This year's British Science Festival is drawing to a close on Tyneside, but the all important research goes on.
An ambitious project is taking place at the Baltic 39 art gallery in Newcastle.
One of the things that makes human beings unique is our ability to appreciate art and scientists are trying to work out why this is by examining the human brain.
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Hundreds of Newcastle fans are taking part in a protest in the city centre ahead of today's home game against Tottenham.
Thousands of Newcastle fans are expected to boycott today's game against Tottenham at St James' Park.
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