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Children in Kurdistan, October 2014

Gary Kent: The Kurds using pea-shooters in David and Goliath battle against Isis

Gary Kent, just back from his 19th visit to Kurdistan in the last eight years, argues that the Kurds desperately need Britain's help

Who ate all the pies? We find the Greggs capital of Britain

Greggs on Neville Street, Newcastle City Centre
Geordies and city bankers like Greggs, according to official figures

Music industry heavyweights head to North East for Music Futures conference

Chief executive of music development agency Generator, Jim Mawdsley
The line-up for the fourth Music Futures conference being held at the Baltic gallery in Gateshead has been announced

North East artistic great Thomas Bewick on the menu at restaurant

An exhibition of work by Thomas Bewick at Gateshead Civic Centre
Thomas Bewick is celebrated at Gateshead Civic Centre's restaurant with the Bewick & Back: Wildlife, Walks and Art exhibition

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell
The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September
Children in Kurdistan, October 2014

Gary Kent: The Kurds using pea-shooters in David and Goliath battle against Isis

Gary Kent, just back from his 19th visit to Kurdistan in the last eight years, argues that the Kurds desperately need Britain's help

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn
Daniel Mulhall spoke to businesses and politicians about the advantages of growing better trade links

North East must be first in line for devolution after Scottish vote, says Hexham MP

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham
The debate about how to govern the North East is already underway as the Scottish vote looms closer
Greggs on Neville Street, Newcastle City Centre

Who ate all the pies? We find the Greggs capital of Britain

Geordies and city bankers like Greggs, according to official figures

Music industry heavyweights head to North East for Music Futures conference

Chief executive of music development agency Generator, Jim Mawdsley
The line-up for the fourth Music Futures conference being held at the Baltic gallery in Gateshead has been announced

Business investor Barrie Hensby backs Journal's Pay Fair campaign

Barrie Hensby, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers
NEL Fund Managers chief executive Barrie Hensby has seen numerous examples of business growth being slowed down by late payments
The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside

Newcastle's Dance City
Updated book brings in 20 modern buildings to sit alongside the best in Newcastle and Gateshead

Virginia Bodman: North East artist takes over three floors of Newcastle gallery

Virginia Bodman with her exhibition at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle
Three floors of a big Newcastle art gallery have been given over to the paintings of one artist, Virginia Bodman. DAVID WHETSTONE gets a guided tour
A car used by Northern Doctors Urgent Care

Calls for transparency after North of Tyne GP out-of-hours bids axed at eleventh hour

Health officials have hit out after clinical commissioning groups halted a near-complete procurement process for GP out of hours services

Newcastle University mitochondrial replacement therapy research in the spotlight

Alison Murdoch, professor of reproductive medicine at Newcastle University and consultant at Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life
A debate in the Commons on mitochondrial replacement therapy has thrust Newcastle's pioneering research into the spotlight

North East children visiting the dentist more often new figures show

More children in the North East are visiting a dentist than before
The North of England has recorded an increase in the number of children who have seen an NHS dentist since 2006

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All the latest news and information about Gateshead, the town on the southern bank of the River Tyne. The area is now known as a cultural and architectual hub and is home to the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art situated on the Gateshead Quayside.

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The home of Tony and Anne Lapping in Corbridge, Northumberland

Property gallery: Corbridge couples home is a grand design for life

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

 

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