Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators see pre-tax profits rise to £593.7m

Metrocentre
Intu Properties plc updated on restaurant redevelopment plans at Metrocentre and Eldon Square were progressing

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

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Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

Scheme launched by North East businesses is getting youngsters into work

Jake Bugg launching the NE1 Space 2 scheme
NE1's Space 2 scheme is driving down the number of NEETs in the North East and getting people into employment, training or employment

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills

Deputy mayor Bruce Pickard defends North Tyneside Council's 24% allowances rise

The council would have struggled to recruit members in the future if it hadn't implemented wage hike, it is claimed today

Businesses slam County Durham Plan knockback as stifling for growth across the region

Sir John Hall and other business leaders with Durham County Council leader Simon Henig
Sir John Hall leads fightback after Planning Inspectorate rejects Durham County Council's flagship plan for jobs and growth

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council
Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators see pre-tax profits rise to £593.7m

Metrocentre
Intu Properties plc updated on restaurant redevelopment plans at Metrocentre and Eldon Square were progressing

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

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Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

Scheme launched by North East businesses is getting youngsters into work

Jake Bugg launching the NE1 Space 2 scheme
NE1's Space 2 scheme is driving down the number of NEETs in the North East and getting people into employment, training or employment

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills
Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council
Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece

Pegida have not only picked the wrong city to protest in - they've picked the wrong planet

Police forces stand in front of counter demonstrators prior to a demonstration of the Legida anti Islamization movement, an offshoot of Pegida
Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox on the Pegida march and Natalie Bennett's coughing fit
Metrocentre

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators see pre-tax profits rise to £593.7m

Intu Properties plc updated on restaurant redevelopment plans at Metrocentre and Eldon Square were progressing

The Tyneside and Northumberland Business Awards 2015: the night in full

NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.
The great and the good of the region's business community gathered to see 12 firms, including AAF. win trophies.

Teesside car parts manufacturer Nifco UK has announced that it has won its largest contract

Mike Matthews MBE, managing director of Nifco UK and European operations officer
Nifco was awarded the multi-year deal after going head-to-head against companies from the UK and around the world. \n\n

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat RECAP: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

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Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.
Pegida Newcastle: Counter rally supporters meet before planned 'anti-islam' march

Pegida Newcastle: Counter rally supporters meet before planned 'anti-islam' march

Police officers were present at the Pegida counter rally meeting at the City Library in Newcastle on Thursday night

Newcastle United to take on homophobia with series of events this weekend

Newcastle United to take on homophobia with series of events this weekend
The Football v Homophobia campaign will be highlighted on Saturday during the Newcastle United v Aston Villa game

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East
Sunderland's Adam Johnson says the Black Cats must string together results to survive

Sunderland's Adam Johnson says the Black Cats must string together results to survive

Adam Johnson insists Sunderland must stop bemoaning their lack of consistency, and start putting it right out on the pitch

Newcastle United Press conference round-up: John Carver fights back after Manchester City drubbing

Newcastle United Press conference round-up: John Carver fights back after Manchester City drubbing
Here's what John Carver had to say on players giving up, the season fizzling out and the Newcastle United board telling him who to pick

Newcastle and Aston Villa should be battling for honours, not settling scores with each other

Newcastle and Aston Villa should be battling for honours, not settling scores with each other
The meeting of Newcastle and Aston Villa is a reminder that both are slumbering giants, even if Magpies are better off at the moment
X Factor 2014 runner up Fleur East led the charge at the Metro Radio Arena

Review: The X Factor Tour, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Ben Haenow, Fleur East and Andrea Faustini were among The X Factor class of 2014 who sang for an excitable crowd on Tyneside

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

The new kid on the Newcastle nightlife block has finally opened its doors after months of planning and preparation

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre heads for Alnwick Playhouse

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
A production of Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's Globe is to be staged at Alnwick Playhouse

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

The new kid on the Newcastle nightlife block has finally opened its doors after months of planning and preparation

Artist Charles Evans at The Red Lion in Alnmouth, Northumberland

Artist Charles Evans at home in his Studio/Workshop
A coaching inn in Northumberland is Charles Evans' latest inspiration, providing a good meal and an iconic view

Helen Savage wine column: On the Bottle in Austria

Schloss Gobelsberg
Our wine columnist Helen Savage offers a guide to Austrian grape Grüner Veltliner

Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith shared the honours on what was a muted night - literally in the case of Kanye West - at the Brit Awards.

HSBC boss apologises to MPs for 'unacceptable practices'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver answer questions in front of the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons, London over allegations that the bank's Swiss branch helped wealthy customers dodge tax
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver said practices at bank's Swiss subsidiary had caused "damage to trust and confidence" in company

Videos & Photos

NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

The Tyneside and Northumberland Business Awards 2015: the night in full

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

L-R Dr Edyta Roszko and Dr Claire Sutherland at the Vietnam exhibition at Durham University's Palace Green Library

Durham University's Palace Green Library hosts Vietnam: A Nation, not a war exhibition

 
 

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