Migrants trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port

Neither the EU nor Britain has got to grips with the issue of immigration

Kate Thick argues that migration is vital to Britain - and that if we really want to cut it we need to work harder to level up the world

Jonathan Arnott

A glimpse into the outrageous workings of the European Union

North East Ukip Euro MP Jonathan Arnott on the anti-democratic machinations at Brussels over a crucial trade deal

George Osborne visits Nifco's factory in Eaglescliffe

What is the point of growth if it misses out young people?

Kate Thick on why the jigsaw pieces of the British economy do not fit together

Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East

Sarah Glendinning: Time to get back to business now dust has settled in Government

Assistant regional director of the CBI on the business challenges facing the new Government

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, meets Prime Minister David Cameron at Chequers, Buckinghamshire, as Mr Cameron kicks off efforts to renegotiate the UK's relations with the EU

George Hepburn: David Cameron needs help to win his dangerous game

Journal columnist George Hepburn on the Prime Minister's efforts to win support for EU reform and how it may lead him into deep waters

A Generic Photo of antibiotics

Kate Thick: It isn't just humans that are over-using antibiotics

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Journal columnist Kate Thick on the global threat that could soon be costing 10 million lives a year

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks outside 10 Downing Street

Paul Linford: Once the euphoria has gone the reality will kick in for the Conservatives

The Journal's political columnist, Paul Linford, on why the Tories might find governing to be rather harder than they anticipated

Paul Brannen, Jonathan Arnott and Judith Kirton-Darling

EU Referendum: Why we have to vote to stay in the European Union

The Journal's opinion column for Friday, May 29, in which we put our weight behind the campaign to stay in the European Union

Graeme Whitfield

Graeme Whitfield: I haven't met anyone in business who wants to leave the EU

The business editor of The Journal on how the vote on staying in the EU might be won

Paul Brannen, North East Labour MEP

Europe is anxious about how we will vote in the EU referendum

North East Euro MP Paul Brannen says the campaign to stay in the European Union must be able to counter emotional arguments

People enjoy the mild weather at Alnmouth, Northumberland

We are using the environment as a cost-free dumping ground

Kate Thick says our North East beaches may be wonderful, but it's a different story in the world's oceans

Paul Brannen, North East Labour MEP

Europe is anxious about how Britain will vote in the EU referendum

North East Euro MP Paul Brannen says the campaign to stay in the European Union must be able to counter emotional arguments

Newcastle Lib Dem councillor Doreen Huddart

Heaton councillor Doreen Huddart talks about life as an international election monitor

From land mines to intimidation, the North East councillor talks about life in the world's trouble spots as an international election monitor

Graeme Whitfield

Graeme Whitfield: There are few things worse than a smug Tory

The Journal's business editor on why the post-election stability might not last too long

From left, Phil Stocker, Owen Paterson and John Geldard on Mr Geldard's farm in the Lyth Valley, Cumbria

NSA event emphasies importance of links with those working in pedigree breeding

Chairman Samuel Wharry and chief executive Phil Stocker invite views both on NSA policy and internal matters

Ukip leader Nigel Farage posing for a picture with a member of the public outside the studios of LBC in central London

UKIP: I understand the argument about immigration - but why, did we bang on about it?

Ukip MEP and parliamentary candidate Jonathan Arnott with a straight-talking analysis of what his party has to change

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: General election was a missed chance

Regional secretary of the TUC says the election will make the country more divisive

National Farmers' Union President Meurig Raymond

Commodity price drop was major factor in farm profitability decrease, says NFU

President Meurig Raymond says next Government must put policies in place that support long-term growth

Prime Minister Harold Wilson seen here casting his vote in the 1975 EEC Referendum along with his wife

David Taylor-Gooby: Let's have the debate about leaving the EU here and now

David Taylor-Gooby says we do not have the luxury of debating for years before we vote on whether to leave the European Union

Shoes, clothes and containers lay in an inflatable dinghy after an Italian Financial Police unit rescued migrants off the Libyan coast, in the Mediterranean Sea

Kate Thick: Sending in a battleship may have primitive appeal - but we need better ways of thinking

Journal columnist Kate Thick on the UK's response to the crisis unfolding in the Mediterranean

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