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One Direction's Zayn Malik breaks off engagement with Perrie Edwards

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Former One Direction member Zayn Malik is reported to have broken off his engagement with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards, who is from South Shields.

Malik, 22, is said to have contacted Edwards, also 22, to break off their relationship two weeks ago. She is said to be 'devastated'.

The couple got engaged in 2013 but never made firm plans for a wedding.

Malik quit One Direction in March after 5 years in the group, reportedly because he wanted a break from the limelight.

Boro confirm Tomlin departure to Bournemouth

Middlesbrough forward Lee Tomlin joins Credit: Richard Sellers/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Middlesbrough have confirmed that forward Lee Tomlin has joined Premier League side Bournemouth for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old forward scored 14 goals in 64 league and cup appearances during his 18 months at the Riverside, having joined Boro from Peterborough in January 2014.


WATCH: Mitrovic wants goals at Newcastle United

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is aiming to score the goals to help brings success to the club.

The 20-year-old Serbia international joined the Magpies from Belgian side Anderlecht on a five-year deal for a fee of around £13 million this summer.

Mitrovic could make his Premier League debut when Newcastle host Southampton in their opening game of the new season on Sunday.

39-year-old wanted on recall to prison

Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police are trying to locate a 39-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison.

Matthew Brereton is wanted for breaching the terms of his prison release licence after serving four years of a nine year sentence for robbery.

Brereton, who could be in the Acomb area, is described as white, around 5'10'' tall, of medium build with dark brown hair and brown eyes.

Anybody who has information on Brereton's whereabouts should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.


19-year-old charged with murder of Liam Miller appears at Leeds Crown Court

iam Paul Miller was killed in Acomb on Monday 27th July Credit: Family Picture

A man appeared in court today charged with the murder of a student in York.

20-year-old Liam Miller was stabbed to death last week, at a house in the Acomb area of the city.

19-year-old Samuel Donley was remanded in custody at Leeds Crown Court.

No change in Lewis Kerr's condition

Speedway Great Britain has said that there has been no change in the condition of Lewis Kerr.

Kerr is a speedway rider for Newcastle Diamonds who was left in a coma after a serious crash during a race on Sunday.

Speedway Great Britain has said they will not publish any information about Lewis' condition unless it changes.

The whole speedway community has done what it does best by rallying around the stricken rider and his family, who have been inundated with messages of support from all over the world.

However, now is the time that the family need to work with the hospital in Lewis’ recovery process and any misinformation which can be so easily and innocently spread would only cause greater distress at this particular time.

– Speedway Great Britain statement

Do you recognise this car? Police are searching for potential witness to Shane Tunney beating

Police think the car is an Audi A3 or S3 Credit: Cleveland Police

Police are still searching for the driver of a car that was parked in Norton High Street shortly before Shane Tunney was attacked at around 2am on Saturday 27th June.

The attack left Shane in a coma and he died last Wednesday.

The car is a three-door hatchback which police believe is an Audi A3 or S3.

The car was parked next to the telephone box outside Primitive Angel between midnight and 1.50am on Saturday June 27th. Police believe the driver may have seen a group of youths in the area shortly before the incident took place.

The driver, or anybody who knows the driver, is encouraged to contact Cleveland Police as soon as possible.

Nine teenagers remain on bail pending further enquiries in connection with the incident.

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