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'Dad's still got it' - Alan Shearer's son tweets praising father

Newcastle and England legend Alan Shearer's son, Will, has tweeted a video of his father displaying his football prowess nearly ten years after he retired.

During his 18-year professional career Alan Shearer scored 260, making him the top scorer in Premier League history.

Picture released of the River Wear's 14-year-old victim

Durham Constabulary has released a picture of Cameron Gosling, the 14-year-old boy who died in the River Wear this weekend.

Cameron Gosling with his girlfriend, Laura Cowan.

Cameron Gosling, a pupil at Parkside Academy in County Durham, drowned after getting into troubles while swimming with a group of friends.

Newcastle at a standstill to mark 7/7 anniversary

At 11.30 this morning the region fell silent to remember those who were killed in the 7/7 terror attacks ten years ago.

Newcastle Central Station Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Speaking after the minute's silence at Newcastle Central Station, Vicki Jackman said, "ten years on your still remember, you still think about it - especially today":


Angela Wrightson murder trial halted

The jury in the trial of two teenage girls charged with murdering a 39-year-old woman in Hartlepool has been discharged.

All parties agreed to the proceedings at Teesside Crown Court, following the death of Angela Wrightson, being halted.

Mr Justice Globe directed that the trial of the two girls will take place at a later date.

Miss Wrightson was found dead in her home in Stephen Street, Hartlepool, last December.

Angela Wrightson was found dead at her home in Hartlepool last December.

Photo of South Shields murder suspect to be displayed on screens and driven round Spain

A 13ft digital screen broadcasting photos of fugitives. Credit: NCA

A murder suspect from South Shields is on a list of Britain's 18 most wanted fugitives whose faces are being broadcast at expat hotspots in Spain.

Allan Foster is wanted in connection with the murder of David "Noddy" Rice in May 2006.

Allan Foster is wanted in connection with the murder of David 'Noddy' Rice. Credit: NCA

The 42-year-old was shot 9 times as he sat in his car in Marsden Bay Car Park in South Shields.

The van will tour popular ex-pat spots in Spain. Credit: NCA

A 13ft high digital screen, attached to the back of a van, is touring popular ex-pat spots, including Benidorm, Malaga and Puerto Banus. It will be parked outside supermarkets, bars and clubs.

The National Crime Agency hope that by putting the photos in plain sight, it will help to flush out the fugitives.

It's the latest push by the charity Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency to capture the remaining 18 fugitives wanted as part of Operation Captura. Sixty-eight of 86 have already been found.

Crimestoppers and the NCA aim to capture Britain's 18 most wanted fugitives with the campaign. Credit: NCA

We’ve caught 68 out of 86 fugitives on the Captura list and the rest know we won’t stop until we catch them too.

By taking our campaign directly into Spanish communities where we believe they are living and socialising, their lives will become even more uncomfortable.

We want British expats and locals to help us by being extra eyes and ears and telling us what they know.

These fugitives are wanted for serious crimes. Anyone who is helping them stay on the run, such as girlfriends, wives, family members back home, or criminal associates, should know that assisting them is an offence too.

There may also be people in the UK with vital information on the whereabouts of these fugitives and we would urge them to get in touch.

– Steve Reynolds, NCA Deputy Director

Operation Captura, an initiative between Crimestoppers, the NCA and Spanish authorities, is now in its ninth year.

Region to mark tenth anniversary of 7/7 bombings

A minute's silence will be held across the region as part of the events to mark the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings in London.

The aftermath of the Tavistock Square bomb Credit: Dylan Martinez / PA Archive

On 7th July 2005, 52 people were killed and hundreds more were injured during the terror attacks, which targeted people using public transport.

Survivors at Edgware Road, London. Credit: Edmond Terakopian / PA Archive

There will be a minute's silence across the North East today, July 7, at 11:30am, including at Newcastle Central Station.

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