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Piers Morgan completes Cheryl's challenge

Earlier today, Mrs Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (as she is now known) took the ice bucket challenge, a challenge which has gone viral on social media.

She nominated Piers Morgan and he was quick to oblige, filming his own challenge in the Caribbean.

The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. The idea is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation.

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Cheryl latest celeb to undertake the ice bucket challenge

Mrs Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (as she is now known) is the latest celebrity to undertake the ice bucket challenge, a challenge which has gone viral on social media.

The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. The idea is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation.

Cheryl posted her ice bucket challenge on her instagram and twitter accounts:

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15 specialist officers moved while rape reports investigated

Police have confirmed 15 specialist officers have been moved to other duties while some reports of rape continue to be investigated.

This is after some reports of rape in the North East may have been incorrectly recorded as "no crime", according to a recent audit by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).

Read More: Reports of rape to be reviewed by Northumbria Police.

Chief Superintendent Neil Adamson from Northumbria Police has spoken to ITV Tyne Tees about the ongoing investigation:

Police appeal for identification of man in Newcastle

Police appeal by Northumbria Police
Northumbria Police have released CCTV images of a man they need to speak to Credit: Northumbria Police

Police investigating a public order offence in Newcastle have released CCTV images of a man they need to speak to.

The incident occured at 9.35pm on Saturday, 21st June when a 16-year-old girl was travelling on a bus and was approached by a man who used insulting and abusive words towards her.

The man got on the bus at Armstrong Road in Benwell and got off again after two stops.

Police investigating the incident need to speak to the man in the images, who is believed to be able to help with their enquiries.

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