North East Labour MEPs give five reasons to stay and UKIP MEP Jonathan Arnott gives his five reasons to leave
The chance of living a true countryside lifestyle, yet still being accessible to the conurbation for work purposes, was what attracted Mark and Elaine Wilson to their historic cottage
Carl Stephenson, of Teesdale, has taken over from Malcolm Corbett to represent the English Northern region
Detectives need the public's help to trace potential key witness to unsolved slaying in South Shields, seven weeks on
As Newcastle United look to bolster frontline, Tigers goal-getter will be pushed in the direction of Magpies following Hull's relegation
Tyne Bank Brewery's birthday is up next as the beer festival season starts to heat up
Swiss Police confirmed bomb threat was made at FIFA Congress in Zurich but delegates have now returned to main hall
I still struggle to resist squealing with pleasure when close to an engine hissing steam, oozing oil and smelling, well, wonderful. There was always a magic about steam: there still is"
If you’re over 18, vote: use it or lose it, as they say. Only that’s not true: if you don’t use it well (or at all), you’ll still get a government"
The Institute of Fiscal Studies says that the tax raising measures in all the party manifestos fall far short of funding their proposals"
It feels wrong, just sticking an envelope in a post box rather than making a cross with a stubby pencil in a rickety plywood booth, after joshing with the party canvassers outside"
What comes through though is bravery and extraordinary resilience and a thousand stories beginning to be recovered and told"
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