There are major line closures on the Tyne & Wear Metro due to maintenance work.
The sections between South Gosforth and Regent Centre, and South Gosforth and Benton are affected until Saturday. Replacement buses will be in operation.
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Veterans, cadets, dignitaries and serving Northumberland Fusiliers have paid tribute to those killed at the Battle of the Somme
Clear spells. Showers. Brisk winds. Sunday looks like the better day
Two men whose grandfathers fought in the Tyneside Irish battalion and died together on the Somme have returned to visit their graves.