After a delayed start, caused by blizzards that left the teams snowed in at base camp, Conrad Dickinson, from Hexham, left yesterday afternoon
Prince William is set to visit the North East to attend youth workshops set up in memory of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales
The Journal's youngest columnist gives a toddler's perspective on the latest goings on with the Government
A world famous polar explorer has thrown his weight behind a proposed £10.5m visitor centre in Northumberland
High society came North at the weekend as Alnwick hosted the wedding of the year.
DETAILS have been announced of the North’s society wedding of the year, which is set to take place this weekend.
He received numerous visits from his family, including the Queen, after being admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery
NORTH East star Denise Welch has backed the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards.
A CHARITY clay pigeon shoot hosted by a commercial law firm and local entrepreneur has raised £35,000 for The Prince’s Trust.
IN sending the World Cup east yesterday Fifa didn’t just break English hearts, they took a monumental gamble with the future of their competition.
CHILDREN worldwide clearly know it already but Terry Deary is a very entertaining chap.
Newcastle International Airport has rarely been out of the news this year.
SUNDERLAND footballer Dickson Etuhu has been quizzed by police after a brawl in a Norwich nightclub, it emerged last night.
THE profile afforded to this week’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali is yet another sign that the issue is firmly fixed on the agenda, with everybody from the Prince of Wales downwards now paying close attention to the debate.
Businesses call for climate change action / Many firms are ignorant over new energy legislation / Positive start for the stock market
THE Government has this month set out its new strategy to raise the education participation age to 17 by 2013 and 18 by 2015.
A HERO soldier from the North has collected a Military Cross for his bravery in fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan.
ONE of the region’s top organic farmers cannot get a stall on a farmers’ market in Newcastle – because there are too many people selling meat.
VETERANS and their families stood side-by-side with serving soldiers yesterday to remember those injured and killed in the line of duty.