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Ed Sheeran sports Newcastle shirt to watch match with Alan Shearer

Award-winning singer Ed Sheeran joined a Newcastle legend at St James' Park to see the Magpies beat West Ham 2-1.

While watching his former club climb out of the relegation zone, Alan Shearer tweeted a picture of his guest sporting the Newcastle kit.

Four-time Brit Award winner Sheeran is in the city to perform at a charity ball in support of the Alan Shearer Foundation.

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World famous Newcastle puddle drained

The site of the puddle. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The drama is over.

The Newcastle puddle which captured the eyes of the world has been drained by the council.

Close to 20,000 people at a time watched events unfold yesterday on Periscope, with the hashtag #DrummondPuddleWatch trending on Twitter.

Newcastle law library was just one user to wish the puddle a goodbye before it was cleared.

The live stream was set up by a local company after employees were amused watching people attempt to navigate the puddle.

Beth Hazon, Managing Director at Drummond Central, and other onlookers, told ITV Tyne Tees they thought it was simple, silly fun.

Committed puddle fans can get a permanent memento. On eBay, a bottle of Drummond Puddle water has been on sale since yesterday. The latest bid stands at £65,900.

Credit: Periscope
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