10 years of Girls Aloud

To celebrate the return of Girls Aloud to the region on their 'Ten' tour, we put together a gallery to show ten years of Girls Aloud.

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Three police officers hurt in train station clash

Police said that the most serious incident in the scuffles following the derby match involved Newcastle fans in the city's Central Station "attempting to confront Sunderland supporters".

The fans were reportedly intercepted by officers from British Transport Police, resulting in three injuries to police officers.

Chief Superintendent Steve Neill of Northumbria Police said:

The vast majority of fans were well behaved today and enjoyed the Tyne Wear derby for the great occasion that it is.

Disappointingly, there was some disorder involving what appear to be

Newcastle United supporters following the match in the city centre,

including an incident at Central Station.

Disruptive behaviour of any kind is not tolerated, enquiries will take place into these incidents and action will be taken against all those involved.

– Chief Superintendent Steve Neill

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In pictures: Fans scuffle with police after derby match

Bottles and firecrackers have been thrown at police as football fans left St James' Park following Sunderland's 3-0 victory over Newcastle this afternoon.

There is a strong police presence outside St. James's Park.
There is a strong police presence outside St. James' Park. Credit: ITV News
Fans chant as the police keep them back.
Fans chant as the police keep them back. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Firecrackers were thrown at police after the match between Sunderland and Newcastle.
Firecrackers were thrown at police after the match between Sunderland and Newcastle. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Police: 27 arrested after derby match in Newcastle

A man is arrested near St James' Park in Newcastle
A man is arrested near St James' Park in Newcastle Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police say they have made 27 arrests following Sunderland's 3-0 victory over Newcastle at St James' Park.

There was a large policing presence across Newcastle and Sunderland as more than 50,000 supporters attended the match.

Follow the story on the ITV Tyne Tees website.

Man charged with Clive Mantle attack granted bail

A 32-year-old man appeared in court today accused of biting off part of former Casualty actor Clive Mantle's ear.

Philip McGilvray, of Arbroath Grove, Hamilton, Scotland, appeared at Newcastle Magistrates' Court charged with wounding with intent.

Read: Game of Thrones star has part of ear bitten off

McGilvray did not enter a plea and the case was sent to Newcastle Crown Court for a hearing on April 26.

He was granted bail with a series of conditions, one of which bars him from licensed premises.

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Man to appear in court for biting Casualty star's ear off

A man will appear in court today for biting off Casualty and Game of Thrones star Clive Mantle's ear off.

The actor was allegedly attacked for asking a fellow guest at a Travelodge to keep the noise down at 4.30am on Sunday 24 March.

Actor Clive Mantle, who has also appeared in Casualty.
Actor Clive Mantle appeared in Casualty as surgeon Mike Barrett. Credit: Press Association

Police and ambulance crews were called after the incident, and the 55-year-old actor underwent surgery to re-attach the severed ear.

32-year-old Philip McGilvray from Scotland, was charged with wounding with intent, and will appear at Newcastle Upon Tyne Magistrates' Court.

Filmmaker's post-mortem 'inconclusive'

A post-mortem examination on a young filmmaker whose body was found in a derelict building was inconclusive, an inquest has heard.

Lee Halpin
Lee Halpin

Lee Halpin, 26, had planned to spend a week living on the streets in his home city of Newcastle to experience what it was like to be homeless.

Coroner David Mitford said further inquiries would now take place and he adjourned the inquest until more information had been gathered.

Inquest into death of 'homeless' film-maker to open

The inquest into the death of a young film-maker who died making a documentary about sleeping rough on the streets will open today.

Lee Halpin, 26, had planned to spend a week living on the streets in his home city of Newcastle to experience what it was like to be homeless.

But three days into this project he was found dead in a derelict building in the West End of the city last week.

In a YouTube video he posted before his death he said the project was part of an application for an investigative journalism course and that he intended to "immerse" himself in the lifestyle of a homeless person.

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Channel 4 response to 'homeless experience' death

Lee Halpin was apparently filming a documentary about homelessness in an attempt to get on a Channel 4 journalism course.

He was spending a week sleeping rough when he was found dead in a derelict hostel in Newcastle on Wednesday morning.

“We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of this aspiring young journalist.

"Our thoughts are with his family”

– Channel 4 spokesperson
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