Ashington-born Joseph Robson left his entire estate to the BNP when he died but the party is now in legal hot water after a failed High Court bid
A Northumberland school has cancelled a controversial visit by the former leader of the English Defence League
Family of Northumberland man launch legal battle over £389,000 estate donated to British National Party
THE history and heritage of Newcastle mean the city is recognised the world over, says Ian Parker.
COLLABORATION between local authorities is crucial if the region is to attract funding, says Jonathan Sykes.
TITUS Bramble has a problem. Fortunately, he has timed it well.
A NOBEL prize-winning scientist will no longer be appearing in the North-East following an angry backlash over his claims that black people are less intelligent than whites.
BRITAIN’S biggest banks could be forced to shell out as much as £70bn in the next 10 days as the global credit crisis sparks further chaos.
INVESTORS will be hoping for an element of calm on the London market when trading commences this week.
INVESTORS were spooked by continued worries about the US sub-prime mortgage sector, after news that French bank BNP Paribas had frozen three funds as a result of the problems.
Katharina Tofeji, 38, from Essex, who claimed she was forced out of BNP Paribas after returning from maternity leave lost her case yesterday.
She has often been called the new Catherine Cookson, and has even written novels on the Jarrow-born author.
Here are the last remaining election results from the North-East local elections:
The North-East has turned on its political leaders, booting out some of the most prominent figures on local councils.
Labour has so far avoided any shocks in the North-East, though Ministers were tonight braced for a political bruising in the biggest test of electoral opinion since they won a third term in office in the 2005 general election.
Candidates in a hotly-contested council ward have been accused of dirty tricks after persuading a volunteer working for an opposition party to hand over canvassing material.
Labour is facing an unprecedented challenge from the British National Party in next month's local council elections, a contender for the Labour deputy leadership warned.
A family were forced to flee their home and their grandfather collapsed and died in the street after a race-hate arson attack yesterday.
Liberal Democrats are calling for proportional representation to be introduced for local elections.
The make-up of councils could change dramatically under the Lib Dem plans.