Newcastle City Council Leader Nick Forbes

Newcastle's Nick Forbes says 'don't forget local councils in rush to devolve power to Scotland'

Failure to devolve powers to English councils could breed resentment over Scottish devolution, says Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes

British Engines to buy Rolls Royce subsidiary Michell Bearings for £12m

Richard Dodd, from British Engines at St. Peters, Newvcastle
The Tyneside-based firm will buy Michell Bearings, a marine company based in Newcastle for around £12.6m in the autumn

Gosforth church remembers brothers killed in same First World War battle

A stained glass window at St Nicholas church in South Gosforth, dedicated to the Hunter brothers who were killed in the First World War
George Hunter, 28, and Howard Hunter, 26, were both captains in the 6th battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers

Ed Miliband says North East will get own minister once again during visit to region

Labour leader Ed Miliband
The post will be revived if Labour get into power but there will be no calls to streamline regional governance, according to the Labour leader

De La Rue flags £13.5m charge following issues with major customer

De La Rue products
Banknote maker said it would make an exceptional charge of £13.5m in its 2015 accounts, following an issue which started in 2010

Durham based Banks Group sees pre-tax profits shoot up to £21.6m

Richard Dunkley, group financial director at the Banks Group
The Durham-based mining, energy and property firm reported strong trading across all its divisions

BP profits drop 20% after being hit by sharp slump in oil and gas prices

BP
The Energy giant said it was "resettling and rebalancing" to meet current challenges, although profits were not as bad City expectations

Election 2015: Labour will stand up to bus companies and give rural passengers a better service

Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle
Shadow Environment Secretary Maria Eagle hits out at bus companies who objected to Labour's plans by likening her to Stalin or Hitler

Gordon Brown in Newcastle: Labour will make 'no deals, no coalitions'

Former Prime minister Gordon Brown pays a visit to Walker Technology College in Newcastle
Former PM warned Labour to move away from a regional benefits cap and critised Tories for attacking Ed Miliband during a visit to Walker

Souter Lighthouse in South Shields celebrates 25 years of being open to public

Dusk at Souter Lighthouse
Souter Lighthouse, in South Shields, opened its doors to the public for the first time in 1990

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is the richest person in the North East

Mike Ashley in discussion with Lee Charnley
Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley topped the North East Rich List despite his fortune falling by £250m

Newcastle Monument Mall wins top RICs property award

Tracerco Measurement Technology Centre
Monument Mall, in Newcastle, took home the top prize in the 2015 RICS North East Renaissance Awards at Newcastle Civic Centre

Sunderland's Geek Talent kicked into shape on Google bootcamp

Dominic Murphy, managing director of Geek Talent with Chris Lacey, junior developer
Sunderland-based digital recruitment innovators Geek Talent have landed a place on Google's coveted Launchpad course

Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown visit North East RECAP: Updates from Walker and Stockton-on-Tees

Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown null
Labour leader Ed Miliband and former Prime Minister Gordon Brown are in Stockton-on-Tees and Walker for their General Election campaign

Technip subsea orders boost first quarter revenues to €2.9bn

The Technip building on the bank of the River Tyne at Wallsend
The French oil services giant has upgraded expectations for operating profit in its subsea division to €840m

Taste of the County preparing to be toast of Northumberland County Show

There will be plenty of mouth-watering culinary treats in store on May 25 as The Journal joins forces with the County Show
A stained glass window at St Nicholas church in South Gosforth, dedicated to the Hunter brothers who were killed in the First World War

Gosforth church remembers brothers killed in same First World War battle

George Hunter, 28, and Howard Hunter, 26, were both captains in the 6th battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers

Newcastle's Nick Forbes says 'don't forget local councils in rush to devolve power to Scotland'

Newcastle City Council Leader Nick Forbes
Failure to devolve powers to English councils could breed resentment over Scottish devolution, says Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes

Election 2015: Labour will stand up to bus companies and give rural passengers a better service

Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle
Shadow Environment Secretary Maria Eagle hits out at bus companies who objected to Labour's plans by likening her to Stalin or Hitler

Ed Miliband says North East will get own minister once again during visit to region

Labour leader Ed Miliband
The post will be revived if Labour get into power but there will be no calls to streamline regional governance, according to the Labour leader
Richard Dodd, from British Engines at St. Peters, Newvcastle

British Engines to buy Rolls Royce subsidiary Michell Bearings for £12m

The Tyneside-based firm will buy Michell Bearings, a marine company based in Newcastle for around £12.6m in the autumn

De La Rue flags £13.5m charge following issues with major customer

De La Rue products
Banknote maker said it would make an exceptional charge of £13.5m in its 2015 accounts, following an issue which started in 2010

BP profits drop 20% after being hit by sharp slump in oil and gas prices

BP
The Energy giant said it was "resettling and rebalancing" to meet current challenges, although profits were not as bad City expectations

Durham based Banks Group sees pre-tax profits shoot up to £21.6m

Richard Dunkley, group financial director at the Banks Group
The Durham-based mining, energy and property firm reported strong trading across all its divisions
Motorcycle passenger killed in Washington crash - police are appealing for witnesses

Motorcycle passenger killed in Washington crash - police are appealing for witnesses

The 23-year-old woman was a passenger on the motorbike involved in the crash on Heworth Road and police are appealing for witnesses

John Carver focused on rebuilding confidence of shattered Newcastle United players

John Carver focused on rebuilding confidence of shattered Newcastle United players
After seven successive defeats Newcastle United head coach John Carver looks to picks up the pieces ahead of Saturday's must-win game

Judgement day for Ashington pirate-hunter Nick Dunn

Judgement day for Ashington pirate-hunter Nick Dunn
Lawyers for Nick Dunn will meet in the Supreme Court in India as a judge is expected to make his final decision about the case
Ex-Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger accused of being 'totally unprofessional' by Lee Clark

Ex-Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger accused of being 'totally unprofessional' by Lee Clark

Nile Ranger wastes another chance at Blackpool and former Newcastle boss Lee Clark says striker always blames others for his problems

Newcastle United boss John Carver is starting to feel the pressure - and that's a very bad sign

Newcastle United boss John Carver is starting to feel the pressure - and that's a very bad sign
Don Hutchison thinks John Carver's approach to complaining supporters is not right and is worried about Newcastle United

Newcastle United's toxic atmosphere is what happens when you don't listen or engage

Newcastle United's toxic atmosphere is what happens when you don't listen or engage
The rebel yell of Newcastle fan Allen O'Connell and company is a by-product of a club that takes it's support for granted
Valpolicella vineyards

On the Bottle: Better quality doesn't have to be much more expensive

Helen encourages wine lovers to look that little bit harder for something that's good as well as cheap

Review: Classic FM Hall of Fame Showcase, Sage Gateshead

Royal Northern Sinfonia leader Bradley Creswick
Royal Northern Sinfonia and Joseph Moog win rapturous applause with a programme of classical pops

A definitive guide to summer festivals in Newcastle and the North East

Thousands watch bands at the Mouth of the Tyne festival, Tynemouth
There's a busy few months ago with music, comedy, food and most importantly plenty of fun on the menu
Valpolicella vineyards

On the Bottle: Better quality doesn't have to be much more expensive

Helen encourages wine lovers to look that little bit harder for something that's good as well as cheap

The Secret Diner takes a whiff of Longhorns Barbecue Smokehouse in Newcastle

Longhorns Barbecue Smokehouse in Newcastle
The Texas-inspired pile-em high boards of slow-smoked meat have been packing in the crowds at the Mosely Street smokehouse

Taste of the County preparing to be toast of Northumberland County Show

There will be plenty of mouth-watering culinary treats in store on May 25 as The Journal joins forces with the County Show
South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

The captain of South Korean ferry which sank killing more than 300 people has been jailed for life

Lee Joon-seok has been sentenced to 36 years in jail for negligence and abandoning passengers in need

Rioters cause chaos in Baltimore after mourning the death of Freddie Gray

National Guard called in to restore order and State of emergency called by governor

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