Students from across the North-East bravely entered their own Dragons' Den at the launch of an innovative enterprise programme aimed at developing business skills and encouraging the entrepreneurs of the future.
Graham robb, Partner, Recognition Marketing and PR, Darlington, makes his selection.
Serial entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne has shut his casino on Newcastle's Quayside and is in "active" negotiations for a replacement site on Tyneside.
Darlington-based Duncan Bannatyne has signed his biggest deal to date.
North entrepreneur turned TV celebrity Duncan Bannatyne's fitness chain has become the fifth-largest fitness club business in the UK after snapping up a 24-strong chain in a £90m deal.
A North-East scientist has won a Dragon's Den-style contest for an idea to improve the success of operations like hip replacements.