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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.





Shocking 999 audio recordings played at inquest of James Carlo Wilson who was shot by police
James Wilson, 24, died in hospital three days after being shot in Frenchman's Way, South Shields, in March 2016

North Shields residents get into festive spirit early with impressive decorations display
This home on Lynn Road in Billy Mill one of the first to get the lights out in time for Christmas 2018

North tells Government: Back us and we'll make a success out of Brexit
The findings of the first Convention of the North are to be presented to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry

Bus driver likely to walk free for knocking over schoolgirl after CPS drop serious injury charge
Carol Hadwin, of Walker, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and prosecutors said they will not proceed with a charge of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

This NUFC fan's WWE-style Rafa Benitez rant has gone viral - watch why
Toon fan 'Geordie Ric Flair' split opinion online after he delivered a speech following Newcastle United's win over Bournemouth

Look around the new multi-million pound school aiming to net teens the top tech jobs of the future
The North East Futures University Technical College aims to train teenagers up to fill the high-earning tech jobs of the future

Fight to stop Gateshead pub becoming flats is back on as fresh plans are lodged
Gateshead Council previously rejected bid to revamp The Chopwell Hotel after community opposition

Tyne Tunnel changes could happen very soon - before the barriers are removed for good
Digging around in your pockets for loose change will soon be a thing of the past

Congestion charges for cars could happen if the bus company behind Go North East gets its way
Go-Ahead Group, which provides 175,000 bus journeys every day under the Go North East brand name, said local councils should be more willing to introduce road charges

Brexit: Labour chair Ian Lavery says there is 'no prospect of a decent Brexit deal being passed through Parliament'
A Brexit deal is within sight at last, but Theresa May faces battle in Parliament