A new online forum has shown headteachers have come out largely in favour of a longer school day, but some have their reservations
An old shoe found on Holy Island could have been used to keep witches and demons at bay
Regional head of the TUC Beth Farhat wants better worker representation in the boardroom
The incident happened on the A1 in Newcastle at around 7.50am and tailbacks stretch back to the Metro Centre
James Ponton stepped up to head coach for the day and was rewarded by an efficient performance by Newcastle Falcons in Romania
The action in Home Front, BBC Radio 4's epic First World War drama, transfers to the North East with a largely local cast
The Tynemouth couple behind Riley's Fish Shack are seeking crowdfunding support for more substantial premises
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Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.