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Birthday wishes for 55-year-old Tyne Tees

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@itvtynetees Nope BUT Happy Birthday anyway.. and a welcome guest in the living room over the years :-)

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Happy birthday to @itvtynetees 55 years ago today, an iconic channel was born.

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Auf Wiedersehen Pet: 30 years on

It's almost three decades since the first episode of Auf Wiedersehen Pet was broadcast. The globally successful sitcom featured a group of Geordies who travelled to Germany in search of work.

Tim Healy starred in the programme. He spoke to Pam Royle and Ian Payne about the unexpected success.

For more information on the upcoming Auf Wiedersehen weekend in Newcastle, click here.

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BGT auditions in Byker

From singers to magicians and dancers, a wealth of talent turned out in Newcastle today to audition for ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent. Producers were talent spotting in Byker, looking for the next big thing.

Those who make it through go on to the next round of auditions and perform live in front of judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.

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