SINGER-SONGWRITER David Gray will kick off a greatest hits tour in Newcastle, it was announced today.
Northern Ireland police chief Sir Hugh Orde last night had the "complete and unequivocal" support of Ulster Secretary Peter Hain after it was revealed that he had fathered a secret love child.
There is much excitement in the Marc Bolan camp. Next year sees the 30th anniversary of the glam rock singer's death and the fan club is busy preparing events to commemorate the date.
Westlife are heading back to the Toon. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details.
Wearside-born programme-maker Chris Cowey followed in the footsteps of Simon Cowell last night as a judge on ITV1's latest tuneful reality show.
Soulful songstress Alison Moyet will be bringing her distinctive tones to the North-East later this year - having announced a concert date at The Sage Gateshead.
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