The North East gives its view about more power for the regions, austerity, the NHS and other key policies in the run up to the general election
Journal columnist David Taylor-Gooby says he wants to see a Labour victory at the election - but it has got work to do
A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies
Five things you might have missed in the North East from a manifesto created by our readers to an eight-year-old musical prodigy
Mick Quinn's welcome to Newcastle United may have been less than warm, but four goals on debut soon changed the fans' views
The two day extravaganza of an event on April 25 and 26 will welcome makers and creators from all over the world to Tyneside
Chef Davey Babooram shares his very special recipe for a mouth-watering lamb dish served at the Bowes Museum
Alice, Charlotte, Victoria, Arthur, Henry and James are amongst the favorite names for punters
On the day that Parliament is prorogued 'I'm going to do whatever I like' might also apply to voting"
Today those five-centuries-old bones will finally be sealed beneath a stone slab; everyone might calm down"
An event that passed largely unremarked as I was growing up in the 1960s, when substantial numbers of World War I veterans were still alive"
We support them, I was told, because it stops one person being typecast and taken for granted"
Ross Poldark is filling the pages of newspapers and dominating what the Americans call water-cooler conversation"
I can cite the reasonably good excuse that the British Empire had largely disappeared before I could get around to devoting myself to it"
Twice in my life I’ve lost the roof over my head. At two months I was carried from a home repossessed by the bank after my father’s business crashed"
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Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.