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Blow to plans for Gateshead convention centre after it loses out on funding

Artist's impression of the planned conference centre at Gateshead

Newcastle Gateshead Initiative refuses to give up on ambition for £30m centre

War correspondent Kate Adie to be a special guest Sunderland International Airshow

The Sunderland Airshow 2013
Locally-born war correspondent takes part in BBC World War One At Home Tour to highlight wartime role of women

Heartbroken parents of Violet Herdman demand answers after daughter's death

Violet Herdman from Pegswood
Five-week-old Violet Herdman died of whooping cough and her mother Emma Sharp, from Pegswood, is demanding answers

Jobs lost as Tyneside Autobuy call in administrators

Tyneside Autoparc
Nearly 50 jobs have been lost after the collapse of the North East's largest used car supermarket Tyneside Autobuy

Alan Pardew to play a strong team against Wellington Phoenix

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew vows to woo New Zealand fans with another strong side at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington

Ignacio Scocco given green light to leave Sunderland

Sunderland's Ignacio Scocco
Ignacio Scocco is set to leave Wearside to rejoin Newell's Old Boys after a troubled spell at Sunderland
The Sunderland Airshow 2013

War correspondent Kate Adie to be a special guest Sunderland International Airshow

Locally-born war correspondent takes part in BBC World War One At Home Tour to highlight wartime role of women

Heartbroken parents of Violet Herdman demand answers after daughter's death

Violet Herdman from Pegswood
Five-week-old Violet Herdman died of whooping cough and her mother Emma Sharp, from Pegswood, is demanding answers

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton
Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme

Higher education to be made more accessible to all by North East institutions

University students
Newcastle University and Newcastle College is making access to higher education more fair
The Journal editor, Brian Aitken

Celebrating the achievements of the Let's Grow campaign

Journal editor Brian Aitken welcomed guests to the Radisson Blu Durham to celebrate the achievements of Let’s Grow so far and look forward to another two years of the successful grant scheme

Unipart Automotive enters administration with 1,200 jobs lost

Unipart is to be broken up
Company has 33 sites nationwide including one at Stockton as KPMG called in as administrators

Jobs lost as Tyneside Autobuy call in administrators

Tyneside Autoparc
Nearly 50 jobs have been lost after the collapse of the North East's largest used car supermarket Tyneside Autobuy

Second half trading will be crucial to De La Rue performance

Banknote printer De La Rue have appointed a new chairman
Gateshead-based commercial bank note printer expects to see "satisfactory" results boosted in the second half of the 2014/15 period
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew to play a strong team against Wellington Phoenix

Alan Pardew vows to woo New Zealand fans with another strong side at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington

Ignacio Scocco given green light to leave Sunderland

Sunderland's Ignacio Scocco
Ignacio Scocco is set to leave Wearside to rejoin Newell's Old Boys after a troubled spell at Sunderland

Hartlepool United 0 Sunderland 3: James Hunter's match analysis

Hartlepool United v Sunderland
Sunderland's youngsters take centre-stage again as the Black Cats make it three wins out of three in pre-season
Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland AFC

Mark Douglas: As recruitment efforts falter, is it time for Sunderland to panic?

Lee Congerton has a difficult job, straddling long-term issues while also trying to solve short-term problems at Sunderland

Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from Leicester City

Gateshead FC boss Gary Mills
Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from last season's promotion near-miss, and from Leicester City

Darlington ready to host Newcastle Falcons, says Zach Kibirige

Teenage rugby star Zach Kibirige
All the fun of the Premiership 7s fair comes to Darlington a week tomorrow as Newcastle Falcons gear up for the new season
A Natural Anthem is a specially commissioned, poignant and humorous anthem led performance and multi-art form installation from Skimstone Arts

Art group dreams up a new nation with a new anthem

Newcastle-based Skimstone Arts has been considering the First World War and its links with the modern world

Amateur Grease musical has the feelgood factor

The cast of Newcastle Musical Theatre Company's Grease
The performers of Newcastle Musical Theatre Company send people away happy with a fun production of Grease

Welcome to Newcastle: Central Station pub plans receive go-ahead from council

First floor of the new Central Station pub
New £600,000 pub and restaurant to be created by Breeze Ventures who own Newcastle's Pacific House
First floor of the new Central Station pub

Welcome to Newcastle: Central Station pub plans receive go-ahead from council

New £600,000 pub and restaurant to be created by Breeze Ventures who own Newcastle's Pacific House

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

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

Videos & Photos

Hartlepool United v Sunderland

Hartlepool United 0 Sunderland 3: James Hunter's match analysis

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

 
 
Commonwealth Games 2014 Opening ceremony at Celtic park. Team Scotland.

Morning news headlines: New MH17 investigation, Commonwealth games begins, NHS cash worries

The latest news from around the globe

Peaches Geldof inquest: Baby alone for 15 hours with mum's body after tragic heroin death

Peaches Geldof and baby Phaedra
Journalist, model and television presenter had started using heroin in again in February this year

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
The latest news from around the world

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