It was party time as re-formed S Club 7 rolled back the years to delight fans at Newcastle's biggest music venue Metro Radio Arena
Exactly four weeks from now David Ducasse will be nervously counting down to the biggest performance of his career as he attempts to convince 150 million TV viewers to vote Britain to Eurovision Song Contest success.
A shocked Jo O'Meara walked out of the Celebrity Big Brother house and into the glare of bad publicity as the racism row reared up again last night.
A seventies pop star, a veteran film director, Michael Jackson's brother - and a former Journal columnist - were among those locked into the Celebrity Big Brother house last night.
The Tyne has had water over the weekend and fish have again been running.
I cannot tell a lie. I would have paid good money to someone willing to venture to Wearside on my behalf last night.
The world premiere took place this week of a musical coming to the region.