BBC news for Northumberland

T in the Park death: Teenager's drink 'might have been spiked'

Megan Bell died at T in the Park and had "extremely high levels of ecstasy" in her bloodstream.

Blow kiss officer hails Manchester's 'outpouring of appreciation'

PC Downing said he had been proud to be able to support the city after the bomb attack

Shaun O'Connell named as motorcyclist killed in crash

The crash happened on the A696 near Kirkwhelpington, police said.

Celtic v Aberdeen: Sunderland job no distraction for final, says Derek McInnes

Attracting the interest of Sunderland has proved no distraction ahead of the Scottish Cup final, says Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes.

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Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

Donald Trump calls his son-in-law a 'good person' after reports he sought a secret line to Moscow.

N Korea fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

Pyongyang has accelerated the pace of missile testing, causing international concern.

Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat

The Australian fisherman lost "a fair amount of blood" after being hit by the 200kg (440lb) shark.

Paris mayor may ban black feminist Nyansapo festival

The majority of the events at the Nyansapo Festival will be open only to black women.