Twin towns

THE launch of the latest Big Brother series was given wall-to-wall coverage in yesterday’s press, with many titles reporting one pair of contestants coming from ‘Newcastle’.

Thing is, it’s Newcastle-Under-Lyme, in Staffordshire, not Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, where twins, Sam and Amanda, hail from.

Which, sadly, makes the headline across yesterday’s pages two and three of the Daily Record somewhat geographically-challenged: ‘Howay The Lasses’.

There, but for the grace of God…