Anton Vickerman was jailed for four years at Newcastle Crown Court after being found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to defraud. He'd set up and run a website which allowed users to download pirate videos for free.
More top news
Emergency services were called to an address on Wingrove Road, Newcastle, following a report of a fire at around 2:46am.
Stammering affects around 700,000 people in the UK
North east festivalgoers have been enjoying live music at Hardwick Hall this weekend, as part of popular music event Hardwick Live.