All stories for 25 Mar 2013
A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot in the leg.
THE state-owned firm responsible for winding down the mortgage books of failed lenders Bradford & Bingley and Northern Rock increased its repayments to the Treasury by £1.2 billion in 2012.
FOOTBALL hero Sir Bobby Robson’s foundation today marks its fifth anniversary after raising more than £5m to help detect and treat cancer.
AN electrical contractor is confident of topping the £3m turnover mark and growing its workforce by 2014 after buying out a Yorkshire firm.
SUNDERLAND face an anxious 24 hours before they find out the full extent of Steven Fletcher's ankle injury.
JAMES Perch says that the Newcastle United squad have "got Massadio Haïdara's back" as he prepares to make a return to action as early as Saturday.
IF Sunderland are to remain in the Premier League, they need other heroes to emerge in the absence of the injured Steven Fletcher, argues Neil Cameron.
HOLIDAY company Hays Travel will see its sales jump to at least £550m this year, the company’s boss has predicted after it beat the odds to mark up a new record turnover.
SHOLA Ameobi believes the next four weeks will be the most important of his 13 years at Newcastle United.
BROADCASTER Jeremy Vine yesterday joined worshippers at Durham Cathedral as they celebrated the life of one of the North East's patron saints.
A GUNMAN was being hunted by police last night after a man was shot in the early hours of yesterday morning.
JAMES Perch has become Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew's flexible friend.
STUDENTS are proving beauty is more than skin deep after been taken on by one of the most glamorous spas in the region.
OLDER people in the North East are being socially excluded because of a lack of suitable transport, a charity has warned.
AT 320 million years old, this fossilised amphibian skull is by some margin the oldest patient to be seen at a North East hospital.
A £246,000 Heritage Lottery grant is set to preserve a valuable part of the North East's lead mining history.
THIS week The Journal launches a major platform to give the region’s marine, offshore and energy sectors a combined voice.
MOBILE phone giant Vodafone is reported to be mulling its exit from America in one of the largest corporate transactions of all time.
A HIGH-FLYING solicitor has given up the corporate arena to create luxury artisan chocolates in time for Easter.
Professor Bernie Callaghan, whose career has included academia and the public and private sectors, now has a global role, as PETER JACKSON discovers
A CHARITY which supports people affected by drug, alcohol and solvent abuse in Northumberland has secured a funding boost of almost £500,000 to help continue and improve its vital work.
LLOYDS Banking Group is expected to reveal this week that it paid more than 20 of its staff £1m or more last year.
A FAMILY firm run by a brother and sister has demonstrated how local focus and going the extra mile has helped them survive and thrive against bigger competitors.
THE loss of hundreds of thousands of public sector jobs has led to a seismic shift in the labour market, according to an expert.
B&Q owner Kingfisher will reveal the impact of last year’s record rainfall on the DIY market as annual figures tomorrow are expected to show a hefty fall in profits.
A POLICE chief has offered his condolences to the family of a man who died in custody after he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly.
WHITLEY Chapel young farmer Angus White was doubly delighted at Hex
ham Mart’s fifth annual calf wintering competition.
A DURHAM farm is bringing lambing live to people’s homes after installing a video feed on its website with 24-hour live streaming of lambing time.
THEY say imitation is the best form of flattery, but recent arrival Adam Powell insists Newcastle Falcons are no carbon copy of his former club, Saracens.
STOCK markets continue to flirt with new post-crisis highs and, in the case of the US, all-time highs.
HARTLEPOOL United nil. It’s becoming the norm at Victoria Park. Saturday’s drab goalless draw with Walsall was Pool’s third successive stalemate at home, and their fourth in six games.
IF EVER there was an advert for not leaving a game early then this, quite simply, has to be it.
The Journal Culture Awards 2012 have booked a rather special venue to celebrate the best of the region’s cultural achievements.
NEWCASTLE Eagles maintained their push to end the BBL season on a high with a convincing win over Mersey Tigers.
PERENNIALLY on the road and with no home comforts Gateshead are finding it difficult to distance themselves from the relegation zone.
MANAGER Jason Ainsley was delighted with Spennymoor Town's performance when they visited the island of Guernsey, but will warn his players that they haven't yet booked a trip to Wembley.
SHILDON manager Gary Forrest claims his side is confident of overturning a two-goal deficit when they line up against Tunbridge Wells at Dean Street on Saturday.
GATESHEAD Thunder's three-game stint at Blaydon Rugby Club began on a losing note yesterday as they fell to the University of Gloucestershire All Golds.
MORPETH Harriers took the senior men's Division One title at the final Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League fixture at Prudhoe High School.
TOM Wade's honeymoon period as Blyth boss is over.
NORTH East teams enjoyed a bumper weekend at Twick
enham, Durham University winning the British University and College Sports Cup and Yarm School lifting the Daily Mail Vase.
BERWICK manager Ian Little was left to reflect on what might have been after watching his side go down to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of play-off rivals Peterhead.
AFTER reaching the final of the Monkwearmouth Charity Cup, Prudhoe Town are now through to the semi-finals of the Wearside League Cup following victory in a five-goal thriller at Ashbrooke Belford House.
ON Wednesday, March 20, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of calves.
ONLY a try four minutes from time could prevent Blaydon taking the scalp of leaders Ealing in National One’s top-versus-second clash.
THE fall-out from 'that' tackle continues unabated. Quite clearly the announcement that Callum McManaman faces no charges raises more questions than they answer.
TAKING the first steps to being your own boss can be daunting and it’s often difficult to know where to start.
WITH Spennymoor Town fighting for honours on four fronts - not least of all for a visit to Wembley in the FA Carlsberg Vase – Darlington 1883 are increasingly looking favourites for the championship.
IT has been difficult this week to extinguish thoughts of ‘1984’.
BITTERLY cold weather and snowfall could last until mid April, forecasters have warned.