Ministers have announced a £54m investment package for jobs and economic growth in the North East
Demand for houses is outstripping supply in the region so why aren't more projects underway?
Trading update confirms trading has remained in line with revised expectations for De La Rue
How did your school perform in this year's exams? Use our tool to find out how it measures up to the rest of the UK
Nobby Solano on how Newcastle United supporters are clued up about the goings on at the club, but that it is not always difficult to predict future
Between 750,000 and one million items are stored at the GNM Resource centre on Tyneside - and visitors are welcome to tour it
High quality produce from the North East could be on the menu in Dublin following visit from members of the region's foodie community
Snow and freezing temperatures to hit the country as Met Office issue an amber warning
The vilification of minorities, the would-be isolation of this country from Europe, suspicion and hatred of those outside: those are based on really Big Lies, and dangerous ones"
Personally I shall be marking the feast of King Charles the Martyr on January 30 and Candlemas (“the Christian festival of lights”) on February 2"
The ITV series was the idea of criminologist Professor David Wilson, who was governor at several prisons including Wormwood Scrubs"
The first credit from The Pensions Service appeared on my bank statement last week as if to give formal assent to my new status in life"
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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.