Capital Reports: North East

17 January 2017, 18:38

North East top stories

Everything you need to know happening in the North East right now

Tuesday 17th January 

PM Reveals Brexit Plan 

The Prime Minister's given a huge speech about how the government plans to deal with Brexit

Theresa May's confirmed the UK will be leaving the single market.

She's also announced MPs will be getting a vote on the final Brexit deal.


Claudia Search Stepped Down 

A police investigation into the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence is going to be scaled back.

The chef went missing in York almost eight years ago.

A 3 year review has cost £1 million. 


Teenager Arrested Over Metro Fight 

Three people have been arrested after a fight on a metro train in North Tyneside.

It happened yesterday evening at Wallsend station. It was filmed and shared on social media.

Two men have been released on bail, a 16-year-old boy remains in custody.


Instagram Live 

You can now broadcast live video on Instagram, like you can on Facebook and Twitter.

Instagram says it gives users another way to connect with friends and followers "in the moment" in a fun, low-pressure way.

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