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Osborne promises further action on North East

George Osborne MP Chancellor of the Exchequer visits the Virgin Money offices at the Regents Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Chancellor George Osborne talks North East economy on Virgin Money visit

Business community heralds GDP growth figures

Deloitte Paul Feechan, senior parter, Deloitte
Businesses have welcomed GDP figures which mark the end of the recession...but say more work is yet to be done

Siemens' jobs boost is the start of a 'rail renaissance', manufacturers claim

Siemens Lead Craftsman Brian Shotton, at the Hebburn Plant, talks to Baroness Kramer during her visit.
A 'rail renaissance' is underway in the North East as parts for the new London Thameslink trains go into production today

Warning to North East police forces over increased use of Tasers

Police officer demonstrating the use of a Taser
Police in the North East have been warned to avoid using Tasers unless they have no other choice

North families hope for closure as more bodies from MH17 tragedy returned

Barry and Marc Sweeney arriving back at Newcastle Airport
Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster have arrived in the Netherlands

Marveaux reveals he HAD to leave Newcastle - and other out of favour stars will follow

Sylvain Marveaux of Newcastle United
Flying winger opens up after being loaned out by Alan Pardew, despite his popularity with the majority of the Newcastle United faithful
Kate Cairns whose sister Eilidh was killed in a cycling accident

Road safety campaigner elected to Northumberland County Council

Road safety campaigner Kate Cairns has been elected to Northumberland County Council

Bill and Jenny Mather celebrate 71 years of marriage

Bill and Jenny Mather of Cramlington, who are celebrating their 71st Wedding Anniversary
Cramlington couple who have entered their seventh decade of marriage tell how their love for each other grows stronger every day

Great North Run sign on Tyne Bridge is almost finished - with a little extra this year

The sign will have the word million added by tomorrow morning to mark the millionth runner taking part

Your World War One Heroes: See the third gallery and send your family's story

James Andrew Smithson (pictured with his family), of Benwell, was awarded the military medal for bravery
2014 marks the anniversary of the start of WW1 and we are marking the occasion by assembling galleries of memories and mementoes which have been passed on through generations of North East families
The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

Ladhar Leisure spending £700,000 on revamp and creating 30 jobs

Firms help to stage space and engineering expo

Hirst Park Middle School students Ben and Caitlin, alongside Trevor Swann, director of strategy and standards at Ashington Learning Partnership with Dr Kierann Shah from the National Space Academy and Nicole Sergeant, STEM learning co-ordinator with ALP.
North East businesses helped hundreds of children to explore the worlds of space and engineering

Law firm reports double digit profit growth

John Flynn, executive partner, DWF
Law firm DWF, which has a Tyneside office, has boosted profits by 23% in 2013/14.

Guy Browning urges businesses to "break the golden rules"

Guy Browning delivers a talk at the Business Exchange
How can businesses grow? Humorist Guy Browning has some ideas
Fabio Borini in action for Sunderland

Mark Douglas: Fabio Borini at £14million? It's good business for Sunderland

Italian striker is not worth the amount that Black Cats will pay for him, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't pay that much

Marveaux reveals he HAD to leave Newcastle - and other out of favour stars will follow

Sylvain Marveaux of Newcastle United
Flying winger opens up after being loaned out by Alan Pardew, despite his popularity with the majority of the Newcastle United faithful

Sunderland to leave outcast Danny Graham behind as they head to Portugal for pre-season

Sunderland's Danny Graham
Gus Poyet has confirmed there will be no place for Danny Graham in the squad he is taking to Portugal
John Wells

John Wells: Newcastle Falcons players control their own destiny

John Wells knows coaches can talk all they want - it is ultimately down to Newcastle Falcons' players where they finish this season

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

Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland AFC
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
The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

Ladhar Leisure spending £700,000 on revamp and creating 30 jobs

North East pair out to tempt us with Peruvian street cuisine

The latest on the list of international street delicacies come from Peru and marmalade doesn't get a look-in

Playwright Richard Bean on One Man, Two Guvnors

A scene from One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean
As One Man, Two Guvnors returns to the Theatre Royal, we talk to the man who wrote it
The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

Ladhar Leisure spending £700,000 on revamp and creating 30 jobs

North East pair out to tempt us with Peruvian street cuisine

The latest on the list of international street delicacies come from Peru and marmalade doesn't get a look-in

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

Videos & Photos

The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

North East pair out to tempt us with Peruvian street cuisine

James Andrew Smithson (pictured with his family), of Benwell, was awarded the military medal for bravery

Your World War One Heroes: See the third gallery and send your family's story

 
 

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

Watch: Tulisa speaks of "outrage" at V Festival assault conviction and says she plans to appeal

Tulisa Contostavlos makes a statement to the waiting media as she leaves Stratford Magistrates Court in London where she was found guilty of hitting Savvas Morgan during an altercation at V-Festival in Essex
26-year-old singer was found guilty of hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan in the face at the V Festival last year

Air Algerie flight AH5017 rashes with 116 on board

Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappears in northern Mali
Passenger jet AH5017 was travelling from Burkino Faso to Algeria when it lost contact with aviation authorities

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