Wearsiders planning on attempting unsupervised Christmas dips this year - are being warned to think twice. The RNLI are reminding us life guards don't work during the winter - and that the sea is cold, dangerous and unpredictable.
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No action for Sunderland today - as the Black Cats face bitter rivals Newcastle United tomorrow in the Tyne - Wear derby. Gus Poyet has Emanuele Giaccherini back from injury - though Billy Jones is still out.
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Sony has defended its decision to cancel a film mocking the North Korean regime after the studio suffered a damaging cyber-attack.
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