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The Evening Chronicle is the daily, evening newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, covering Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and Northern County Durham. It was founded in 1885 by Joseph Cowen.





Jeremy Corbyn is in a muddle over North of Tyne devolution deal
Speaking to ChronicleLive, the Labour leader failed to back the deal and claimed there's been no agreement, despite progress of NTCA

Row over refund from energy company which took over from bust supplier
Future Energy no longer trading but successor should have paid money owed to customer

Some people will admire Jeremy Corbyn's refusal to accept the official line about Russia
Corbyn has been mocked for raising the issue of Iraq and weapons of mass destruction, but some people will agree with him

Sunday Times names Britain's best place to live: It's not in the North East, but it's not far away
Tynemouth had been in the running for the Sunday Times' Best Place to Live in 2018, and was named the winner for the North East

Why Hebburn isn't REALLY the site of a zombie apocalypse
Comedian Johnny Vegas was in South Tyneside this weekend to film his new comedy horror film in which Hebburn stars as the site of a zombie apocalypse

Metro trains cancelled after tree falls on track between Airport and Regent Centre
The service was suspended at around 3pm due to "obstruction on the line" and remained down for several hours

The extraordinary life of boxer John L Gardner who ran a tough Tyneside pub and was stabbed 14 times
The former British and European heavyweight champion lived in Tyneside for many years, where he ran one of the toughest pubs and was stabbed 14 times

Meet the mum helping to cut the cost of prom by handing out £500 dresses - for FREE
Nicola Tunstill's 'Prom in the Community' project helps girls feel like a million dollars on their prom night, without spending a penny

Meet little Emily Morrison - the four-year-old who saved her mum's life by calling 999
The quick thinking Sunderland youngster swung into action when her epileptic mum collapsed on the livingroom floor

Jeremy Corbyn calls for calm over Russia crisis during visit to Newcastle
Speaking to ChronicleLive, the Labour leader said security agencies need time to 'consider the possibilities' about the nerve agent attack