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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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Tottenham power their way past Newcastle and into the semi-finals - The Guardian
18 Dec 2014 at 1:34am

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Tottenham power their way past Newcastle and into the semi-finals
The Guardian
This time it was Newcastle United who switched off. A mere 34 seconds were on the clock at the beginning of the second half when Nacer Chadli was allowed to drift unchallenged from left to right before drilling a low shot past the hapless Jak Alnwick.
Newcastle vs Sunderland was always massive... but Capital One Cup loss takes ...Daily Mail
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Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle: Nabil Bentaleb, Nacer Chadli, Harry Kane and ... - D...
18 Dec 2014 at 1:14am

Daily Mail

Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle: Nabil Bentaleb, Nacer Chadli, Harry Kane and ...
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Having conceded four in a blur at Arsenal on Saturday and it somehow got worse for Newcastle's rookie keeper as he conceded four more at Tottenham. He made a dreadful error for the first, dropping the ball from a corner, which allowed Nabil Bentaleb to ...



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