Sunderland striker, Connor Wickham, is set for a shock move to Crystal Palace.
A London source told ITV News Tyne Tees the two clubs have agreed a fee for the 22-year-old. Wickham only signed a new long term contract at the Stadium of Light last season, but he's set to head south for talks with Palace on Friday (31st July).
20-year-old Chancel Mbemba has become Newcastle United's third summer signing, after completing the switch from Anderlecht.The DR Congo international defender has agreed a five-year deal on Tyneside.
The club announced the signing after receiving a Governing Body Endoresment for the player at an FA hearing held earlier today. The player is now required to apply for his visa overseas before he is able to rejoin his new teammates in Newcastle next week.
Born in Kinshasa, Mbemba played youth football for a number of local sides in his homeland before joining Belgian giants Anderlecht in 2011.
After rising through the ranks at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, he became a first-team regular and played a key role in Anderlecht being crowned Belgian Pro League champions in 2014, as well as lifting back-to-back Belgian Super Cups in 2013 and 2014.
He played in all six of Anderlecht’s group stage games in the Champions League last season, scoring both goals in their 2-0 home win over Galatasaray in November 2014.
A 19-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the death of Liam Miller in York on Monday (27th July) has been charged with his murder.
He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a man in his fifties who was found injured in the street.
He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on Friday 31st July.
Cleveland Police have issued an appeal for information after a woman,34, was reportedly sexually assaulted and raped in Middlesbrough.
Police say the incident took place at around 10:40pm on Tuesday (28th July) when the woman left The Junction pub at the junctionsof Borough Road and Union Street.
The woman was approached by a male on a BMX bike and walked with him to meet a second male before going to an address nearby.
After leaving this address, they were walking along St Aidan's Drive when one of the males pushed the victim to the ground and sexually assaulted and raped her.
The victim managed to break free and run away. She suffered bruising to her arms and lumps to the back of her head.
Police say the suspect has been described as a white male in his late twenties, 5ft 9" tall, and of stocky build. He was wearing a flat cap with green and beige checks on it and possibly a grey tracksuit. He was also pushing a mountain bike.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.
Dry with lengthy clear spells at first, leading to another chilly night.
Cloud thickening from the west through the early hours, with a few showers in the north by dawn.
More than 3,000 poppies from the Tower of London sculpture, which was installed to mark the centenary of World War One last year, will go on display in Northumberland.
The Woodhorn Museum in Ashington will be the first venue outside London to display the 'Weeping Window' section of the 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sculpture as part of the UK tour of the installation.
Five million people visited the display in London, which was created by artists Paul Cummins and designed by Tom Piper, while it was at the Tower of London between August and November last year.
888,246 poppies were individually placed, each one to represent the death of a member of the British and Colonial forces of the First World War.