Capital Reports: North East

22 January 2019, 07:37

North East top stories

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

Tuesday 22nd January

Brexit Latest

For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn's officially backing a second referendum on Brexit.

It's after at least eight of the North East's Labour MPs have already called for one.

The Prime Minister said no to one yesterday - when she was setting out her Brexit Plan B.

Theresa May also said she won't push back the leave date of March the 29th.

Ice Bar In Newcastle

Just as the temperatures drop - the North East's first ice bar is due to open this week.

It's being sculpted at Newcastle's Stack - by a man who's cut ice for some major names, including Game of Thrones.

Checkatrade Trophy

Sunderland manager Jack Ross says his team stand a good chance against Man City's Under 21s later.

The Black Cats host the young side at the Stadium of Light in the quarter finals of the Checkatrade Trophy.


Ant and Dec could pick up an 18th consecutive Best Presenter prize - at the National Television Awards tonight.

That's despite Ant's step back from presenting for the last year.