Author: Godstime David

Northumbria police and crime commissioner Kim McGuinness says her team is working hard to prevent crime in the North East.  During a press conference at the University of Sunderland, she said the best way to reduce crime in the North East is to prevent it from happening in the first place.  She also said the […]

Sunderland residents have been reacting to Rishi Sunak’s appointment as UK Prime Minister. In his first speech, the Richmond MP promised to bring the party and country together. Rishi Sunak said he had been elected as the Conservative Leader and Prime Minister in part to fix mistakes made by his predecessor. Barber Christopher Clark said […]

Rishi Sunak’s appointment as Prime Minister has been criticised as “undemocratic” by North East Labour MPs. The former chancellor was selected by more than 180 Conservative MPs to succeed Liz Truss as Tory leader. This announcement sparked mixed reactions across the North East, but Labour MPs were united in their disapproval. Newcastle Central MP Chi […]

In just 44 days after taking office, Liz Truss has resigned as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party. In an address outside Downing Street, Ms Truss said she could not deliver the mandate on which she was elected. Liz Truss is the shortest-serving Prime Minister in the UK. In a statement read outside […]

Residents in Tyne and Wear have reacted to calls for the UK Prime Minister to resign. This comes after Liz Truss apologised for her Government’s mistakes and moving “too fast”. The pressure to leave office intensified following a proposed U-turn from tax cuts and ex-chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s sacking which raised questions of credibility in her […]

A 67-year-old has been taken into custody over reports of “malicious communication”. The man remains under police watch following reports of “malicious communication” which led to the evacuation and temporary closure of City Hall and other parts of the city centre. The Northumbria Police confirmed a 67-year-old man had been arrested following an investigation into […]

Sunderland City Hall has been evacuated and surrounding roads temporarily closed as a precaution following a “credible threat” received today. A release issued online by authorities said staff members are working with the police force to get the situation under control. The statement also said services and businesses will operate as usual. “City Hall has […]

Amidst pomp and pageantry, international students celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary at the University of Sunderland City Space on October, 1. The date has become an annual tradition for Nigerian students at the University of Sunderland. The yearly celebration includes music, food, dance, speeches, and traditional outfits to mark the country’s independence in grand style. […]

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