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
Mike Ashley's company now has the right to buy 16.6% of department store, but will remain a 'supportive stakeholder'
Chronicle readers share their own stories of dangerous parking after we reported on problems outside Fellside Community Primary School in Gateshead
Former Newcastle United star Steve Watson offers his views as debate over Manager v Head Coach continues in football world
If you love live music here's a round-up of North East gigs taking place in February
The Tynemouth couple behind Riley's Fish Shack are seeking crowdfunding support for more substantial premises
Two teenage girls charged with murdering a 39-year-old woman have dates set for trial
The first credit from The Pensions Service appeared on my bank statement last week as if to give formal assent to my new status in life"
Murdoch, master media manipulator, is a marketing genius who realised there were millions to be made if he put naked beauties on Britain’s building sites"
Humour and religion should both be instruments to make our lives more bearable: to uplift, to bring us joy, to comfort us when we have good reasons for sadness"
I read that the number of British Jews emigrating to Israel has increased by 20% in the past year amid a surge in anti-Semitic attacks"
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