Hundreds of people have turned out for X Factor auditions at the Sage Gateshead.
Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Simon Cowell was returning to the ITV programme.
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Remaining windy and mostly cloudy with further outbreaks of rain which will be persistent over the Pennines
Too often, he fails to reach his potential. But scoring at Newcastle three years running means he'll never buy a drink on Wearside again.
Very windy and mild with rain at times