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Seven North East gigs to see in the next seven days

Music
Easington's own Matt Baker returns home to share the secret of a good panackelty with Countryfile viewers.

Countryfile’s Matt Baker to stir up interest in panackelty with homecoming show

News 2

TV Choice: What to watch on TV and Streaming this week

TV and Film
There's trouble for the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill (Pearl Mackie).

TV Choice: 5 of the best shows to watch this week

TV and Film

TV Choice: Chaos in Corfu as The Durrells return

TV and Film

Cinema: Diamond geezers bring strange but true heist story to the big screen

TV and Film

Big Preview: Murder, mystery and problems with theology in an unlikely hit

TV and Film

Food & drink: Cook's tip: clever bread

Eating Out
Jessica tries her hands at making a Pink Princess Smoothie.

Shaping Up: Try this recipe for a Pink Princess Smoothie

Opinion

Seven North East gigs to see in the next seven days

Music
Ed Sheeran, who is currently touring his new album Divide. Picture: PA.

Review: Ed Sheeran, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Music
More than 500 exclusive releases will be available on Record Store Day.

Record Store Day: 10 top tunes to seek out on vinyl

Music
Maximo Park release their new album, Risk To Exist, on Friday.

Maximo Park announce intimate record shop gigs

Music
Ed Sheeran's two nights at the Arena are among the most anticipated gigs of the year.

7 must-see North East gigs in the next 7 days

Music

Theatre announcement: West End smash Matilda to play Sunderland Empire on first UK tour

Theatre and Comedy
Breech! by Benjamin Sullivan which is on the shortlist for the BP Portrait Award 2017, which features an all-female line-up of sitters. Picture by Benjamin Sullivan/National Portrait Gallery/PA Wire

Painting of breastfeeding mother heading to Sunderland as part of National Portrait Gallery exhibition

News
Private Alfred Campin of the 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry during battle training in Britain, March 1944.

Image of Durham Light Infantry soldier to feature in groundbreaking war book

News
How many of these top 20 books have you read?

Top 20 books Brits claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Arts
The grammar vigilante at work, correcting an errant apostrope. Pic: BBC News.

'Grammar vigilante' tackles the scourge of rogue apostrophes

Offbeat 1
Easington's own Matt Baker returns home to share the secret of a good panackelty with Countryfile viewers.

Countryfile’s Matt Baker to stir up interest in panackelty with homecoming show

News 2

TV Choice: What to watch on TV and Streaming this week

TV and Film
There's trouble for the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill (Pearl Mackie).

TV Choice: 5 of the best shows to watch this week

TV and Film
This month's Delicious.Magazine

Food & drink: Cook's tip: clever bread

Eating Out
Jessica tries her hands at making a Pink Princess Smoothie.

Shaping Up: Try this recipe for a Pink Princess Smoothie

Opinion
This meal from the Tesco Finest range has been recalled.

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy fears

Eating Out
Aldi and Lidl are being boosted by shoppers facing rising prices as higher inflation continues to push up the cost of a supermarket trip. Pic: PA.

Aldi and Lidl benefit as inflation pushes up supermarket prices

Business