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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.





Who are Grant Molloy and Adam Guthrie on Geordie Shore? Two local lads join show for series 17
Geordie Shore is back on MTV for series 17 with six new cast members including four Aussies and two lads from closer to home

Police at Washington stand-off LIVE: Officers negotiating with woman in Oxclose since early hours
Police have been negotiating with a 'woman in distress' in the Oxclose area of Washington for around 12 hours

Moving minute's silence for South Shields couple who died in the Manchester attack
A huge crowd gathered to pay their respects to those killed in the bombing including Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry

How a trip to the Metrocentre left woman minutes away from tragedy after horror smash
Stephanie Wilkinson suffered a number of horrific injuries in the crash and believes she would not have survived without the help of the air ambulance

Football club offers support to young players after death of Daniel Sirrell in Amsterdam
The popular Harton and Westoe FC player died in Amsterdam on Sunday

Newburn Bridge remains closed day after 'catastrophic' water main burst
Newcastle City Council and Northumbrian Water remain at the scene where the water main burst on Monday morning as the bridge is inspected

Which prison is Lee Rigby's killer Michael Adebolajo in? We look at HMP Frankland's notorious prisoners
Michael Adebolajo is locked up alongside murderer Ian Huntley, Rhys Jones' killer Sean Mercer and the Yorkshire Ripper at HMP Frankland

Two strikes will cause chaos on North East trains this Thursday and Saturday
Northern Rail passengers have been warned services will be busy and to give extra time for their journey

Police drivers set to be offered better protection against dangerous driving charges
The law does not currently take into account officers' advanced training if there is a collision during a pursuit

Promising young footballer, 21, dies during trip to Amsterdam with his friends
Friends are now fundraising to bring Daniel Sirrell's body home