A1 Southbound lane blocked on entry slip road due to broken down vehicle at A694 / A69 (Blaydon / Consett turn off)
The book Fifty Shades of Grey is a racy, controversial novel and it's been flying off the shelves. Now, after a Facebook serial, one woman is working on a book called Fifty Shades of Chav.
Karen Boswell, Managing Director of East Coast unveils the newly named "Blaydon Races" electric locomotive with "Queen of the Blaydon Races" Sheila Shorrick-Dodds.
Former England and Newcastle United player Alan Shearer also took part in the naming ceremony at Newcastle Central Station.