ITV Leaders' Debate 2015 showing all seven lecterns

Bernard Trafford: It's time for the politicians to put country before party

Journal columnist and headteacher Bernard Trafford on the 'impossible' coalition that could be the best result in the election

Prime Minister David Cameron is interview by Jeremy Paxman (right)

Bernard Trafford: I'm excited about democracy - but not about the dismal, negative politicking

Journal columnist and Newcastle headteacher Bernard Trafford on why he wants to enjoy the election campaign, but just can't

Jeremy Paxman

David Banks: Everything was lovely until Jeremy Paxman spoilt it for me

The Journal's columnist is back in North Northumberland after his trip to Ghana - but all is not right with his world

Jeremy Paxman in Hartlepool with the clock that was stopped by a 1914 bombardment

BBC marks First World War centenary with major programmes

Stories of the First World War are being gathered by the BBC for the centenary

We vote Tory and did not give cash

  • BBC

OPPOSITION politicians rounded on Labour last night after the Prime Minister pledged to hand back donations by North businessman David Abrahams as they were “not lawfully declared”.

Dinner is a challenge

The Universally Challenged Dinner at the Newcastle Gateshead Hilton, will see four teams competing in a quiz throughout the evening.

Gabby's a sporting natural

  • BBC

As the furore over Match Of The Day's first female commentator Jacqui Oatley begins to die down, BBC sports presenter Gabby Logan reveals that she never felt like a trailblazer as a woman in the world of football.

Gordon Ramsay

Fiery chef Gordon Ramsay has been voted the scariest person on TV.

Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh has revealed how he deliberately retreated from media exposure to stop himself from being an embarrassment.

A culture of bullying

The man charged with the welfare of Britain's children says almost all of them are suffering bullying and it has to stop.

Over six million watch `winners'

  • BBC

More than six million watched Sunderland South race to the General Election finishing line on Thursday night to claim the record of being first to declare for the fourth time running.


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