Police said 375 people attended a rally by the anti-Islam group Pegida in Newcastle, while 2,000 joined a counter-demonstration by Newcastle Unites.
Northumbria Police has released a picture of a man they need to trace after a rape in Newcastle.
A 19 year old woman was attacked at an address in Newcastle on Wednesday, September 24, between 12.30 and 1am. She'd met the man earlier at Digital Night Club in the city centre.
Police investigating the incident have released this image of a man they need to identify and speak to . They believe he may have information that could help with their enquiries.
A 69-year-old man has died after falling into the River Wear in Durham. It's believed he suffering a medical incident which caused him to fall down the bank and into the water.
He was rescued by members of the public and emergency services and was taken to hospital.
Despite the efforts of all involved, the man died a short time later.
A 69 year old man has been pulled from the River Wear in Durham.
Durham Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the riverbank near Knightsgate Bridge at 8.25 am.
It appears the man had suffered a medical condition and fallen down the bank into the water.
He was rescued by members of the public and emergency crews and taken to hospital in a serious condition.
A couple of people approach the police line shouting "EDL".
NewcastleUnites crowd chant back "Newcastle, United, will never be defeated"