Northumbria University academic Dr Lee Barron looks at the place of charity singles in popular culture
A suited and booted Robbie Williams returned to Metro Radio Arena for the first time in 14 years to prove he still had us in the palm of his hand
Robblie Williams has assured fans that he won't let a bad back stop him giving them a performance to remember at the Metro Radio Arena
Here is two handfuls of things we reckon you should include on your wall planner in June
NORTH East star Denise Welch has backed the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards.
FOR over an hour last night, Hartlepool United and Rochdale played a League One match with an out-of-shape football.
IT doesn't get much easier in Hartlepool United’s attempts to make an impact at the top half of League One.
YOU do not have to speak to Nickie Gott for long to realise how she has achieved all she has.
THERE are some pretty pointless ‘sports’ at the Olympics already, including the one where teenage waifs run around a gymnastics mat waving pieces of toilet paper, but I think I’ve found another one.
WHAT’S all the fuss about? Lose an unsuitable manager, get knocked back by an even more unsuitable manager and then get hammered at Man USA.
MUSIC producer Geoff Wonfor and former Lindisfarne drummer Ray Laidlaw are friends whose work has brought them in touch with some of the best musicians of the time.
Top bosses at music label EMI to quit; House prices see slowest increase for over a year; Human rights group calls on Royal Bank of Scotland to monitor its investment in a Chinese bank.
DARLINGTON manager Dave Penney sounded strong words of caution after his side coasted to victory at the Crown Ground.
BA fined £270m/Guy Hands buys EMI/HBOS loses market share/Manufacturing hits three-year high
FAYE Tozer Steps into the shoes of Eva Cassidy for two nights in Newcastle this autumn.
Sainsbury's receives takeover bid; Private equity firm closes in on music group EMI; Bank of England divided over interest rate rise.
PRIVATE equity firm Terra Firma yesterday gave EMI shareholders an extra week to accept its £2.4bn offer for the troubled music label after receiving support from fewer than 4% of investors.
The Royal Bank of Scotland-led bid for ABN Amro was thrown into disarray today as a Dutch Supreme Court ruling gave the go-ahead for the sale of ABN’s American banking operation.
An outdoor gig in the region is set to go with a swing next week come rain or shine.
Warner Music has said it has not yet ruled out making another bid for the EMI Group.