5 Seconds of Summer stopped off in Newcastle as part of their radio tour. They talked to Rachel Sweeney about 1D, their new single and fame!
First edition Spiderman, X-Men, and Viz comics were among thousands on sale in Newcastle.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is returning to Newcastle Theatre Royal this autumn following a successful season last year.
Ant McPartlin chopped off the tip of his thumb as he prepared a Sunday dinner for his sidekick Declan Donnelly, the Sun reports.
The presenter was working out how to use a vegetable-slicer when the accident occurred, as he was planning to make dauphinoise potatoes the next day. He told the Sun:
"It was a complete disaster. I ended up slicing the top of my thumb off. God, it was painful. It hurt like hell. There was a lot of blood."
The star rushed to hospital, hoping that the tip could be stitched back on, but medics were only able to clean and dress the injury. Despite his ordeal, he managed to cook a roast for his friend and business partner the next day.
Blade Runner and Alien film memorabilia is going up for auction on Teesside this morning.
Items from the films directed by Ridley Scott, who grew up in Stockton, include typewritten manuscript of Bladerunner and unique prints from the films.
Girlband Little Mix have done what so many other British bands have tried and failed to do - and cracked America.
Two of the band's members, Jade and Perrie, are from South Shields and we have been following their successes since they won the X factor just over two years ago.
They are now being called the biggest girlband in the world.
Katie Oakes looks back at their journey to the top.
Watch her full report below.
Little Mix's album went to number one in the iTunes album charts earlier this month in America.
They are on tour there at the moment and their name has been up in lights in New York's famous Times Square.
For those who have followed them since their first auditions on X Factor in 2011, like Metro Radio DJ Dan Black, it's little wonder they're making their mark across the pond.
The girlband Little Mix have done what so many British bands have failed to do - and cracked America.
Half of the band are from South Shields and just over two years since becoming the first group to ever win the X factor, their album is number one in the US iTunes charts and their name is up in lights in New York's Times Square.
A museum believes it has unearthed the worst Valentine's Day card in history.
The 100-year-old Victorian example features real facial hair stuck on the design to resemble a moustache.
Its caption reads: "For The New Woman! With St. Valentine's Heartiest Greetings and Best Hopes that she will receive another (moustache) - With A Man Attached."
The card, which dates from around 1900, has gone on display at York Castle Museum as part of its celebration of the most romantic day of the year.
Pop group The Vamps have announced an 11 city tour that includes Newcastle. The 'Wild Heart' band will perform at Newcastle City Hall on September 25.
Bradley Will Simpson, guitarist James McVey, drummer Tristan Evans and bassist Connor Ball, have recently been on tour as main support to Taylor Swift.
Some of the world's most rare and collectable comics including first issues of Spider-Man and X-Men have sold for £23,000. The most expensive comic sold for £880 and that was a 1979 Viz comic. A 1963 issue of The Amazing Spiderman went for £780.
Seven volumes of Eagle comics were bought for £520 at the Anderson & Garland auction room in Newcastle.