Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer attracted hundreds of fans to Newcastle's Northumberland Street for a signing of copies of She Looks So Perfect. They will be back in May to support One Direction at Sunderland's Stadium of Light.
The four musicians spoke to Rachel Sweeney about fame, fans and the anxious wait to hear Sunday's chart position.
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Major routes were brought to a standstill, homes were left without power and more than a hundred schools were forced to close due to snow.
Ben Stokes is due to appear in court on an affray charge on the same day he would be making his international return.
It's causing chaos on the region's roads but the snow has created some stunning landscapes across the North East.