Willie Mason has apologised to fans and the Newcastle Knights after being charged with drink driving on the way to training.

The Knights star admits to having a few beers at an Australia Day celebration yesterday and thought he’d be okay to drive this morning.

Fire crews are battling a large building blaze in the Newcastle suburb of Mayfield.

It broke out on Denison Street a little over an hour ago.

And New Zealand singer Lorde was the big winner at this year’s Grammy’s, taking home two gongs, including Song of the Year.