Sports writer, Henry Winter swam the Tyne after losing a bet. He said that if Newcastle United ever committed to Alan Pardew long term, he would swim the Tyne. Alan Pardew signed a new contract. Henry Winter started preparing to do this...
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Sunderland Minister has opened a chapel for people to express their solidarity and sympathy for those affected by the Manchester attack.
The Headmaster of Harrogate Grammar School in North Yorkshire has confirmed that two if its pupils were injured in the Manchester attack.
Police and venues said they will review their security procedures following the attack in Manchester, but stressed there was no threat