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Craft beers from around the world at Newcastle festival

The inagural Craft Beer Calling festival is drawing beer loves from all corner of the region and way beyond

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

Newcastle business fund manager Rivers Capital opens Middlesbrough office

Rivers Capital partners launch of their Middlesbrough Office in Royal Middlehaven House. Left to right, Jonathan Gold, Peter Hiscocks and Dr John White
Newcastle business fund manager Rivers Capital is now aiming to help more Teesside firms to grow

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

New Discovery Museum exhibition tells Tyneside's First World War story

Recruits gather in the Great Hall of The Co-operative Society in Newcastle, now Discovery Museum
When the Lamps Went Out is the title of a new exhibition which opens at Discovery Museum in Newcastle on Saturday and runs until June 28
Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

Daniel Mulhall spoke to businesses and politicians about the advantages of growing better trade links

Labour's Shadow Transport Secretary says the A1 north of Newcastle may not be dualled

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Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh
Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh highlights 2006 study which rejected long-awaited dualling plan

Labour MP Nick Brown urges party not to axe police and crime commissioners

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Former Cabinet Minister Nick Brown urged his party to rethink plans to axe police commissioners, saying they were successful in the North East
Managing Director at Axis 10 Sports Consulting Group and former footballer Louis Saha during the Soccerex Global Convention

Former Newcastle United and Sunderland striker goes into business

Louis Saha has set up firm to protect professional sportsman in their retirement

Gillingham 0 Newcastle United 1: Neil Cameron's match analysis

Gillingham's Antonio German (R) in action with Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini
A 1-0 victory at least gives Newcastle United supporters the chance to dream of a long run in the Capital One Cup

The Agenda: It is time Newcastle United treated the League Cup with the seriousness it deserves

League Cup final 76 when United met Manchester City, unfortunately they were beaten and Dennis Tueart scored the winning goal for Cit, inset manager Gordon Lee celebrates reaching final
How a club that never wins anything can not try to win this competition is an infuriating mystery
Left to right: Wendy McEvoy, Siobhan Weatherstone, Katrina McEvoy, Suzi Robinson

Newcastle firm's 'Attenborough documentaries' help understanding of child development

Newcastle-based Siren Films has been producing child development films for the last 20 years

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

150 jobs to be created at Accenture's Newcastle Delivery Centre

Bob Paton of Accenture
Skilled technology positions at Accenture will focus on developing, testing and managing IT applications for clients across various industries
A consultant analyzing a mammogram

Leading oncologist urges health watchdog to approve Newcastle-trialled cancer drug

Consultant medical oncologist Dr Mark Verrill urges health watchdog to approve funding for pioneering breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer drug trialled in Newcastle can extend life by almost five years

Dr Mark Verrill
The new drug has been shown to give “unprecedented” results in extending lives by almost five years

Kidney drug developed by Newcastle scientists recommended for use on NHS

Prof Tim Goodship, Consultant Nephrologist, who has discovered a drug to prevent a rare kidney disease called 'aHUS'
A drug which stops a rare type of kidney disease has been recommended in draft guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

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

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

Rehearsing for Heaven Eyes, by David Almond, in Hexham, left to right, Maria Lindh, Robert Nicholson and Natalie Ann Jamieson

New David Almond stage play set for premiere in Alnwick



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