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London, Birmingham and Newcastle residents are the most ‘house proud’ in Britain, study finds

HOMEOWNERS from London, Birmingham, and Newcastle are more ‘house proud’ than any other area of the UK, according to a study. Researchers explored the nation’s love for their homes – taking a detailed look at a host of factors including money spent on their dwellings, time spent doing DIY and the number of unfinished jobs. […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…


Childhood sweethearts killed in hit and run as they walked to favourite restaurant as driver who sped from scene jailed

A DRIVER has been jailed for two years after killing childhood sweethearts in a hit-and-run smash. Ann, 75, and Lawrence Nickerson, 79, were walking from their parked car to their favourite restaurant when they were hit by a speeding car in Newcastle. Ann was killed at the scene on Jesmond Road while her husband Lawrence […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…



Sick smugglers post travel-agent style ‘half price’ deals & promo vids on Facebook & TikTok to lure desperate migrants

PEOPLE smugglers are using social media to share sickening ‘half price’ family deals to lure desperate migrants on illegal crossings into Britain. Brazen traffickers are targeting migrants on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok – with some offering to get them to the “City of Dreams” for around £3,000. The Sun uncovered a number of accounts on […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…


Brits hit the town in Newcastle, Nottingham and Portsmouth for one of the last nights out before Second Lockdown

BRITS have hit the town in Newcastle, Nottingham and Portsmouth for one of the last nights out before the country goes under lockdown for a second time. Revellers enjoyed the night out before the whole country goes under a second lockdown as a result of a dramatic surge in coronavirus infections. In Newcastle, hundreds of […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…



How rogue dealers flogging ‘bad batches’ & slipping cards under freshers’ doors have sparked fresh UK drugs crisis

IT is a parent’s worst nightmare. Just a day after Sandra Foster Larmour dropped “beautiful princess” Jeni, 18, off for her freshers’ week at Newcastle University, she was dead. Horrifyingly, the teen’s death was no freak event.  Vivacious Jeni, deputy head girl and a chorister at school, was one of four youngsters to be killed […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…


Northumbria University hit by coronavirus as 770 students test positive days after teens pictured breaking ‘rule of six’

HUNDREDS of students have tested positive for coronavirus at Northumbria University – days after youngsters were pictured breaking the rule of six. Around 770 people are infected with the virus at the uni in Newcastle-upon-Tyne – although just ten per cent are showing Covid symptoms. It’s the single-largest outbreak in the UK and comes after […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…