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Health campaigners have won a victory against the alcohol industry over their TV advert

Alcohol industry fails in attempts to ban hard-hitting TV ads

Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed

Annual Deals Survey: A tentative start to the M&A year for the North East

Mauro Biagioni, Michael Weatherhead, Joanne Pratt, Calum Ryder and Lynn Saul
After a sluggish few years the UK economy is moving forward at a great rate, sparking increasing deals activity. But that isn't necessarily reflected here in the North East, as Paul Mankin, corporate finance partner at PwC in Newcastle, explains in his examination of Q1 2014

Gosforth businessman launches Happylegs product

Angus Long
It's a hopefully comfortable road to success for Gosforth healthcare entrepreneur Angus Long, who has pooled his years of experience into a product called Happylegs that is about to be trialled

Region 'must promote Brand North East'

Region 'must promote Brand North East'
The past year has seen many changes in the North East. Tim Evans looks at some key progress and the importance of promoting the region

New tenants take units at Ouseburn business park

Hawick Crescent Business Park, Ouseburn, Newcastle
Commercial Estates Group has let two business units at Hawick Crescent Industrial Park on St Lawrence Road, off Walker Road, a mile east of Newcastle city centre
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond walking in front of a Saltire

Scottish leader Salmond wants Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle to get together

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says Newcastle can form an "economic powerhouse" with Glasgow and Edinburgh after independence

Labour will create a Minister for the North East

Labour leader Ed Miliband updated
Ed Miliband would appoint a Minister for each English region in a bid to ensure the entire country received a fair deal from Government, and to help businesses in their regions attract investment from across the world

Report reveals North East youngsters have seen signs of neglect in friends

Not forming friendships, under-achieving at school or being withdrawn are signs youngsters are suffering
More than two thirds of North East children know another who is suffering from neglect reveals a report by Action for Children
Newcastle United's Tim Krul

Tim Krul considering his future with Newcastle United

Uncertainty surrounds Tim Krul's future at Newcastle United, and so the Magpies are looking at Jeroen Zoet and Fraser Forster as possible replacements

Don Hutchison: It is time for Mike Ashley to sell up and leave

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley
Forget sacking Alan Pardew, if he had been serious about making Newcastle a force Mike Ashley would never have appointed him in the first place

Missing top ten target would put Alan Pardew under pressure

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew knows that a top ten finish is essential for his side after their current run of bad form
Teachers and supporters take part in a demonstration at Greys Monument

Teachers chant 'Gove out' as strike closes more than 100 North East schools

Hundreds gather for rally at Newcastle's Grey's Monument on day of strike action

Newcastle College academy brings future of rail to the North East

A train on the East Coast Main Line
The region’s first railway academy has been given the green light for land between Heworth and Pelaw

Discovery School's first pupils celebrate National Science and Engineering Week

The group of teenagers at the £9m site on Blandford Street in Newcastle, where Discovery School will open in September
The first intake of students at Discovery School have celebrated National Science and Engineering Week with a look around their new school
Health campaigners have won a victory against the alcohol industry over their TV advert

Alcohol industry fails in attempts to ban hard-hitting TV ads

Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed

Measles vaccination call after outbreak in Newcastle and Gateshead

A child who has been vaccinated against measles
National Health Service experts are investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to Newcastle and Gateshead

North East patients turned away as GPs face increasing demand for services

Patients asking for an appointment with their GP are being turned away
NHS figures show that 10% of patients who tried to get an appointment in West Newcastle last year were unable to see a GP on the day they wanted

About Newcastle

All the latest news and information about Newcastle Upon Tyne, the business and cultural capital of the North East, with a reputation for its nightlife. Newcasle Upon Tyne is also known for Newcastle Brown Ale, Newcastle United Football Club and the Tyne Bridge.

Videos & Photos

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

 

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