A priest has admitted stealing tens of thousands of pounds donated to his church in County Durham
Rafa's The New Gaffer At Newcastle
Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new manager at Newcastle United.
The Spaniard, whose taken charge of Liverpool and Chelsea previously, takes over from Steve McClaren - who was sacked earlier today.
Benitez will be thrown in at the deep end - with The Mags facing a relegation battle.
They're currently 19th in the Premier League.
His first test will be on Monday when they go to top of the table Leicester.
Police investigating the murder of a man in Whitley Bay are continuing to question one man
A 6ft 6ins car dealer has avoided jail, after he was accused of driving, while stood up across the Tyne Bridge
Police say the burned body of a three-year-old Shih Tzu called Charlie, was found in Walker in Wednesday
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred station:
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.