Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urges Britons to 'summon the discipline' to avoid second lockdown
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to avoid a second national lockdown after warning there have been "too many breaches" of coronavirus rules.
Rose West and Myra Hindley review: ITV documentary offers salacious look at their prison liaison
Anyone remaining unconvinced that real-life serial killers are box-office need look no further than the TV schedules. Last week it was David Tennant as Dennis Nilsen in Des, next week BBC2 begins a three-part series about Harold Shipman, and sandwiched between them is the documentary Rose West and Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story (ITV). Two for the price of one, it must be an absolute banker for the channel.
Full text of Boris Johnson’s coronavirus statement to the Commons
The Prime Minister introduced a string of new restrictions to reduce transmission of the virus while safeguarding the economy.
Coronavirus: New restrictions could last for six months, Boris Johnson says
New restrictions including a 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants could remain in place for six months as the UK battles coronavirus, prime minister Boris Johnson has said.
Eldon Square and Metrocentre extend student shopping event to a fortnight
Shopping centres in Newcastle and Gateshead offer students two weeks of bargains and discounts up to 50% and here is what's on offer
Newcastle cemetery: Bid to indentify mystery man who tended graves
The man was found collapsed next to a grave he had been tidying in a cemetery.
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce takes the blame for "awful" Brighton result
The Newcastle coach started the season on a positive note - but the tide has turned against him after a terrible 3-0 home loss to Brighton
Dancing on Ice lineup as contestants for new series are confirmed
The lineup for Dancing on Ice 2021 is starting to take shape with the first contestants now confirmed
Alleged hit and run victim still being treated for 'life-changing' injuries
Police are still probing incident near Four Lane Ends interchange as arrested suspect released under investigation
Patient arrested after 'swiping sweets' from doctor's bag
A 29-year-old man has been charged with burglary and is will appear in court
Whitley Bay High School pupil tests positive for coronavirus
It is just the latest in a growing number of infections at schools around the North East
Why Covid means it's extra important to get a flu vaccine
Coronavirus and flu combined are deadly, so officials are urging people to get a free flu jab from the NHS or pharmacies like Boots, Tesco, Superdrug