Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg launches TechNorth hub to champion North East technology expertise on the world stage

Newcastle, Sunderland and Tees Valley will join northern neighbours under the hub which has been launched as part of Northern Futures

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg during a question and answer session on day three of the Liberal Democrat autumn conference at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland

Paul Linford: Why Nick Clegg has reason to be cheerful as conference season ends

The Journal's former political editor on the prospects for the general election as British politics fragments into a four-party system

A stressed out woman

Kate Fox: Mental illness is not just an issue for sufferers - it's an issue for us all

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Journal columnist Kate Fox says it is about time we realised that mental illness which goes unrecognised and untreated has an impact on everybody

Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg urges UK to reject 'politics of fear'

Liberal Democrat leader warns British politics is becoming increasingly bitter and tribal but says his party stands for "decent, British values"

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg during a question and answer session on day three of the Liberal Democrat autumn conference at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland

Nick Clegg tells the North: We'll borrow to invest in transport infrastructure

Liberal Democrat leader backs One North plans for massive transport investment after deficit is taken care of

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

The Journal Opinion: Go back to your constituencies and prepare for opposition

The Journal's opinion column for Monday, October 6, in which we argue that the Lib Dems should think hard about joining a future coalition

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

We need funding to make the North East grow - not more local structures, says Newcastle MP Nick Brown

Newcastle MP Nick Brown warned that debates about devolution risked were missing the point when the region needs investment

Prime Minister David Cameron and his Deputy, Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg

Party leaders praise Journal call for real devolution to the North

Westminster leaders respond to major newspapers of the north joining forces to demand a fair deal for the region

The Scottish border with Northumberland

The Journal Opinion: Give the North East a stronger voice

The Journal's opinion column for Friday, September 19, in which we look at what the region needs in the wake of the Scottish vote

L-R Ian Dormer, Philip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East Taxpayers Alliance with their 'White Elephant' on Newcastle's Quayside

Former chairman of North East says No campaign says devolution would still be bad for region

John Elliott tells The Journal he still does not support devolution as the debate is sparked back into life by the Scottish independence vote

The sun sets over Gretna with the flags of the Union in the foreground

Jonathan Walker: The day Westminster panicked - or how it all went wrong for the 'no' campaign

David Cameron and Ed Miliband both come out of the Scottish referendum campaign looking weak

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

We will change how the North East is run says Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister asks North East people how they want to be governed and defends decision to keep the Barnett Formula

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

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

The debate about how to govern the North East is already underway as the Scottish vote looms closer

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg calls on young people to help solve North-South divide

The Deputy Prime Minister has urged 16 to 24-year-olds to take part in debate on tackling the North/South divide

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg who will launch a report calling for a major programme of devolution within England in the decade after the next election

Lib Dem leader sets out his vision for North East devolution - no matter how the Scots vote

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is calling for decentralisation and devolution for the North whether Scotland vote for independence or not

Children at Red Rose Primary School in Chester-le-Street enjoy their free school meals

North East schools forced to divert money to cover shortfall on free school meals

North schools divert money from other budgets to ensure the Government's promise of free school meals can be delivered

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, center, walks barefoot as he is shown around during his visit at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara or Sikh temple in New Delhi, India, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Clegg is on a three-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral economic ties.

North East firms offered chance to build business in India

UKTI and the North East Chamber of Commerce are spearheading a market visit to India in October with the aim to identify export opportunities

A school dinner being served

Free school meals to save North East parents more than £26m

Free school meals could save parents in the North East £26.6m on school lunches

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg urges Journal readers to share ideas to help the North thrive

Deputy Prime Minister announces "Northern Futures" website for sharing ideas to boost the economy and create jobs

Prime Minister David Cameron (left), Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (centre) and Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband

Journal poll suggests tough times ahead for Labour

When asked which of the party leaders do they think would make the best Prime Minister, some 25% of the North East said Mr Cameron, versus just 16% for Ed Miliband


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