As 30,000 fans prepare to see One Direction's final performance in the North East for a while, we're catching up with the boys.Read the full story ›
"Watch this space... let's try and make history as an independent when my music drops. Team Grimmy to win and I love all of the contestants in the final 12. X factor has been an incredible experience and I'm so grateful and proud of making the final 6. So excited to get to work. I'll see as many of you as I can soon. Show dates and venues TBC!"
One Direction fans are turning out to see the band in Newcastle.
30,000 fans will get to see them over the course of three nights.
One Direction have said this will be their last tour in quite some time as they prepare to take a break in the spring.
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This year's event saw very little disorder across the nine days, with only five people arrested for minor offences.
The festival is held in Houghton every year in October and dates back to the 12th century. It features a fairground, church events, shows and community events.
We're really pleased that this year there was very little disorder right across the whole of the festival. This really does go to show what a fantastic community event it is and I'd like to thank all those attending for the great atmosphere."
Teesside singer Josh Daniel has made it through to the final six boys on The X Factor, mentored by radio DJ Nick Grimshaw. Josh will go to Judges Houses representing the North East. If he makes it through that stage, he will feature on the live shows on ITV.
So there we go! My final 6 boys! Got some winners in there??
Josh moved Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini to tears when he dedicated an audition to his late friend.
There has been a spell of ice and snow in the North East, but all is not what it seems.
We sent Ross Hutchinson to investigate this sudden cold snap in Newcastle.
After almost eight years in an Indian prison, Peter Bleach was plunged back into his former life as an arms dealer by a Danish film-maker.Read the full story ›
Multi-platinum, recording artist Bryan Adams has announced a Newcastle date for ‘The Get Up Tour’.
The 10-date arena tour will make a stop at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday 13th May 2016.