Graeme Mason, Planning & Corporate Affairs Director at Newcastle International Airport

North East leaders have stood shoulder to shoulder over calls for a third runway at Heathrow

North East business leaders feel a third runway at Heathrow Airport is key to connectivity for the region

Sedgefield technology firm Kromek receives $1m exclusivity payment

Arnab Basu, chief executive of Kromek
County Durham technology firm Kromek has announced progress with a top four manufacturer in the CT market

We need funding to make the North East grow - not more local structures, says Newcastle MP Nick Brown

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Newcastle MP Nick Brown warned that debates about devolution risked were missing the point when the region needs investment

North East will benefit more than any other region from £8-an-hour wage hike, say unions

Labour leader Ed Miliband
TUC says North East needs pay rise while FSB accuses MPs of meddling after Labour announced committment to raise minimum wage to £8 by 2020

North East manufacturers encouraged to think crowdfunding by top City fund manager

Nicola Horlick, the founder of Money&Co, says crowdfunding can help the region's manufacturers to remedy lack of working capital

North East alcohol abuse levels highlighted by liver disease admission figures

Colin Shevills from Balance
Emergency admissions for alcohol-related liver disease are hight in the region

Barbour Foundation donates £1m to Future Fund for cancer

Dame Margaret Barbour, Prof. Josef Vormoor, Chris Peacock (NECCR) and cancer patient Mary Dafter from Newcastle
The huge donation has brought the campaign one step closer to establishing state-of-the-art centre

Durham CCC win their fifth major trophy in eight seasons

Durham v Warwickshire
Gareth Breese hit the winning runs as Durham won their fifth major trophy in eight seasons in a nail-biter at Lord's

Party leaders praise Journal call for real devolution to the North

Prime Minister David Cameron and his Deputy, Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg
Westminster leaders respond to major newspapers of the north joining forces to demand a fair deal for the region

Britain's biggest grocery chain Tesco admits overstating profits by £250m

Tesco
A number of members of staff have been suspended at supermarket giant Tesco amid an overstatement of profits

Let's Grow funding helps Cambridge Research Biochemicals expand

Dr Steven Ratcliffe has a look at the facilities at the official opening ceremony for Cambridge Research Biochemicals' new offices in Billingham
Life sciences company celebrates official opening of new Billingham facility as part of £0.9m investment

David Cameron accused of peddling 'nonsense with stilts on' in wake of No vote

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement in Downing Street in central London as Scotland has rejected independence
English Parliament move is gerrymandering for Tory-led South and ignoring calls for devolution of powers to the North East

Borders business woman's relief at Scotland No vote

Caroline Stewart from Bari tea
Caroline Stewart, of Alnwick, said Scottish independence could have stifled cross-border trade

Rolls Royce link-up with Newcastle school shows commitment to apprenticeships

Excelsior apprentices Lukas Istok and Sarim Malik with Steven Bolton of Rolls-Royce
Teenagers from Newcastle's Excelsior Academy will combine time in the classroom with on-the-job training

Watch: Sheep and ducks entertain the crowds at Whalton Show

The sheep racing at Whalton Country Show
A village show in Northumberland went ahead despite the wet weather on Saturday

Newcastle Airport to campaign against Scotland being given power over Air Passenger Duty

Graeme Mason, Planning & Corporate Affairs Director at Newcastle International Airport
Newcastle Airport boss Graeme Mason said giving Scots the devolved power to cut air taxes would affect North airports
German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt

Royal Northern Sinfonia opens new season in style at Sage

Windows on the Tyne restaurant

Secret Diner Review: Windows on the Tyne restaurant at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

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The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

Liz Reid has created a 'tropical' garden at her home in Springwell Village. She wants to open her garden up for the public to visit to raise money for charity

Touch of the tropics brought to Springwell village by green fingered gardener

The singers from Hawick bring Scottish fervour to Berwick

How Berwick looked to history as Scots went to the polls

Anthony Coulls and Matt Healey drive a replica Rocket steam engine train at Locomotion in Shildon, ahead of the Steam Gala this weekend

County Durham museum celebrates 10th birthday with steam weekend

Sculpture by Steve Newby with Joanna Riddell and Matthew Jarratt

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland becomes sculpture park

Peter Salmon, the new director of BBC North

Peter Salmon: BBC making great shows in North East and there's more to come

The skulls teaching aid from Longhirst Hall

Racist skulls curio found in Northumberland school shed fetches big price at auction

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Graeme Mason, Planning & Corporate Affairs Director at Newcastle International Airport

North East leaders have stood shoulder to shoulder over calls for a third runway at Heathrow

North East business leaders feel a third runway at Heathrow Airport is key to connectivity for the region

North East alcohol abuse levels highlighted by liver disease admission figures

Colin Shevills from Balance
Emergency admissions for alcohol-related liver disease are hight in the region

We need funding to make the North East grow - not more local structures, says Newcastle MP Nick Brown

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Newcastle MP Nick Brown warned that debates about devolution risked were missing the point when the region needs investment

North East will benefit more than any other region from £8-an-hour wage hike, say unions

Labour leader Ed Miliband
TUC says North East needs pay rise while FSB accuses MPs of meddling after Labour announced committment to raise minimum wage to £8 by 2020
Tesco

Britain's biggest grocery chain Tesco admits overstating profits by £250m

A number of members of staff have been suspended at supermarket giant Tesco amid an overstatement of profits

Sedgefield technology firm Kromek receives $1m exclusivity payment

Arnab Basu, chief executive of Kromek
County Durham technology firm Kromek has announced progress with a top four manufacturer in the CT market

Let's Grow funding helps Cambridge Research Biochemicals expand

Dr Steven Ratcliffe has a look at the facilities at the official opening ceremony for Cambridge Research Biochemicals' new offices in Billingham
Life sciences company celebrates official opening of new Billingham facility as part of £0.9m investment

North East manufacturers encouraged to think crowdfunding by top City fund manager

Nicola Horlick, the founder of Money&Co, says crowdfunding can help the region's manufacturers to remedy lack of working capital
North East news LIVE: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

North East news LIVE: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and County Durham for Monday, 22 September 2014

Ex-teammate's hope for Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez in cancer fight

Ex-teammate's hope for Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez in cancer fight
Jonas Gutierrez took Mark Doninger under his wing after the Gosforth youngster broke into the first team squad under manager Kevin Keegan

Joe Harvey's great grandchildren revisit St James' Park to see his memorial plaque

Joe Harvey's great grandchildren revisit St James' Park to see his memorial plaque
They were given certificates by ex Magpie captain Bob Moncur on behalf of the Fairs Cup club who organised the erection of the plaque
Jack Rodwell nearing match fitness after first 90 minutes for Sunderland

Jack Rodwell nearing match fitness after first 90 minutes for Sunderland

Summer buy Jack Rodwell admits he has found it tough to make the transition from fringe figure to regular

Alan Pardew will get more time as Newcastle United boss if results improve

Alan Pardew will get more time as Newcastle United boss if results improve
Mike Ashley will not axe Alan Pardew providing Newcastle United climb back to stable position in the Premier League table

Wes Brown: Capital One Cup can help revitalise Sunderland AFC's season

Wes Brown: Capital One Cup can help revitalise Sunderland AFC's season
Wes Brown sees tomorrow's Capital One Cup visit of Stoke City to the Stadium of Light as an opportunity for Sunderland AFC
German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt

Royal Northern Sinfonia opens new season in style at Sage

A sell-out audience at Sage Gateshead gave Royal Northern Sinfonia's new music director Lars Vogt a warm welcome

Dedicated staff praised for saving the opening of Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle

Fledgling Tiger Hornsby mixologist 22-year-old Xanthe Harrison Crowther
Intensive cocktail training was the order of the day for staff at the new Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle which aims to offer ever-changing unusual cocktails

Alnwick-based tea brewery launches new 'house' blend

BARI Tea in Alnwick has launched a new house blend
The Bari Breakfast Blend has taken two years of refinement and testing to achieve the perfect taste
Fledgling Tiger Hornsby mixologist 22-year-old Xanthe Harrison Crowther

Dedicated staff praised for saving the opening of Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle

Intensive cocktail training was the order of the day for staff at the new Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle which aims to offer ever-changing unusual cocktails

Alnwick-based tea brewery launches new 'house' blend

BARI Tea in Alnwick has launched a new house blend
The Bari Breakfast Blend has taken two years of refinement and testing to achieve the perfect taste

Sunderland restaurant Purple Bar turns up the heat with chilli sauce chicken challenge

Purple Bar in Sunderland is introducing a man vs food-style challenge involving chilli sauce
The popular bar on Wearside is inviting brave diners to take up a challenge involving chicken wings and a sauce made with the world's hottest chilis
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls

Morning news headlines: Benefit cuts to continue, English MP talks, Blair's troops warning, NASA Mars search continues

The latest news from around the world

Thailand beach murders: Murdered British backpackers may have argued with local gangster

David Miller, from Jersey, was found murdered alongside Hannah Witheridge on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao
Police are examining footage and trying to trace a western woman captured on CCTV

Videos & Photos

The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

The Bishop of Newcastle

The Right Reverend Martin Wharton retires after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle

Anna Hedworth AKA The Grazer for her food blog and the queen of pop-up restaurants- has just opened her own Cafe. The Cook House, in two shipping containers in the Ouseburn Valley

New café named 'Cook House' pops up in Newcastle's Ouseburn

 
 

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