General Election

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks outside 10 Downing Street

Paul Linford: Once the euphoria has gone the reality will kick in for the Conservatives

The Journal's political columnist, Paul Linford, on why the Tories might find governing to be rather harder than they anticipated

UKIP candidate Jonathan Arnott

Jonathan Arnott: Some issues are best decided by people, not politicians

North East Ukip MEP Jonathan Arnott says our outdated voting system is creaking at the seams.

Paul Brannen, North East Labour MEP

Europe is anxious about how we will vote in the EU referendum

North East Euro MP Paul Brannen says the campaign to stay in the European Union must be able to counter emotional arguments

Dave Anderson MP

Dave Anderson: Siren voices in my party urge us to focus on aspiration

Labour MP Dave Anderson says his party must beware of promoting individual self-interest above collective wellbeing

Ukip leader Nigel Farage posing for a picture with a member of the public outside the studios of LBC in central London

UKIP: I understand the argument about immigration - but why, did we bang on about it?

Ukip MEP and parliamentary candidate Jonathan Arnott with a straight-talking analysis of what his party has to change

Culture Awards

The awards trophies made by Janet Rogers from Crushed Chilly Gallerie, Durham

The Journal Culture Awards: Calling all artists - you could be making this year's trophies

This is a call out for artists to submit proposals to win this year's £1,000 commission for Culture Awards trophies

The Journal Culture Awards are coming to Sunderland in June

The annual celebration of North East culture in all its forms will be held in Sunderland Minster

Culture Awards 2014

The Journal Culture Awards: Nominations are being reopened for one week only

If you were kicking yourself that you didn't get around to nominating your favourite stuff from 2014, fear not, you have an extra week

The Journal Culture Awards 2014 - nominations are now open

The ceremony will once again reward, recognise and showcase the best of North East's cultural output - in fantastic fashion

B>E>A>K at Evolution Emerging 2013

Evolution Emerging 2015 searches for next wave of musical talent

The North East's biggest emerging music event is looking for new artists for this year's event in May

Business Supplements

Constructing Excellence

Business Supplement: Constructing Excellence

An 8-page report on the recent Constructing Excellence Awards 2015, the highlight of the year for the North East construction industry

Manufacturers League supplement

Business Supplement: Manufacturers' League

An excellent 20-page supplement reporting on the great strengths of the region's manufacturing sector, in partnership with EY

Business Supplement: North East Information Technology Report

A 12-page report showcasing the region's thriving reputation as centre of technology on a local, national and international level

Business Supplement: Funding for Growth

4-page supplement detailing what business funding is available to help companies grow

Business Supplement: Best Places To Work in the North East

There are many good reasons why it's great to live and work in the North East and we have some fantastic companies and organisations who offer excellent opportunities

Business Breakfasts

Journal Business Devolution Breakfast 2015 at the Gosforth Marriott Hotel

The Journal North East devolution debate highlights need for more and better jobs

Political and business figures debate devolution for the North East at event organised by The Journal

North East figures from business and politics sign up for Journal's devolution debate

The Journal's devolution debate event on April 21 will look at the need for greater powers to be devolved to the North East

Grey's Monument stands out in the Newcastle City Centre skyline

Journal to hold debate on devolution for the North East

Breakfast event will bring together experts from the political and business worlds to debate greater powers for the region

Journal and Gazette Top 200 Business Breakfast Awards Stadium of Light updated

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

Nissan takes top spot for fourth year in a row, as more than 200 people turn out for business breakfast at Stadium of Light

Fastest 50, 2014

Fastest 50, 2014: North East's fastest growing companies unveiled today!

Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 celebrates growth among companies in the North East

Top 200

The Top 200, 2014

Business Supplement: The Top 200, 2014

The Top 200 North-East Companies supplement is widely regarded as the North East's premier and most prestigious business publication. Read our 84-page supplement here

The Stadium of Light

Stadium of Light to host North East's Top 200 event

Top 200 event will highlight success stories from around the North East

NUBS_Professor John Wilson

The North East's top 200 businesses will be celebrated next week

The Top 200 event at Stadium of Light will also have discussion about the impact of Scottish devolution

Kevin Brennan, Chief Executive of Quorn Foods

Top 200, 2014: Quorn set to move up table after strong year

The sight of a third Quorn fermenter taking shape on Teesside, that will boost capacity by 50% and create 400 jobs after start-up next year, is clear evidence of Quorn's intention to keep turnover and profit upwardly mobile

The Top 200, 2014

Big climbers and new entries are the pepper in the Top 200 stew

This year's Top 200, exclusive to The Journal on October 22, will certainly have big climbers and new entries