Capital Reports: North East

26 May 2018, 05:53

North East top stories

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

Saturday 26th May

Ireland 'Repeals The 8th'

Two exit polls are suggesting more than two-thirds of voters in Ireland want a ban on abortion to be lifted.

People have been deciding whether to get rid of the the Eighth Amendment

That makes terminations illegal in all but exceptional circumstances.


Northern Workers Walk Out

There are problems on the trains in the North East - there's another strike by RMT workers on Northern Rail.

Northern say they expect their services and replacement buses to be extremely busy,

Workers are walking out in a row over the role of guards


Man Arrested Over Shooting

A man who suffered a wound to his arm after being shot by armed police in Bishop Auckland yesterday has been released from hospital.

Officers say they've arrested a 23-year-old man over what happened.


Liverpool Take On Real Madrid

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says there's a "special spirit" in the team ahead of tonight's Champions League final.

They're looking to become European champions for the sixth time when they take on holders Real Madrid in Kiev.