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Tributes continue to pour in for Swedish DJ Avicii found dead, aged 28 – this morning we look over some of his biggest hits. The electronic dance music producer, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead in Oman on Friday afternoon. In a statement his publicist said: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce […]

North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is celebrating the academic achievements of 413 members of staff tonight at an annual awards event at Ramside Hall. The annual event marks the education, learning and development of staff on the frontline and in support services. Presenting the awards, Yvonne Ormston, chief executive said: “We recognise the value of […]

Ariana Grande is back with brand new music marking the first time the singers released anything new since the Manchester Terror Attack last May. Today (Friday 20th April) 24-year-old Grande unveiled her new track No Tears Left To Cry, 11 months on from the attack during her concert at Manchester. Ariana Grande’s partner Mac Miller […]

Sunderland Ladies are back in action this weekend as they are preparing to face Bristol City following a midweek defeat away from home. The Black Cats went down 3-0 away to Manchester City Women on Wednesday night at the Academy Stadium. This weekend the Wearsiders return to Mariners Park in the first of two home games […]

More than 60 of the UK’s biggest music festivals have pledged to ban the use of plastic straws at their events this summer. StraThe group of independent festivals, including the likes of Bestival, Boomtown Fair and Shambala, have also committed to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2021. Organised by the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), […]

The University of Sunderland has launched a campaign this week tackling attitudes to hate crime, harassment and violence. The campaign, which includes an animated video, posters and a poem focusing on what is acceptable behaviour, has been created by two University of Sunderland graduates. The new campaign was created in response to a national call […]

YouTube superstar, ComedyShortsGamer, Deji, is coming to Newcastle this summer at an exciting 2 day festival called Glitch, on 30th June and 1st July. Glitch is set to take place at Metro Radio Arena and will showcase the latest games alongside pro eSports tournaments and gaming from Fortnite to Fifa and Minecraft to Lego. The […]

Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars lead the way in the nominations for the 2018 US Billboard Music Awards, with each receiving 15 nods. All three are up for Best Artist and will compete with Drake, who has nine overall nominations, and Taylor Swift, who has five. Sheeran, who’s flying the British flag, has […]


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