Little Mix attended the premiere of One Direction's film 'This Is Us' last night. Tyneside's Perrie Edwards, girlfriend of Zayn Malik, was pictured on the red carpet wearing a ring on her engagement finger.
Jade Thirlwall, also from South Tyneside, tweeted saying the couple are not engaged and that the ring is a symbol of commitment.
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Thousands of primary school pupils in the North East are expected to be absent today, as parents pull them out to protest against SATs.
Kerrie Gosney brings you Monday night's forecast
North East parents are most likely to raid their children's piggy banks to pay for things such as parking, takeaways and the tooth fairy.