Ed Howe

Newcastle Editor of The Tab

Ed Howe
Newcastle University


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£70k raised for Newcastle agric who died after being hit by a taxi on night out in York

The taxi driver has since been charged with the student’s death

NUSU Elections: Meet the candidates for Editor of The Courier

Get voting now

NUSU Elections: Meet your presidential candidates

They’re all better than Trump

Sankeys is ‘officially opening in Newcastle’

Over 8,400 people voted for Newcastle

Nearly 70 per cent of you think the Union was WRONG to suspend the Rugby Club

Over 800 people voted

The best signs from yesterday’s anti-Trump rally in Newcastle

“You’re only good for memes”

With student suicide rates hitting new heights, the Samaritans are here to help those in need

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people aged 20 to 34

Digital is officially the world’s 31st greatest club

It’s risen four places since last year

Bar Blanc and The Tab are hosting a charity live acoustic session on Monday

It’s raising money for Great Ormond Street

Meet the the Newcastle students raising money for a children’s shelter in Indonesia

They’re doing a back-yard cake and second-hand clothes sale on Saturday

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck is in Newcastle TODAY

Christmas is finally here

Walton Robinson voted Newcastle’s least favourite estate agent

Letting you know the facts

Rebel Thursdays has moved to The Cut

You get a free can of Red Stripe on entry

Students upset as Eat4Less prices soar

Cost of baguettes are up 25%

Halloween twenty-sixteen: What’s going on in Newcastle?

The go-to events this weekend

Byron are giving away over 250 FREE chicken burgers in Newcastle this weekend

Cluck yeah

Mak & Pasteman to headline MASSIVE end-of-year send-off at Hoult’s Yard

It’s happening next Thursday

Newcastle to disaffiliate with the NUS

67% voted to leave the NUS

Newcastle will probably LEAVE the NUS

We did a poll

Tab Poll: What will YOU vote in the NUS referendum?

They’re calling it Nexit

Best of Newcastle Yik Yak – Exams edition

Have a break, have a Yik Yak

Two third years are currently hitch-hiking back to the Toon after becoming stranded in Liverpool

A Geordie guy named Tim picked them up

Why doesn’t everywhere sell cheesy chips and bolognese?

It’s like lasagne with chips

Newcastle tops Oxbridge and Durham in new uni rankings

The rankings were based on student opinion

Newcastle grad confirmed dead in Brussels terror attacks

He’d been missing since Tuesday

Totally on fleek, it’s Newcastle’s clubbers of the week

End of term meltdown edition

Watch an American guy attempt a Geordie accent on US TV show

It sounds like a cross between Irish and Scottish

There’s been a robbery at a Jesmond jewellers

Police have cordoned off AC Silver next to Fat Hippo

Newcastle entrepreneurs create platform to make applying for jobs easier

They’re working with companies involved with Disney and Star Wars

Can you guess which celebs went to Newcastle University?

Take the quiz to see how well you know Newcastle’s alumni

The Chuckle Brothers are coming to Tiger Wednesday

To me, to the White Room

NUSU Elections: Meet the Education officer candidates

One candidate’s hoping it’s third time lucky

Clubbers of the week

Get shakey

Yes-man Chris Young wants YOUR vote for NUSU President

He eats Creme Eggs all in two bites because he likes to get things done

Meet Newcastle’s roguest sports team: The Takraw Society

You learn something new every day

Unite Against Fascism will march in Newcastle on Saturday

They want students from both Unis to join them

Newcastle’s couples will spend nearly £50 on each other on Valentine’s Day

Couples in Preston spend the most

Best of Newcastle YikYak

Exams, protein puns and Wallace and Gromit

Newcastle clubbers of the week

Filthy February edition

‘Hitler was right’: Fascist protesters stormed city centre yesterday

One of them was doing the Nazi salute

Newcastle United player Fabricio Coloccini is expanding on his £1m Jesmond mansion

He earns £24,000 per week

Newcastle is the UK’s eighth best student city

We’re also 67th in the world

Someone is selling a bottle of Drummond puddle water for £66k on eBay

Postage is £2.80

Permission granted to demolish and rebuild Ricky Road

Debbie Dumpling is outraged

‘We’re basically a team of endurance athletes’: What it’s like working at Eat4Less

They serve over 30,000 people a week

Newcastle’s best drinking games

Featuring Waitrose, the Metro and Eat4less

The best of Newcastle Yik Yak: December 2015

Sausage wallet

We sat down with the Yorkshire society

At their last social, everybody got a free bottle of wine

Newcastle opens a new Greggs store… across the road from a Greggs store

There are already 31 Greggs in Newcastle alone

Newcastle’s clubbers of the week

Squad goals

It’s official: Rahs are the worst thing about Newcastle

Sorry Hugo

Liquid Nightclub demolished for student accommodation

Even the owners thought it was rubbish

What is the worst thing about Newcastle?

You can’t say Northumbria

The best of Newcastle’s Yik Yak

Sunderland uni is in the firing range

What your Jesmond street says about you

Brentwood is the Chelsea of the Toon

We checked out Newcastle grad’s new cat café on Quayside

They were really fluffy