Journal columnist and former MP Hilton Dawson, of Northumberland, says if we decide the Islamists' threat is someone else’s problem we have lost
After the murder of journalist James Foley, we ask what you think the UK's stance should be on Iraq and extremism in the UK
City councillors fly Palestinian flag above the Civic Centre in Newcastle as part of protest against the loss of life in the Israeli conflict
A coroner has criticised the Ministry of Defence for a series of failures over the deaths of two soldiers in Afghanistan.
All right-thinking and humane people should be able to speak out against extremism in any form argues Bernard Trafford
THE Festival of the North East will embrace the broadest span of moods and emotions this weekend, as David Whetstone reports.
IT has added one more game to an already punishing fixture list, but Chris Hughton is refusing to regard this season’s FA Cup as an unwanted distraction to this title-chasing players.
NEWCASTLE United owner Mike Ashley is adamant he does not want to sell the club even though he is looking for someone to help finance his vision for the future at St James’s Park.
NEW managing director Derek Llambias believes there is a deliberate campaign to destabilise Newcastle United following continued reports claiming owner Mike Ashley is looking to sell the club.
NEWCASTLE United have been warned they will have to move fast if they are to secure a deal to bring Norwegian midfielder Per Ciljan Skjelbred to Tyneside.
MIDDLESBROUGH striker Mido is hoping tomorrow’s Tyne-Tees derby will not see any repeat of the abusive chanting which soured the clash between the two sides earlier in the season.
The head of the fire service in Tyne and Wear retired on Christmas Eve after 37 years with the service.
We look back at the highs and lows of 2007 for businesses in the North-East.
THE Royal Shakespeare Company is to take a tale of star-crossed lovers on tour, starting in Newcastle – the company’s home in the North for 25 years – on Valentine’s Day.
Newcastle International Airport has rarely been out of the news this year.
AN experienced senior detective launched a withering attack on Home Secretary Jacqui Smith over the pay dispute yesterday.
THE FTSE 100 Index is reported to be heading for its biggest shake-up since the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks as companies feel the force of the global credit crunch.
POLICE in the North-East are demanding the right to strike. Officers yesterday warned of historic industrial action in the wake of a “treacherous” pay deal from the Government.
THE fight against international terrorism is being boosted by a North-east company which says its ground-breaking x-ray product may eventually be used by every airport in the world.
THE fight against international terrorism is being boosted by a North-East company which says its ground-breaking X-ray product may eventually be used by every airport in the world.
THE SON of a caretaker sparked an explosives alert at a leading independent girls school after making a suspected pipe bomb.
A new complaints commissioner job created after the Deepcut Army Barracks deaths will be unveiled today by the Ministry of Defence.
BRITAIN’S armed forces are facing a crisis, according to an influential report written by a North academic.
AN IT company that specialises in storing vital business computerised information in a secure environment has opened a new centre.
Sunderland man Gary Moody, an inmate at HMP Whitemoor, will be in court today accused of assaulting Dhiren Barot, the leader of a British-based terrorist cell that plotted to murder thousands of people with dirty bombs.
BUSINESSES in Stockton were given a chilling insight into the horrific effects of a terrorist attack.
AFTER September 11, the US Government’s unacknowledged programme of “extraordinary rendition” has ignited heated debate.
EARLIER this year I wrote in the Evening Gazette about the nature of the rapidly changing air travel industry and the scale of the challenges we had faced at Durham Tees Valley Airport.
AN inmate at a top-security North-East jail was charged this morning following an assault on a fellow prisoner.
A British soldier bled to death after being shot in an ambush by Taliban forces in Afghanistan, an inquest heard today.
AT a time when the involvement of British and American troops in the Middle East continues to make headlines, Peter Berg’s thriller considers the vicious circle of bloodshed that links warring nations.
The air travel first which Emirates has claimed by launching its long-haul daily service from Newcastle is one of many achieved by the airline in its short history.
GORDON Brown yesterday warned Britain must be “prepared to change” to meet coming challenges as he finalised his first speech as Premier to Labour’s conference.
FORMER soldier told by army doctors to take painkillers for a spinal condition which has left him in a wheelchair is spearheading a new campaign to get a fair deal for injured service personnel.
A NORTH-EAST authority on information security has been asked to address worldwide industry leaders on the challenges facing their businesses.
NORTHUMBRIAN Water yesterday moved to reassure customers after it was revealed the company had been on a state of high alert after a terrorist threat to poison supplies.
NEXT time, I’m going to come back as a cat. Cats seem to have it sorted, don’t appear to get stressed, always have enough money and don’t worry about big issues such as the environment.
A WILDCAT strike by thousands of prison officers in England and Wales was called off last night after the Government offered fresh talks in a bitter row over pay.
MIDO last night revealed he had been in no doubt as to the sickening nature of the chants that Newcastle’s supporters aimed in his direction during Sunday’s Tees-Tyne derby.
A TEES Valley expert today urged investors to hold their nerve today, after nursing the bloodiest session of market turmoil yet.