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Newcastle International Airport is situated 6 miles north-west of Newcastle city centre.

Newcastle International Airport is linked via Metro to Newcastle Central Station.

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Angel of the north Newcastle (usually shortened from Newcastle upon Tyne) is a large city in Tyne and Wear, England. It is located on the north bank of the River Tyne and was formerly the county town of Northumberland. The city was founded in Roman times under the name Pons Aelius. The city is the 20th most populous in England; the larger Tyneside conurbation, of which Newcastle forms part, is the 5th most populous conurbation in England. Newcastle is a member of the English Core Cities Group[3] and (with Gateshead) the Eurocities network of European cities.

The 1960s saw the internationally successful rock group, The Animals, emerge from Newcastle night spots such as Club A-Go-Go on Percy Street, the 1980s saw Geordie singer Brian Johnson join Australian supergroup AC/DC. Other well-known acts with connections to the city include Sting, Dubstar, Dire Straits, The Wildhearts, 3 Colours Red, Duran Duran, and more recently Max´mo Park, The Sound Explosion, Yourcodenameis:milo, The Motorettes and Kubichek!. Neil Tennant, singer from the Pet Shop Boys, was schooled in Newcastle. There is also a thriving underground music scene that encompasses a variety of styles, including Drum and Bass, doom metal and Post-rock.

Nightlife in Newcastle

Newcastle has a reputation for being a fun-loving city with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. More recently, Newcastle has become popular as a destination for Stag and Hen parties. Newcastle was in the top ten of the country's top night spots, and The Rough Guide to Britain placed Newcastle upon Tyne's nightlife as Great Britain's no. 1 tourist attraction.

There are notable concentrations of pubs, bars and nightclubs around the Bigg Market, and the Quayside area of the city centre. There are many bars on the Bigg Market, and other popular areas for nightlife are Collingwood Street, Neville Street, the Central Station area and Osborne Road in the Jesmond area of the city. In recent years "The Gate" has opened in the city centre, a new indoor complex consisting of bars, upmarket clubs, restaurants and a 12-screen Empire multiplex cinema.

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Uri Geller bids to save Newcastle United from brink of relegation - Chronicle...
22 May 2015 at 5:13am


Uri Geller bids to save Newcastle United from brink of relegation
Uri, who started following the Magpies through his Toon-mad solicitor and best friend, said: ?Me and my wife follow football so when I saw the position Newcastle is in I thought I could help. ?When I tried the last experiment it really worked ...
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Israeli psychic Uri Geller thinks he can save Newcastle Utd from relegation to ...International Business Times UK
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Kevin Kilbane: I would rather be in Hull City's shoes than Newcastle United's...
22 May 2015 at 9:27am

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Kevin Kilbane: I would rather be in Hull City's shoes than Newcastle United's
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On the final day of the 2008-9 season, as on Sunday, Newcastle were the other club hoping to retain their status, with Alan Shearer's team at Aston Villa. Yet as Hull were a point better off Kilbane says he and the rest of the team froze. ?We were ...
Newcastle United set to revert to short list of three as they head into ...ChronicleLive
Stewart Downing insists West Ham will not let Newcastle off the hookSkySports
Relegation battle: Can Hull repeat escape at Newcastle's expense?BBC Sport -ESPN FC (blog) -Eurosport
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