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'Pompeii of the North' is found at County Durham excavation site

The bath house excavated at the site of Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Archaeologists have unearthed the “Pompeii of the north" at a County Durham excavation site

Northumbria University graduate jetting to Brazil for leadership course

Rochelle Martin
Rochelle Martin is one of just 23 young people from around the world who has been selected to take part in the Amazon Summer School on Sustainability

Hexham woman faked father's will after he left everything to his grandchildren

Lisa Scott (inset) appeared at Newcastle Crown Court
Lisa Scott was furious when dad Ernest Moy left her nothing when he died so she faked his will and set about plundering his estate

New minister urged to intervene over Northumberland transport charges

Berwick’s Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Julie Pörksen
New education minister Nicky Morgan has been asked to halt Northumberland County Council's decision to introduce transport charges for students

No talks between West Ham and Newcastle United for striker Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll during a West Ham United training session at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand
Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is happy in London - and not looking for a move back to Tyneside

Borini's agent says his player wants to stay at Liverpool rather than join Sunderland

Sunderland's Fabio Borini
Fabio Borini’s proposed £14m move to Sunderland is anything but clear-cut, the Italian’s agent claiming the striker wants to stay at Liverpool
William Allis and Elizabeth Allis

Young archaeologists win chance to take part in professional dig in Northumberland

William and Elizabeth Allis, of the Flodden, Northumberland, branch of the Young Archaeologists Club, won the national Dig It Excavation Competition

Northumbria University graduate jetting to Brazil for leadership course

Rochelle Martin
Rochelle Martin is one of just 23 young people from around the world who has been selected to take part in the Amazon Summer School on Sustainability

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies
Crowds kicked-back in deck chairs to enjoy Disney's Frozen on the big screen in Newcastle City Centre

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined
Unpasteurised milk could soon be available from vending machines

Unpasteurised dairy products growing in popularity

Consumers may soon be able to buy untreated milk and cream from vending machines, the Food Standard Agency will hear today

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Simon Johnson
Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

Go North East provides transport for Commonwealth Games

Service design manager at Go North East, Graham Hill, along with the driving team
The North East's largest bus company has sent a convoy to Glasgow to help with the sports event

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility
Newcastle digital video firm Three Motion used drone technology to film the construction of Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe
Andy Carroll scores for West Ham United against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light

Neil Cameron: Why Andy Carroll and Newcastle United shouldn't get back together

The former local hero is a good guy and a great player - but his old club has moved on and he no longer fits the bill for what they need up front

James Hunter: Sunderland must find a balance between quality AND quantity in their recruitment programme

Gus Poyet manager of Sunderland
Gus Poyet is concentrating on improving the quality of his squad, but James Hunter argues the numbers must also stack up

No talks between West Ham and Newcastle United for striker Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll during a West Ham United training session at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand
Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is happy in London - and not looking for a move back to Tyneside
Durham and England cricketer Paul Collingwood visiting Acomb First School.Howszat!!! Durham and England cricketer Paul Collingwood visiting Acomb First School.

Ashes winner Paul Collingwood inspires schoolchildren on Hexham visit

Durham captain gives lesson in fair sportsmanship to Northumberland school pupils

Calum MacLeod has chance to make his mark for Durham Jets

Calum MacLeod of Durham Jets in action
Tonight's Twenty20 game against Northamptonshire marks the start of the most important part of Calum MacLeod's Durham career

Newcastle Falcons strengthen their side as they announce Kane Thompson signing

Kane Thompson
Newcastle Falcons boost their forward ranks with the signing of Kane Thompson
Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Crowds kicked-back in deck chairs to enjoy Disney's Frozen on the big screen in Newcastle City Centre

Salsa Cafe in Newcastle city centre closes its doors

Salsa has been closed since July 8
Westgate Road restaurant closed without warning after 18 years of trading

Ex Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant includes Newcastle date on winter tour

Robert Plant performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival
Ex Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant is taking to the road in support of a new album, which will bring him to Newcastle in November
Salsa has been closed since July 8

Salsa Cafe in Newcastle city centre closes its doors

Westgate Road restaurant closed without warning after 18 years of trading

Music expert Chris Phipps launches menu with a difference in former bank vault

Monthly Eat It! nights in new Newcastle city centre bar and restaurant will combine music and themed food

Artisan run ice cream parlours offer luxury ice cream in the North East

Ice cream at Spurelli in Amble, Northumberland
Summer’s here. Time then to indulge in an artisan ice cream – something the North East excels in. Jane Hall has the scoop

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Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

Near completion the new £60 million hospital at Hopewood Park, Ryhope, Sunderland

First look around new Sunderland hospital that is expected to open to vulnerable patients soon

 
 
Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne

Michael Schumacher now able to communicate with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

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A toy is placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
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President Putin offers investigators secure access to wreckage, while the US claims to have damning evidence of Russian involvement in downing of flight

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