Capital Reports: North East

20 February 2017, 08:25

North East top stories

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

Monday 20th February

Search Engines Crack Down On Illegal Content

Watching the footy on illegal live-streams and downloading pirated films and music gonna get a lot harder.

Google and Bing have both signed up to a new, voluntary code of practice - designed to stop users accessing dodgy content providers.


More Anti-Trump Protests Planned

There will be protests across the UK later - including one in Newcastle - as MPs debate Donald Trump's planned state visit to the UK.

It's being discussed in Parliament after more than 1 point 8 million people signed a petition against Theresa May's invitation to the US President.


Vandals Target Hebburn Cemetery 

Around 25 graves - at a cemetery in Hebburn have been knocked over - and had beer cans, tea bags and even dog mess left on them.

Police say it happened in two separate attacks over the weekend.


Cyclist Dies In Easington

A cyclist's died after being hit by a car in Easington.

Police say it happened in Colliery Lane - next to the junction with Murton Lane - yesterday morning, when he collided with a black Jaguar.


NUFC Take On Villa

After being bumped down to second by Brighton YET AGAIN this weekend - Newcastle can go top of the Championship with a win over Aston Villa tonight.

Villa haven't had a win since Boxing Day.


Odd Collab For Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez's new track 'It Ain't Me' has been remixed - to feature none other than Vin Diesel.

He says he stepped out of his comfort zone to sing on the track, which could mean we'll have to step out of ours to actually listen to it.

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