Telegram saying Cliffe has died

Family letters tell tragically short tale of one soldier's First World War

Former Journal reporter Charles Bowden tells the family letters that shine a light onto the suffering caused by the Great War

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Army Cadet inspires youngsters after learning valuable life skills - sponsored feature

North East charity worker Martin Kitching attributes career success to skills and experience gained in the Army Cadets - sponsored feature

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North East Army Cadet adult volunteer Clare Lomas calls on more people to join - sponsored feature

Army Cadets volunteer Clare encourages North East people to become an Army Cadet Force (ACF) adult volunteer or cadet to discover fun and friendship as well as action and adventure - sponsored feature

2Lt Hayleigh Dent, County Shooting Officer with Durham ACF advertorial

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Disturbing rise in conflicts: When cartoons become reality

Journal columnist Keith Hann on the disturbing rise in conflicts across the globe and failure to learn from past mistakes

Jeremy Beecham: Veterans deserve better when the journey back to Civvy Street gets tough

Labour peer and Newcastle councillor Lord Beecham on how veterans' courts could be trialled here in the North East

Grundfos' operations manager Mark Lister (left) and Michael Ward

Wearside-based Grundfos plays key role in battle against ebola

Staff at Grundfos worked around the clock to complete the order for water boosters in record time.

Part of the Rockcliffe Remembers project

Whitley Bay school pupils plot impact of First World War on the community

Pupils at Rockliffe First School in Whitley Bay have researched fallen First World War soldiers from neighbourhood streets

A wooden cross and a photo are left as a memorial at the Menin Gate during an Armistice Day ceremony in Ypres, Belgium

John Sadler: Ypres isn't a tourism destination; the Last Post is not meant to be applauded

North East historian John Sadler is concerned that the way were are marking our acts of remembrance risks becoming a travesty

Bomber command veteran, John Hall, 94, of Consett

Consett war veteran's Poppy Day memories - 'I was shot down three times and lived to tell the tale'

John Hall, 94, from Consett, County Durham, on the terrifying wartime missions that he has never forgotten

General view of a Poppy display on Remembrance Sunday

Peter Troy: Their names appear on no memorial, but we must still honour war's hidden victims

Journal columnist Peter Troy highlights the plight of the countless soldiers who survived the First World War but could not cope with the peace

Photographer Duncan Davis who owns the Black Bull Inn Fosterley, Weardale the pub is putting on a play for remembrance day.

North East pub's appeal for authentic props to use in Armistice Day play lands First World War shell

Pub regular turns up with three-foot shell that was used in the bombardment of Hartlepool

Hilton Dawson

Hilton Dawson: There is no logic in wearing a poppy and not voting

Northumbrian and former MP Hilton Dawson on the responsibility we all face in a democracy that many lost their lives to protect

Paul Brannen, North East Labour MEP

Paul Brannen: The story of Toc H and the pursuit of peace across Europe

North East MEP Paul Brannen says Remembrance events show just how far Europe has come in the last 60 years

British troops in Afghanistan

The Journal Opinion: What of Afghanistan's future as Britain's forces leave?

The Journal opinion column for Tuesday, October 28, in which we congratulate Britain's soldiers amid continuing uncertainty across the globe

Prime Minister David Cameron addressing British troops at Camp Bastion

Prime Minister pays tribute to those who died in Afghanistan

UK forces hand over Camp Bastion to Afghan officials as combat personnel prepare to leave

Recruits gather in the Great Hall of The Co-operative Society in Newcastle, now Discovery Museum

New Discovery Museum exhibition tells Tyneside's First World War story

When the Lamps Went Out is the title of a new exhibition which opens at Discovery Museum in Newcastle on Saturday and runs until June 28

U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron

Journal poll shows public split on what to do in Ukraine and the Middle East

Our poll show some people in the North East back military intervention but others want economic sanctions and diplomacy

Writer Peter Mortimer from Cullercoats who is opening his home to the public for heritage open days

Peter Mortimer: Haunted by story of North Shields boy shot as a deserter in First World War

Cullercoats writer Peter Mortimer talks about his new play, Death at Dawn, which is being performed in North Shields this week

British Artillerymen in action with a big gun during the opening of the Battle of the Somme on 01/01/1916

North East academics and authors discuss impact on British society of the Great War

The role of women, propaganda and the bombing of Britain all changed our society forever, say Sunderland University experts

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