BMW gives Newcastle a lift

Newcastle Building Society is moving up a gear in its drive to break into new markets after signing a partnership agreement with car giant BMW's financial services arm.

Rock keeps hard place

Northern Rock tops the North-East Top 200 rankings for a second year running.

Capturing the imagination

Today we introduce the first three members of the judging panel for The Journal's third Landmark Awards.

Banks close more branches

Bank bosses have condemned another 31 branches to closure as part of moves being seen as a major blow for many communities.

Building society to cut 100 jobs in shake-up

Newcastle Building Society yesterday revealed plans for a shake-up which will see 100 jobs cut with the closure of more than a third of its branches.

Boulmer shows way

Runners from RAF Boulmer in Northumberland came top in the RAF Cross Country Championships.

Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer