Smith Commission proposal to devolve Air Passenger Duty to Holyrood is described as 'a slap in the face for North East business'
The region's pay rise is the best in the country but may still lab behind the cost of living - and public sector workers had their salaries cut
Regional head of the CBI on how the message about the recovery was lost with a few words from the PM
David Laws, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport, says devolving the levy would disadvantage region and place jobs in jeopardy
The Prime Minister said the Government was committed to building up the North East, but said London needed investment
Journal columnist and Newcastle headteacher Bernard Trafford says credit unions in primary schools are missing the bigger point
Father who lost his son in A1 smash welcomes plans to dual the road but wants action and not just talk
Regional head of the CBI says the benefits of free movement need to be argued
Civil Engineering Contractors’ Association says HS2 could drain the region of skilled workers unless major A1 work gets going now
David Cameron to make long-awaited announcement on A1 but campaigners who want entire road dualled say 'the devil is in the detail'
Prime Minister insists there is no "one-size-fits-all" option for devolution - but says a metro-mayor makes the task easier
David Cameron says a new 'spirit of entrepreneurship' is sweeping the North East while Labour highlights continued unemployment
North East MP Kevan Jones blasts the plan as a "vanity project" which will mean nothing for the region
UK forces hand over Camp Bastion to Afghan officials as combat personnel prepare to leave
Journal columnist George Hepburn says that if the PM ends up campaigning for us to leave the EU then the far right will have won
The Journal's former political editor says a North East assembly may be out of the question - but there is still a way forward
Writer and poet Kate Fox says a project to explore a First World War disaster in the North East is teaching her valuable lessons
The Prime Minister was told to shelve the Climate Change Act to which it was claimed there was "extraordinarily strong opposition"
Newcastle MP and former cabinet minister says David Cameron will not bother to consult with the newly-formed North East Combined Authority
Union leaders have hit out after the rail service which operates in the North East faces losing nine trains - to 'David Cameron's stomping ground'