KEVIN Nolan has warned Newcastle they can never be complacent as he heeds the lessons learned by Amir Khan ahead of his world title defence this evening.
PAUL Blake admits his side will come unstuck against one of the BBL strugglers this season – but hopes it will not be Plymouth tomorrow.
Comedy favourite Al Murray heads north on his national tour. But the aggressive, in-your-face Pub Landlord of TV fame is quaking at the thought, as Keith Newton reports.
SHE has been one of the most recognisable faces on TV over the last few years.
WE might not have been picked as the Capital of Culture, but the region clearly has every reason to celebrate a happy new year – and beyond.
Takeovers and trophies, success and struggle, it has been another eventful year for North-East sport.
NEWCASTLE Eagles are on the verge of sealing the services of Dutch international star Bryan Defares.
TWO middle-period goals just over three minutes apart cost the Vipers dearly as they lost to the Phoenix for the second time this season.
NORTHERN Rock yesterday announced an extraordinary general meeting for the new year that will put bosses on a collision course with their two biggest shareholders.
NEWCASTLE coach Fabulous Flournoy has insisted any new recruit to the Tyneside ranks must be of European calibre.
Secret Santas are mainly used to liven up the last week for office workers.
Midgley’s transfer from Tyneside to Merseyside was finalised yesterday, and Flournoy is steadying the ship ahead of this weekend’s big BBL Cup competition in Crawley’s K2 stadium.
POP singer Kylie Minogue is returning to the North-East next summer to perform two concerts – and could break her own record in the process.
THE Kaiser Chiefs are the perfect band for the internet download era.
ADETERMINED Eagles side went back to the top of the BBL on Saturday night after a hard-fought victory over London Capital, writes JEFF KING.
A PATCHED-up Eagles outfit last night bounced back from defeat to demolish the travelling Leicester Riders.
WOMEN in business are being encouraged to plug the skills gap as part of a national campaign aimed at raising the profile of training and development.
KINGS of Leon front- man Caleb Followill may lack the stage presence and charisma expected in a lead singer, but what he lacks in charm is made up for in talent.
CAPTAIN David Longstaff struck twice as the Vipers won for the first time in seven games.
FOR those of you who know nothing about Maroon 5, their 2002 album Songs About Jane won two Grammy awards and went triple platinum but it took them a further five years to release their second studio album, It Won’t be Soon Before Long, in May this year.
ROB Wilson is confident a bumper home crowd can prove decisive at the Metro Radio Arena this evening as his ambitious Newcastle Vipers attempt to secure a place in the Challenge Cup final.
EAGLES’ play-caller Fabulous Flournoy will be fighting on all fronts tomorrow night when he welcomes former teammate TJ Walker to Tyneside in the BBL Cup.
McFly are promising fire, explosions and nudity when their live show hits Newcastle.
HIT for six at home on two consecutive nights, the Vipers must quickly regroup and rediscover the form that made them a force to be reckoned with.
FABULOUS Flournoy turned over old enemy Skouson Harker last night as the Eagles extended their lead at the top of the BBL, writes DAN WARBURTON.
THOMAS Jenkins, of Craghead, County Durham, wants to know what’s going on at Radio Newcastle following the disappearance of some popular presenters.
Reformed pop group Boyzone have announced a UK tour that will include a date in the North.
The 47-year-old moved to Newcastle from KPMG’s Leeds office last year to share his internal audit and risk management expertise with KPMG’s corporate and public sector clients in the North-East and further the office’s rapid expansion.
WELCOME to the Black Parade...or should that be welcome to the unknown?
AS if to prove there is still a small part of the fabled 1960s rock rebel still battling for recognition, Alice Cooper played for at least three minutes after the 11pm curfew imposed on his latest Newcastle show.
STALLS are selling fast for next year’s homemaker exhibition. The event, which will be held at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, has attracted the attention of businesses across the North-East.
FOR anyone who has ever wondered how one of the region’s best loved foodstuffs is made, or where Newcastle Falcons star Jonny Wilkinson gets his all important energy from, one new charity book has all the answers.
AS The Big Quit campaign continues across the country, Louise Horsburgh, 31 from Tyne and Wear urges smokers to sign up to The Big Quit and stop smoking for good.
Heaven And Hell, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle - IF Meat Loaf can’t hack it at the highest level, then this vibrant group of heavy metal veterans prove there is life in the old rock monster yet.
Foo Fighters at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle - DARKNESS falls on the crowd and hundreds of mobile phones glow like flickering lighter flames of the digital age.
AS the master of multiple personalities, it is, perhaps, no surprise that Vincent Damon Furnier boasts a redoubtable appetite for reinvention.
EAGLES’ marksmen Richard Midgley and Charles Smith combined to secure the double over Plymouth and extend Fab Flournoy’s unbeaten run to eight games.
EAGLES’ talisman Richard Midgley has issued a warning to potential BBL contenders that his in-form team-mates plan to dominate the league this year – by winning every piece of silverware on offer.
TOM Sherlock was last night considering his future in top-flight basketball after the former Wayne State favourite’s Newcastle Eagles career came to an end.