Lee Irving murder: Life for 'brutal bully' James Wheatley
A "vicious and brutal bully" is sentenced to 23 years in jail for the torture and murder of a vulnerable man.
'Frighteningly easy' for criminals to get Visa card details, study claims
It is "frighteningly easy" for criminals to get security details for a Visa debit or credit cards, according to research from Newcastle University.
Asbestos claims hit £10m over English schools
BBC News finds councils in England have paid out £10m due to school asbestos compensation claims.
Jonjo Shelvey: Newcastle midfielder given racial abuse charge hearing date
Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey faces his charge of using racially abusive language in the week beginning 19 December.
Football child sex abuse: Ex-Newcastle player David Eatock latest to speak out
Former Newcastle United footballer David Eatock says he was abused by coach George Ormond.
Hundreds report football child abuse to police
About 350 victims have reported child sexual abuse within UK football clubs, say police chiefs, with one force identifying 10 suspects.