Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement in Downing Street in central London as Scotland has rejected independence

David Cameron accused of peddling 'nonsense with stilts on' in wake of No vote

English Parliament move is gerrymandering for Tory-led South and ignoring calls for devolution of powers to the North East

North East business leaders stress No vote must not be at region's expense

Businessman Jeremy Middleton
They said regional businesses must be prepared and equipped to deal with a powerful Scottish economy

Newcastle Airport to campaign against Scotland being given power over Air Passenger Duty

Graeme Mason, Planning & Corporate Affairs Director at Newcastle International Airport
Newcastle Airport boss Graeme Mason said giving Scots the devolved power to cut air taxes would affect North airports

North East welcomes Scotland's decision to vote No and renew calls for more devolution of powers

Chief Counting Officer Mary Pitcaithly declares the result
Scotland has voted No in the Independence Referendum but North East leaders say decision still marks the start of change

Scotland votes NO: LIVE updates and reaction from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland null
The latest reaction, comment and analysis from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes welcomes Scotland's No vote

Council Leader Nick Forbes
Coun Forbes says we are better off in the union - but pledged to continue to fight for more powers for the North East in the wake of historic vote

Independence referendum: Scotland votes NO and will stay as part of the United Kingdom

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom after its historic independence referendum was defeated by 55%-45% in a record vote

Now what is your vow to the North? We call to bring more powers and funding to the region

Front page of The Journal on Friday 19th September
Editors from Northern newspapers launch unprecedented joint call to bring more powers and funding to the North

Durham University scientist appointed Royal Society University Research Fellow

Dr Robert Pal of Durham University’s Department of Chemistry
Dr Robert Pal worked on technology that could improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer and ultimately wants to develop a male contraceptive pill

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell calls for regional assembly after no vote

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell
Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell has called for a regional assembly on the back of the no vote on Scottish independence

Formal decision on major development The Sill at Hadrian's Wall is delayed

Plans for The Sill visitor centre were approved but the application has been referred by a third party to the Planning Casework Unit

Former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby admits doubts about existence of God

Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury
Former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby said he had moments of doubt but was certain about the existence of Jesus

North East business leaders react to Scotland's vote to remain part of the UK

James Ramsbotham
Senior businesspeople from across the region are now turning their attention to what devolved powers for Scotland could mean for the North East

North East urged to capitalise on programme to recruit talented school leaders

School pupils sitting their exams
The Government, along with the Future Leaders Trust, is aiming to recruit talented leaders to transform challenging schools in deprived areas

Newcastle research team launch cancer fundraising campaign

Members of the research team from Newcastle's Northern Institute for Cancer Researc
The team are joining Davina McCall and Alan Carr to lead the charge for Channel 4's Stand Up for cancer campaign

Union bosses call urgent North East summit to tackle public sector job losses

TUC Policy and campaigns officer Neil Foster
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show the number of people working in the public sector has fallen by 58,000 since May 2009
Sculpture by Steve Newby with Joanna Riddell and Matthew Jarratt

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland becomes sculpture park

Peter Salmon, the new director of BBC North

Peter Salmon: BBC making great shows in North East and there's more to come

The skulls teaching aid from Longhirst Hall

Racist skulls curio found in Northumberland school shed fetches big price at auction

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Auckland Castle boar sculpture

Bishop Auckland castle welcomes larger than life Bosley Boar statue

L-R Simon Gregory, Michele McKenzie, Val Tuck, Veronica Jones, Mayor Terry Robson, Judge Jeff Bates and Judge Ian Beaney

North East communities strike gold on Northumbria in Bloom awards

One of the entries for the Port of Tyne Reflect Awards titled: Old and News

Port of Tyne Reflect Awards entries pour in as deadline approaches

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

The Blackbird at Ponteland

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell calls for regional assembly after no vote

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell has called for a regional assembly on the back of the no vote on Scottish independence

North East business leaders stress No vote must not be at region's expense

Businessman Jeremy Middleton
They said regional businesses must be prepared and equipped to deal with a powerful Scottish economy

Scotland votes NO: LIVE updates and reaction from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland null
The latest reaction, comment and analysis from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

David Cameron accused of peddling 'nonsense with stilts on' in wake of No vote

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement in Downing Street in central London as Scotland has rejected independence
English Parliament move is gerrymandering for Tory-led South and ignoring calls for devolution of powers to the North East
Twenty pound notes

Enterprise agency reconfigures to offer North East firms loans of up to £25,000

Pinetree has rebranded to offer advice, support and funding for entrepreneurs who are growing businesses

Newcastle secures funding to support female entrepreneurs in using digital technology

Joanna Berry, entrepreneur and director of engagement at Newcastle University Business School
The wwWomen scheme, part of the Go Digital initiative, launches next week with an event at The Great North Museum: Hancock

North East business leaders react to Scotland's vote to remain part of the UK

James Ramsbotham
Senior businesspeople from across the region are now turning their attention to what devolved powers for Scotland could mean for the North East

30 Tolent jobs lost as 'nightmare' refurbishment contracts hit results

Tolent offices on 5th Avenue at the Team Valley Trading Estate
Construction firm Tolent finally sees positive momentum after reporting a £2.8m loss during a challenging year for the sector
North East news LIVE: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

North East news LIVE: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and County Durham for Friday, 19 September 2014

Sunderland arsonist who torched ferry on way from North Shields to Amsterdam is jailed for 11 years

Sunderland arsonist who torched ferry on way from North Shields to Amsterdam is jailed for 11 years
Passengers had to be airlifted to safety as smoke filled the ferry's corridors when Boden Hughes torched his cabin while smoking cannabis

Body found at University of Sunderland student accommodation during Freshers' Week

Body found at University of Sunderland student accommodation during Freshers' Week
The man, in his 20s, was discovered at The Forge student halls of residence for the University of Sunderland
Newcastle United v Hull City LIVE: Build-up, action and analysis from St James' Park

Newcastle United v Hull City LIVE: Build-up, action and analysis from St James' Park

Keep up to date with all the build-up, action and reaction to Newcastle United's Premier League clash with Hull City at St James' Park - join us live on Saturday 20 September, KO 3pm

Revealed: What Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew told his players about the boo boys

Revealed: What Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew told his players about the boo boys
Alan Pardew intends to absorb the criticism from the stands for the first ten minutes in an attempt to 'protect' his Newcastle United players

What can disenchanted Newcastle United fans do to change things?

What can disenchanted Newcastle United fans do to change things?
Boycott, protest or sit tight? Newcastle United fans enraged by Mike Ashley and disenchanted with Alan Pardew are considering their next move
Sculpture by Steve Newby with Joanna Riddell and Matthew Jarratt

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland becomes sculpture park

The work of leading artists is being displayed in the grounds of Cheeseburn Grange, near Stamfordham

Review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Northern Stage, until September 27

Charles Aitken as Brick in A Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Tennessee Williams classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof had a last minute cast change with the director forced to step in

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute
A new operatic venture sees top class productions reaching places most opera companies never reach
John Bull Inn in Alnwick

Best of the North East beer industry gets the recognition it deserves

North East pubs and breweries get a good showing in the latest Good Beer Guide which is published this week

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

The Blackbird at Ponteland
The Secret Diner enjoys a meal at a gastropub which would double as his abode, if he lived in Ponteland

Campaign to bring tax relief to tastebuds will be in the spotlight on Tax Parity Day

Diners across Tyneside will be able to enjoy cheaper food and drink on September 24 at selected bars, restaurants and hotels

Could 24-year-old Olive (an amazing 113 in feline years) be the world's oldest cat?

Owner John Burgess believes his pet could be about to claim the remarkable title after death of previous holder, Poppy from Bournemouth

Scotland votes no: historic referendum sees independence rejected

Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence, despite the Yes campaign winning a majority in Glasgow
Scotland votes to save the Union, despite Yes campaign winning a majority in Glasgow

Videos & Photos

Group of men including chief draughtsman R J Robson (fourth from left) stood in front of North Eastern Railway electric locomotive No 3, Darlington c. 1914. Courtesy of National Railway Museum, York

North East Transport Links Breakfast: We look back to the North East's role as a rail pioneer

One of the entries for the Port of Tyne Reflect Awards titled: Old and News

Port of Tyne Reflect Awards entries pour in as deadline approaches

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

 
 

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