Stadium.

Newcastle United
Mohamed Diame celebrates scoring against Brighton last season in the Championship.

Newcastle have come a long way since THAT visit to the Amex Stadium – thanks to Rafa Benitez

There were some big wins and bigger moments in the Championship.

Newcastle United
Fast & Furious Live will zoom to North East on global tour

Fast & Furious Live will zoom to North East on global tour

Fast & Furious fans are set to get fired up when a touring version of the hit film franchise heads to the North East.

Theatre and Comedy
Jarrow marchers en-route to London.

Asking how much has changed since Jarrow Crusade?

The Jarrow Crusade has come to symbolise the struggle working class people, living here on South Tyneside, faced in the 1930s.

Paloma Faith has announced a date at the Metro Radio Arena.

The Voice coach Paloma Faith announces North East arena date

Singer Paloma Faith has announced a big North East date as part of a new UK tour.


Why queues are expected to be shorter than usual as the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus go on sale

The newest versions of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus, will go on sale in the UK for the first time this morning.

Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton gives his verdict on in-form Newcastle – and Jamaal Lascelles

Chris Hughton says he's wary of in-form Newcastle United – and the club's captain.

Newcastle United
Pasha Kovalev and Anja Garnis in The Magic of Hollywood.

South Shields theatre hoping for Strictly boost

Strictly star Pasha Kovalev is heading for South Tyneside.

Drivers under fire over South Shields bus lane fines

Drivers under fire over South Shields bus lane fines

Council chiefs who have raked in over £80,000 from drivers using bus lanes in South Shields town centre have been backed.

St. Hilda's Colliery, South Shields. Picture: TOM BANKS

The South Tyneside greats to be honoured with Blue Plaques in latest round of issues

Some of South Tyneside’s best known and loved personalities and places have been overlooked in a new list of Blue Plaque issues.

Photo issued by the National Trust of a red squirrel in the grounds of Wallington in Northumberland, as they have made a remarkable comeback on the estate after nearly being wiped out

Red squirrels return to North East visitor attraction after near-extinction through deadly virus

Red squirrels have made a remarkable comeback on an estate after nearly being wiped out by their grey cousins.

The A19 south of Peterlee

Two taken to hospital and one arrested as police deal with FOUR accidents on the A19

Two people have been taken to hospital and one man arrested after a series of accidents on the A19 this morning.
Best of South Tyneside Awards 2017 at the Quality Hotel, Boldon. Last nights Award winners

Best of South Tyneside Awards: The 23 winners who made the borough proud

What a night of heroes.

Sunderland's Lynden Gooch.

Sunderland must attack Cardiff City, insists Lynden Gooch

Sunderland are “going to do everything” to break their Stadium of Light duck tomorrow.

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