Newcastle United's French Foreign Legion are settling into life on Tyneside.
The Magpies have signed five French players since the January transfer window opened and they were all training with their new team-mates this morning.
Newcastle say that they have probably finished their business in this transfer window, but over at Sunderland, manager Martin O'Neill says that they are still looking for new arrivals.
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Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand has been examining the snapshots for Berwick-upon-Tweed, a marginal seat in this year's election.
Blyth Tall Ship has received grant of £777,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to buy and restore a 100 year old wooden tall ship.
There are 37 constituencies in our region - 26 Labour, nine Conservative and two Liberal Democrat - but three of particular interest.