Charlie Walker, 4, from South Tyneside, who suffers from multiple allergies, has been saved from needing hospital treatment by a futuristic looking suit - which his parents imported from America. Charlie lived in agony because of severe reactions to dust, sand and perfumed products, until his mum Cheryl and dad Chris came across the suit which eases Charlie's skin rashes and prevents him from scratching.
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Tributes left at the Sir Bobby Robson statue outside St James' Park for supporters John Alder and Liam Sweeney more >>
Friday 11th July 2014
A mum got to feel her tragic son's heartbeat once again when she accidentally met his donor recipient. more >>
Thursday 10th July 2014
Thousands of striking public sector workers march through Newcastle city centre today - pics by Raoul Dixon .. more >>
Wednesday 9th July 2014
Legendary AC/DC front-man Brian Johnson received an honorary Doctorate from Northumbria University (JULY 9) .. more >>
Saturday 28th June 2014
NNP reporter Erinn Kerr's story about the world's lightest bodybuilder - published in the Daily Star (28/06).. more >>
Monday 16th June 2014
Pictures by NNP staff photographer Chris Ratcliffe in today's Mirror, Mail and Telegraph .. more >>
Thursday 12th June 2014
110 year old Nazar Singh, who lives in Sunderland, is thought to be Europe's oldest man .. more >>
Tuesday 3rd June 2014
Lovely full page show for NNP story about Charlie Walker, whose allergies have been eased by a futuristic suit more >>
Sunday 1st June 2014
Kings of Leon on stage at St James' Park in Newcastle last night (Sat). more >>
Monday 26th May 2014
UKIP's Jonathan Arnott wins one of three North East seats in the European Parliament .. more >>
Monday 12th May 2014
The bodies of three missing kayakers were found in the Tyne today (MON) after being reported missing on Sunday more >>
Wednesday 7th May 2014
A 77 year old driver died after a crash at a level crossing near Malton, North Yorkshire (WEDS 7TH MAY) .. more >>
Tuesday 29th April 2014
Dramatic images of a helicopter flying-in huge bags of stone to Helvellyn - helping to repair erosion .. more >>
Thursday 24th April 2014
One Direction super-fan heartbroken after learning she is too young to use her concert ticket .. more >>
Tuesday 22nd April 2014
'E.U.' Aren't Old Enough To Vote!
Five year old Faith Moody from Guisborough, North Yorkshire, who was sent a polling card for the upcoming European elections. Picture by NNP staff photographer Richard Rayner ..
Five year old Faith Moody who was sent a polling card for the upcoming European elections ..! more >>
Friday 11th April 2014
The picturesque Carlisle to Settle railway route which was saved from closure 25 years ago more >>
Wednesday 26th March 2014
Amazing treasure-trove of artefacts dating back to the 1500s - hidden away in Beamish Museum's vaults .. more >>
Monday 17th March 2014
The Millennium Bridge, which links Gateshead to Newcastle, jammed after a scheduled rotation at 13:00 (MON).. more >>
Thursday 13th March 2014
A66 brought to a standstill after man's penis was chopped off, it is understood. NNP pics from the scene today more >>
Tuesday 11th March 2014
The search continues for 50 year old father of three Mark Bushnell, who was reported missing on Sunday (MAR 9) more >>
Wednesday 19th February 2014
Six of the world's rarest steam locomotives reunited for the last time. Beautiful pics by NNP's Paul Kingston. more >>
Monday 17th February 2014
Paul Kingston's dramatic images featured in the Mirror and Metro (FEB 17TH) .. more >>
Tuesday 11th February 2014
Guides' Victory In Secular Oath Row
A girl guide group who rallied against a decision to BAN them from the association for refusing to drop God from their oath have won their fight. The group were told they would be EXPELLED if they did not comply and start using a new oath which does not mention religion.
A Girl Guide group have won their fight to keep references to God in their oath - story by NNP's Erinn Kerr. more >>
Tuesday 11th February 2014
Fantastic show in the Express for NNP's story about the Teesside family thought to be the oldest in the world! more >>
Wednesday 5th February 2014
Puppy 'Arrested' ..
Little Milo, a white Maltese Terrier had been living with the Donkin family at their home in Hexham, Northumberland for three weeks, before trading standards officers took her into quarantine when it was discovered she was one of 10 puppies illegally imported from the Netherlands. Milo's illegal status was uncovered during a routine check-up, when the vet found - unbenownst to the Donkin family - that Milo's passport was fake. Pictured with owner Eleanor Donkin ..
Story by NNP's Matt Millington and Erinn Kerr, with pics by Paul Kingston, in today's Mirror (05/02/14) .. more >>
Monday 3rd February 2014
Geordie Shore Star Spared Jail ..
Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison walked free from court after a leaving two women injured in a stiletto shoe attack. The 26-year-old lashed out after ice, which was thrown at her by a reveller, hit her in the face at the House of Smith club in Newcastle, where she and fellow cast members were recording the MTV series last July.
Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison spared jail after stiletto shoe attack in popular Newcastle nightspot .. more >>
Tuesday 28th January 2014
Fourteen arrests made during a series of raids in Newcastle, as part of Operation Sanctuary.. more >>
Thursday 16th January 2014
Stunning apartment in Newcastle wins top interior design prize at the International Property Awards more >>
Tuesday 31st December 2013
Ferry Blaze Accused At Court
Boden George Hughes, 26, suspected of starting a fire on a North Sea ferry bound for Amsterdam in December last year, appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates Court today (DEC 31) ..
Man accused of starting a fire on a North Sea ferry to Amsterdam appears at court (DEC 31) .. more >>
Thursday 26th December 2013
Huge queue of keen festive shoppers eagerly await the opening of the Next Boxing Day sale at 6am this morning more >>
Sunday 22nd December 2013
Christmas '1900s style', at Beamish Museum in Stanley, County Durham .. more >>