Northumbria University academics help research report which reveals diphtheria could be on the rise again The efforts to vaccinate people against Covid-19 could be having an impact on treating another killer disease, says medical experts.
, of South Shields, was caught with items stolen from a house in Gosforth including a coin collection, passports and a birth certificate A treasured coin collection was among the stolen haul found on a criminal who has been abusing drugs since he was nine.
Jarryd Hayne was covered with blood after alleged sexual assault - and when young woman texted him later saying 'I didn't want to do that' he sent a blunt three word reply, rape retrial jury hears
Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne (pictured) has pleaded not guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual assault inflicting actual bodily harm on the then-26-year-old woman It was not a young woman's protests of 'no' that stopped a 'rough' and 'forceful' Jarryd Hayne's alleged sexual assault on her, a Sydney jury has
Aaron Bell says the controversial Walleys Quarry landfill would never have been granted planning under his proposed law A North Staffordshire MP is proposing a new law to better control smells from landfill sites – as the Walley's Quarry controversy continues.
It is the 28th time has breached a restaining order Rule-breaker breached a restraining order twice in two days - by turning up at his dad's house.
Young mother left disgusted after sex offender boyfriend failed to tell her about his past A CONVICTED sex offender is back behind bars after he moved in with a young mother without disclosing his deviant past.
But there's a warning that Staffordshire is still above the England average Coronavirus cases in Staffordshire have hit a five-month low.Latest figures show Staffordshire has a seven-day Covid-19 infection rate of 75 cases per 100,000 population - the lowest level since October.
The complainant in the retrial of former NRL player Jarryd Lee Hayne has told a court that a “rough” and “forceful” alleged sexual assault only stopped when her genitals began to bleed.
Footy star Jarryd Hayne ignored young woman's protests of 'no' and only stopped his 'rough' alleged sexual assault when blood gushed out onto his hands, jury hears in rape retrial
The complainant's pre-recorded evidence in the rape trial of NRL star Jarryd Lee Hayne is being played in his retrial.
Airbnb host claims a guest at his holiday home has turned into a squatter - setting up a flagpole in the yard, hiring a GUARD and hoarding furniture and plants
An Airbnb host claims a woman who was renting his holiday house has now turned into a squatter who has erected a flagpole and hoarded furniture.
There was no doubting for anyone other than Steve Bruce, that Sunday’s fixture against West Brom was a must win game.
Newcastle United supporters have backed a charity appeal by Glenn Roeder's family Glenn Roeder's family have launched a fundraising appeal in honour of their late father.
Jack Hetherington may have arrived at Belmore with a shocking judiciary record but the club's newest enforcer only has to look to Dylan Napa in his quest to get a grip on controlling his aggression.
Stephanie Sillifant was found 'suddenly and unexpectedly unresponsive' at her flat in Park View student village on October 4 A first year student with two pre-existing conditions died from natural causes within days of arriving in Newcastle for university, an inquest has heard.
Two men have been arrested in Walker and have since been released under investigation Suspected drug dealers were snared by police after cash, cannabis and uncut cocaine were found hidden inside a microwave.
Newcastle student Stephanie Sillifant died of natural causes Student accommodation was searched by police following the deaths A NEW student who was among four young people to die in the Newcastle area over a weekend, causing police to issue a drugs warning, had no illicit substances in her body and died
McCoist was on co-commentary duty for Newcastle's dire 0-0 draw with West Brom Ally McCoist has opened up on how poor of a spectacle Newcastle's 0-0 draw with West Brom was on Sunday.
The ‘body in the freezer’ murderer, Sharon Swinhoe, has died in prison after testing positive for Covid-19.The Newcastle killer was serving 25 years for murdering her retired civil servant boyfriend Peter McMahon before plundering his bank account for thousands of pounds.
The Newcastle mole who leaked the story of a training ground mishap is a “treacherous wretch”, according to Simon Jordan.Reports emerged on Wednesday evening that Steve Bruce and winger Matt Ritchie were involved in a training ground bust-up.
By Dan Rose Sports reporter MATT Ritchie had “even emptied his locker” at Newcastle to head back to Cherries in January, according to a report in the Athletic.