Capital Reports: North East

7 December 2016, 18:42

North East top stories

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

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Two Bodies Found in Northumberland Fire 

Two people are believed to have died in a house fire in Northumberland.

Emergency services were called to a terraced house in Lucker near Belford, just before 5:40 this morning. 


MP Troll Found Guilty 

An internet troll who posted a string of anti-Jewish articles about a Labour MP is facing up to seven years in jail.

Joshua Bonehill-Paine from Somerset has been found guilty of racially harassing Luciana Berger.

The Court heard the 24 year old called the MP an "evil money-grabber''. He also claimed the number of Jewish Labour MPs was a "problem".


Ex-Football Coach Arrested Over Child Abuse

An ex-football coach has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences against children.

Jim McCafferty handed himself into a police station in Belfast.

The 71 year old worked in Scottish and Irish football from the 1980's.


Cruz Beckham's Christmas Single Raising Money For Charity

Cruz Beckham's hoping his new Christmas single - which got its first play on Capital Breakfast - will raise money for our charity Global's Make Some Noise.

The profits from 'If Every Day Was Christmas' will go to help small charities that struggle to get heard.

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