● Police 'increasingly concerned' for missing 62-year-old man Officers are asking the public for assistance in locating William Tailford who was last seen by his family at around 7am on Wednesday
● Alex McLeish hails 'exciting' Newcastle Newcastle marched into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a 7-0 win over League Two Morecambe
● Latest Covid infection rates in North East as South Tyneside records 286 cases Latest figures show the Covid-19 infection rate has increased in all seven local authority areas across the region
● Second coronavirus case confirmed at secondary school On Wednesday, Churchill Community College sent a letter to parents telling them there had been another positive case at the school - the first case was confirmed on Saturday
● Morecambe boss Derek Adams hails 'absolutely outstanding' Newcastle after seven-goal Cup win The Shrimps boss was full of admiration for Steve Bruce's side after they stormed into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup
● McDonald's confirms 10pm closing, dine-in, delivery and drive-thru rules Table service will continue for dine-in customers and new opening hours are in place in 1,300 open McDonald's branches around the UK
● Two staff members at Bedlington school self-isolating due to Covid-19 case St Benet Biscop Catholic Academy, in Bedlington, says no students have been considered to be at risk of coronavirus
● NUFC's midfield dominance shines through & suggests a future partnership of old There were several stand out players from Newcastle's victory over Morecambe
● People so worried about their appearance that it makes them ill MPs are investigating the growing problem of poor body image, which can lead to eating disorders and depression
● Newcastle United's world record transfer and a Chronicle scoop In the new edition of Four Four Two magazine, former Chronicle journalist Alan Oliver recalls how he broke the 1996 Alan Shearer transfer story in an age before...
● Move to redraw huge flats plan that could 'blight' Quayside Plans to build a 14-storey tower on one of the last undeveloped parcels of land on the Newcastle Quayside sparked a backlash from neighbours earlier this year
● Two B&M staff members from same household test positive for coronavirus B&M has confirmed that two employees at the store in Delves Lane, Consett, County Durham, are now self-isolating in line with Government guidance
● NHS test and trace app launches today - how it works Matt Hancock says the app will help in the fight against the 'invisible killer'
● A walk along Newcastle's Quayside 160 years ago - in a very different world Recalling Newcastle's Quayside and the River Tyne over the last 160 years, through the eyes of a long-established Tyneside maritime company
● Full list of places you now must wear facemask Under new Covid-19 rules which come into force on Thursday, more people will have to wear masks and face harsher fines for not using them
● Isaac Hayden's reaction after goal sums up Newcastle's ruthlessness vs Morecambe Newcastle United hammered Morecambe in the Carabao Cup and Isaac Hayden's reaction after scoring said it all about the Magpies' ruthless...
● New Covid rules in force today - here's everything you can't do Boris Johnson announced the new regulations on Tuesday and they will be enforced from Thursday, with tough fines for those who break them
● Lying fantasist posed as paramedic and property developer while fleecing OAP Mark Mowatt, of Amble, stole almost £45,000 in life savings from his mother's former partner, who has branded him a 'manipulative liar'
● Steve Bruce reiterates his strategy with League Cup quarter-final within reach Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce eager to progress to last eight after landing tie away to Newport County
● 'Inspirational' PE teacher 'would have been so proud' as pupils say farewell Pupil at Blyth Academy held a balloon release on Wednesday night to say goodbye
● Newcastle United transfer LIVE - Murphy future update All the latest Magpies news and transfer gossip as we near the end of the transfer window
● Jacob Murphy will stay at Newcastle after Morecambe display The winger impressed as the Magpies romped to a 7-0 win over Morecambe in the Carabao Cup third round
● Joelinton moment hints at newfound Newcastle confidence after mix-up - 5 things Newcastle United hammered Morecambe 7-0 at the Mazuma Arena and here are five things we learned from the Magpies' Carabao Cup victory
● Morecambe 0-7 Newcastle United player ratings Here's how the United players rated after a night to remember at Mazuma Stadium