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

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

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

Go North East invests £6.9m into fleet of 47 new buses

Four brand new Go North East buses worth over £600,000 are launched by intu Metrocentre's Metrognomes
The Gateshead-based bus operator will now phase out older models and introduce the new vehicles over the next few months

Northumberland County Council accelerates Bedlington investment strategy amid protests

Bedlington Market Place in Northumberland
The 'Make a Noise for Bedlington' campaign says the town is suffering from lack of facilities, investment and interest

Profit warnings fall to lowest level since 2010 in North East and Yorkshire

Hunter Kelly, restructuring partner at EY in Yorkshire
EY Restructuring Partner Hunter Kelly says PLCs still face a tough environment, despite a stable start to the year

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

Labour warns of A&E crisis as figures show massive increase in numbers waiting for treatment

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham
Private firms providing agency staff are 'running riot' over hospitals and charging a fortune, says Labour

National Trust Neptune coast campaign marks 50th anniversary

Embleton Bay, Northumberland
The National Trust Neptune scheme is celebrating a landmark birthday after being set up to save North East shoreline stretches

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

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

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

New chief executive at Newcastle Building Society as Jim Willens steps down

Andrew Haigh, new chief executive at Newcastle Building Society
Chief operating officer Andrew Haigh to take top spot at Newcastle Building Society, after 20 years working in the sector

Godfrey Worsdale to leave Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic director Godfrey Worsdale
Baltic boss Godfrey Worsdale is leaving the Gateshead art gallery after seven years to run the Henry Moore Foundation

Lib Dems claim they blocked secret Tory plan to charge people £120 a year to use the A1

Patrick McLoughlin
Conservative's deny they planned to introduce new charges to use A-roads like A1 and A69 during last Government

Gateshead firm Sevcon creates 20 jobs after getting grant from The Journal's Let's Grow Fund

Matt Boyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the electric vehicle control manufacturer Sevcon
Grant from the regional growth fund pot will enable Gateshead firm to take on new staff and develop new product

North East Business Awards: Durham's Andrew James named company of the year

The Gazette and Journal North East Business awards final 2015 at Hardwick Hall Co Durham. Winners Andrew Tomlinson and James Buckle from Andrew James online retail
Kitchenware specialists started by two cousins have grown year-on-year to reach turnover of £17.4m
Hilton Dawson

The world's most squandered resource must be the intelligence and wisdom of human beings

Journal columnist Hilton Dawson on the resilience that comes through from the stories of the people from his Northumberland village

Property gallery: Northumberland home makes the most of natural light

Views from the home of Richard and Rosalind Maudslay in Brinkburn, Northumberland
Packed with Arts and Crafts features, Priorsgate House has been the happy country home of Richard and Rosalind Maudslay for the past 15 years

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

National Trust Neptune coast campaign marks 50th anniversary

Embleton Bay, Northumberland
The National Trust Neptune scheme is celebrating a landmark birthday after being set up to save North East shoreline stretches
The Technip building on the bank of the River Tyne at Wallsend

Technip subsea orders boost first quarter revenues to €2.9bn

The French oil services giant has upgraded expectations for operating profit in its subsea division to €840m

Profit warnings fall to lowest level since 2010 in North East and Yorkshire

Hunter Kelly, restructuring partner at EY in Yorkshire
EY Restructuring Partner Hunter Kelly says PLCs still face a tough environment, despite a stable start to the year

Go North East invests £6.9m into fleet of 47 new buses

Four brand new Go North East buses worth over £600,000 are launched by intu Metrocentre's Metrognomes
The Gateshead-based bus operator will now phase out older models and introduce the new vehicles over the next few months

QuantuMDx to double headcount and pursue IPO

The Q-Poc diagnostic tool developed by QuantuMDx
Commercialisation of innovative handheld devices draws closer with final prototype trials planned
Gateshead burst water main: Live updates from Askew Road

Gateshead burst water main: Live updates from Askew Road

Police officers are at the scene in Gateshead to assist the local authority and Northumbrian Water with the incident and traffic

Gateshead burst water main: Traffic problems and road flooded from water foundation

Gateshead burst water main: Traffic problems and road flooded from water foundation
The incident has occurred in St Cuthberts Road in Gateshead where water is gushing from a hole in the road

Northumbria Police's next chief constable will be paid £160,000 a year

Northumbria Police's next chief constable will be paid £160,000 a year
Sue Sim, chief constable of Northumbria Police is retiring, and the salary of her replacement will be more than the Prime Minister
Manager vs fan bust-ups: Who makes our North East-related list?

Manager vs fan bust-ups: Who makes our North East-related list?

With John Carver involved in another fan confronation we've look at which other North East-related manager have had similiar issues

Newcastle United's weekend opponents Leicester set to rest players against Chelsea to focus on Magpies

Newcastle United's weekend opponents Leicester set to rest players against Chelsea to focus on Magpies
Newcastle United face a six-pointer against Leicester on Saturday but the home side play Chelsea first - and Nigel Pearson has a dilemma

Newcastle United: Read what the pundits are saying about the club after Swansea defeat

Newcastle United: Read what the pundits are saying about the club after Swansea defeat
Newcastle United lost for a seventh consecutive time on Saturday against Swansea and the club has been strongly criticised by pundits
Royal Northern Sinfonia leader Bradley Creswick

Review: Classic FM Hall of Fame Showcase, Sage Gateshead

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

Evolution Emerging returns with most ambitious line-up to date

Hyde & Beast
The festival will feature headline performances from Lisbon, Hyde & Beast and Shields
Longhorns Barbecue Smokehouse in Newcastle

The Secret Diner takes a whiff of 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

Tasty Trail summer recipe from chef at The Crown at Mickleton

Durham Gin Summer Cup Trifle with Cotherstone Cheese Custard Created by Andrew Rowbotham and served at The Crown at Mickleton
Andrew Rowbotham's Durham Gin Summer Cup Trifle is the perfect dessert accompaniment to a sunny day

A Mark 1 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire is up for auction after five years of restoration

A Mark 1 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, during a photocall a IWM Duxford up for auction

Nepal earthquake leaves dozens injured and buildings collapsed

Nepal has been struck by an earthquake leaving dozens injured
People were warned to stay outdoors after the 7.9-magnitude quake shook the capital Kathmandu

Videos & Photos

Hyde & Beast

Evolution Emerging returns with most ambitious line-up to date

Sting, on stage at the Sage, during a performance on The Last Ship

Review: Sting, The Last Ship, Sage Gateshead

Views from the home of Richard and Rosalind Maudslay in Brinkburn, Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland home makes the most of natural light

 
 

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