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Northumberland Street performer's life saved by skills

Daniel, known as Mr Freak, learned the skill in 31 days after he felt suicidal. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Longhorsley plane 'grope' vicar jury fail to reach verdict

The jury heard the vicar had never met the male student before the trans-Atlantic flight. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Newcastle United: Rafael Benitez plays down bust-up between Jamaal Lascelles and Matt Ritchie

Rafael Benitez plays down a reported training-ground bust-up between club captain Jamaal Lascelles and midfielder Matt Ritchie, saying it happens because players "want to...

Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Saracens

Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Saracens in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (15:00 BST). Source: BBC News Northumberland

Manchester City v Newcastle United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Newcastle United. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Daniel Barlaser: Newcastle midfielder joins Accrington Stanley on loan

League One side Accrington Stanley sign Newcastle United midfielder Dan Barlaser on loan until 1 January 2019. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Numbers of elderly in 24-hour care set to double by 2035

The social care system is "at breaking point", a local government official warns. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Man with dwarfism describes street abuse

Eugene Grant is regularly abused by people as he walks around Newcastle. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Wonga collapses into administration

The payday lender's collapse follows a surge in compensation claims amid a government clampdown. Source: BBC News Northumberland

County Championship: Northants thrash Durham inside two days

Northants bowlers dismiss Durham for just 129 and 133 in a seven-wicket win at Chester-le-Street. Source: BBC News Northumberland

'Sick sadist' Paul Hind trolled grieving families

Paul Hind apologised for targeting the families of four dead people on social media. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Lauren Laverne to host Desert Island Discs

Lauren Laverne will fill in for the presenter, who has the painful condition fibromyalgia. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Play centre boss jailed for filming girls undressing

Married father-of-two Darren Johnson used "peepholes" to film women and girls. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United

Nottingham Forest knock Premier League Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second consecutive year after a dramatic finale. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United

Nottingham Forest knock Premier League Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second consecutive year after a dramatic finale. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Longhorsley vicar dismisses 'idiotic' plane groping accusation

Reverend Peter McConnell tells a court he had four small bottles of wine, but was not drunk. Source: BBC News Northumberland