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Meet the Newcastle couple who quit their jobs to play poker

Meet the Newcastle couple who quit their jobs to play poker

A Newcastle couple who jacked in their studies and day jobs to travel the world playing poker are celebrating their biggest win to date. Poker fan Jonathan Bowers said he was ‘beyond relieved’ after he won £36,115 in a major Texas Hold ‘Em tournament...

21 min. ago in Regional North East
 
Pervert who lives near three Whitley Bay schools caught with indecent images of kids

Pervert who lives near three Whitley Bay schools caught with indecent images of kids

A pervert who lives near three Whitley Bay schools was caught with more than 600 indecent images of children. Michael Farrar was found with the vile stash, which he had collected between May 2015 and November 2016, when police searched his home in...

21 min. ago in Regional North East
 

Here's how schools are supporting transgender and non-binary pupils

Saffy Kershaw-Mee knows first hand the struggles teenagers grappling over their gender face. Born a girl, Saffy grew up a tomboy before realising aged 19 that they were neither male or female. The former marginalised genders officer at Newcastle...

21 min. ago in Regional North East
 

North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel

Welcome to The Chronicle’s live breaking news blog for Thursday, October 19 2017. Here are our regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport from across the North East. We will have pictures, video, tweets and comments covering...

today, 06:46 in Regional North East
 
Newcastle's RVI unveils new tech used on the International Space Station

Newcastle's RVI unveils new tech used on the International Space Station

Patients at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) are now able to benefit from a cutting edge piece of technology that is also being used on the International Space Station. A new eye evaluation suite has been opened at the hospital, which...

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 

The pothole capital of the North East is revealed - although figure leaves a council confused.com

The true depth of the North East’s pothole problem has been revealed in new figures. Just under 80,000 potholes were reported on the region’s road last year. The survey was conducted by price comparison site confused.com which submitted a Freedom of...

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 
Want to boost your salary? These are the jobs which pay the biggest bonuses

Want to boost your salary? These are the jobs which pay the biggest bonuses

Interested in boosting you salary? Maybe you’d like to splash out on a new car or a luxury holiday, but your current salary doesn’t quite give you enough spare cash to enjoy the good things in life. Well a new report from employer review company...

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 

Will Labour really block a 'no-deal' Brexit if that's the only one on offer?

What exactly happens if the UK fails to agree a deal with the EU? Labour has said it will oppose a “no-deal” Brexit. But that may be the only type of Brexit on offer. So the question is, could Labour actually oppose quitting the EU when the time...

yesterday, 21:12 in Regional North East
 

Murdered Mark Shaw's family reveal his baby daughter will tragically never know her 'amazing' dad

Tortured murder victim Mark Shaw’s family has paid tribute to their “amazing” boy - and revealed he has a daughter who will tragically never know him after his girlfriend fell pregnant just before he was killed. As evil killers Zoe Warren and Keiran...

yesterday, 21:02 in Regional North East
 

MPs voted unanimously to pause Universal Credit but the Government plans to ignore them

The House of Commons has called on the Government to pause the roll-out of Universal Credit. But Ministers are set to ignore the Commons decision - and press ahead with the controversial new benefit despite admitting that some claimants are waiting...

yesterday, 20:05 in Regional North East
 

Evil murderers Zoe Warren and Keiran Adey jailed for life for 'merciless' killing of Mark Shaw

Evil murderers who tortured defenceless Mark Shaw to death have been jailed for life after they were convicted of carrying out the shocking killing. Twisted Zoe Warren and violent Keiran Adey savagely murdered harmless Mark in horrific circumstances....

yesterday, 18:42 in Regional North East
 

Read murderer Zoe Warren's sick attempt to cover-up her crime on Facebook

Killer Zoe Warren posted a sick online tribute to her dead boyfriend Mark Shaw - just hours after she had brutally murdered him. In a failed rouse to cover-up her sickening crime, the 20-year-old took to Facebook to express her fake brief and...

yesterday, 17:42 in Regional North East
 

Watch Laura Pidcock and Theresa May's heated clash over Universal Credit

Labour’s Laura Pidcock asked Theresa May whether the rollout of Universal Credit was “gross incompetence” or “calculated cruelty”. The North West Durham MP took aim during Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. Mrs May defended the new benefits...

yesterday, 16:53 in Regional North East
 

Universal Credit claimants forced to wait 10 WEEKS for money

Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has admitted some Universal Credit claimants have to wait 10 weeks for their money. It follows warnings that Universal Credit claimants in Newcastle have racked up more than £1.1m in rent arrears, largely...

yesterday, 16:53 in Regional North East
 

FA accused of 'blackmail' after apology over 'racially discriminatory' remarks

The lawyer who initially cleared former England women's manager Mark Sampson of bullying and racism has changed her mind and decided he did make two racist remarks to players. Katharine Newton, a highly qualified barrister, was called in by the...

yesterday, 16:02 in Regional North East
 


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