News & Features

North News & Pictures is recognised as one of the UK’s top Press agencies.

Our team of award-winning photographers and journalists cover breaking news across the North East, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and the Scottish Borders.
We provide comprehensive court coverage - with a dedicated court reporter at Newcastle Law Courts - and our features department is one of the busiest in the business, providing a steady stream of exclusives for magazines and newspapers.

Added to this we have valued partnerships with some of the leading news publications in the North and many people choose us to market their editorial material.

These relationships, allied to our own talented in-house team, form the foundation for our success and allow us to broaden the media services we can offer.

Recent Articles:

Daily Star

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Lad Kept Alive By Onesie ..!

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.

Lovely full page show for NNP story about Charlie Walker, whose allergies have been eased by a futuristic suit more >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

Daily Mirror

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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>