Labour MP for North West Durham Pat Glass said fees of up to £9,000 a year are putting off many North youngsters from going to university
Sally marks 50th birthday year with same number of hill climbs after visit to Kenyan school in need
Business opportunities, succession plans and innovation on the agenda for event on February 5
The team, who will be covering Lisbon Airport, spent time in the North East before staff from Newcastle went to Lisbon to continue the training
Durham opener Calum MacLeod had a lean time in Dubai, but his Scotland side head Down Under in good heart
The action in Home Front, BBC Radio 4's epic First World War drama, transfers to the North East with a largely local cast
The Tynemouth couple behind Riley's Fish Shack are seeking crowdfunding support for more substantial premises
The decision to lower flags on public buildings in London has drawn criticism from some politicians
Murdoch, master media manipulator, is a marketing genius who realised there were millions to be made if he put naked beauties on Britain’s building sites"
Humour and religion should both be instruments to make our lives more bearable: to uplift, to bring us joy, to comfort us when we have good reasons for sadness"
I read that the number of British Jews emigrating to Israel has increased by 20% in the past year amid a surge in anti-Semitic attacks"
It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good; an economist might have written that old proverb. Current falling oil prices are serving to reduce the cost of living"
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