In pictures: Journalist Henry Winter swims the Tyne

Henry takes to the water at 11am on October 07
Henry takes to the water at 11am on October 07 Credit: ITV
Henry is helped out of the cold water
Henry is helped out of the cold water Credit: ITV
Henry is thanked by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation
Henry is thanked by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Credit: ITV
Celebrating keeping his promise
Celebrating keeping his promise Credit: ITV

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Tyne swim for bet-losing journalist

Daily Telegraph writer Henry Winter swam across the river Tyne, after losing a bet on twitter. He said Newcastle United would not commit to Alan Pardew.