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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It's part of the investigation into the disappearance of Donna Keogh from Middlesbrough in 1998 when she was just 17 years old.
The move is likely to lead to the loss of more than 1,500 jobs.