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Hostage situation underway at UK job centre

A hostage situation is underway as a man armed with a knife is believed to be holding several members of staff hostage at a job centre in Newcastle, England, on Friday.

Knifeman holding hostages at job centre in northeast England: Police

 A man armed with a knife is holding employees hostage at a job centre.

Leeds United striker Chris Wood's late strike foils New castle 1-1, leaves Brighton clear four points ahead

Leeds United striker Chris Wood's late strike foils New castle 1-1, leaves Brighton clear four points ahead

Leeds still have some work to do if they are to secure a place in the promotion playoffs but the late leveller leaves them in fourth place -- three points ahead of seventh placed Fulham.

Ayoze Perez stars as Newcastle stun championship rivals Brighton 2-1 to boost Premier League hopes

Ayoze Perez stars as Newcastle stun championship rivals Brighton 2-1 to boost Premier League hopes

Benitez`s men are two points ahead of second placed Brighton and eight in front of third placed Huddersfield as they look to secure an immediate return to the Premier League following last season`s relegation

Pro-EU Londoners rebel with `Lexit` secession call

Londoners mobilised on social media Saturday to back a campaign to go from Brexit to `Lexit`, calling for their city to divorce Britain and "move in with our friends" in the European Union.

Arsenal go top, Ayoze Perez late show ends Tottenham's run

Arsenal go top, Ayoze Perez late show ends Tottenham's run

Arsenal went a point clear of City and Leicester and three points above fourth-place Manchester United, who lost 2-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday.

EPL: Spot of bother sparks Sunderland stroll against bitter rivals Newcastle

EPL: Spot of bother sparks Sunderland stroll against bitter rivals Newcastle

Sunderland swept to a record sixth successive Premier League triumph over bitter rivals Newcastle as Fabricio Coloccini's controversial dismissal sparked the hosts' 3-0 win at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.

Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini cautions Sergio Aguero about his fitness

Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini cautions Sergio Aguero about his fitness

English football giants Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has urged star striker Sergio Aguero to "listen to his body" and not play for Argentina in their next set of World Cup qualifiers if he hasn't recovered fully from his current hamstring injury.

Chelsea sink nine-man Arsenal, West Ham stun leaders Manchester City

Chelsea sink nine-man Arsenal, West Ham stun leaders Manchester City

Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard gave Chelsea a controversial 2-0 win over nine-man Arsenal on Saturday while leaders Manchester City crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat against West Ham.

Runner dies in Great North Run half marathon

A runner has died in taking part in the Great North Run half marathon event in Newcastle, organisers announced on Sunday.