AIRPORT staff in Newcastle have seized £750,000 worth of hand luggage items from travellers who have not adhered to security rules.
NEW research reveals only one in three people could perform the simplest of first aid techniques, while one in four admit they would panic when giving first aid.
INCREASED airport security is creating new safety risks for holidaymakers, a North academic has warned.
A NORTH soldier has become the 67th casualty of war in Afghanistan.
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A CONVICTED terrorist was back behind bars last night after a week of secret treatment at a North hospital.
I ARRIVED in North America at roughly the same time as the Beckhams, although Mrs Jackson and I attracted somewhat less attention.
PLANE spotters are to be recruited to help deter terrorist attacks on a North airport.
HUGE opportunities await the farmer who joins the challenge to meet the targets to produce heat and power from renewable sources by 2020, according to an NFU leader.
IRECENTLY saw a news report concerning the North East Strategic Health Authority spending £84,000 sending a 14-strong team to Japan to study Toyota’s lean management techniques.
THE terrorists who targeted Glasgow Airport used equipment they bought in the North-East for the attack, it was reported yesterday.
It takes a 52-year-old, shaven-headed action man with an attitude and a full arsenal of one-liners to whip the summer blockbuster season into shape.
BRUCE Willis’ Die Hard character, John McClane, is a take-no-prisoners hard man.
A COMPANY which has developed fingerprint technology that can help catch terrorists plans to float on the stock market.
ALL eight people arrested in connection with car bomb attacks in London and Glasgow have links to the NHS, it emerged last night.
PEOPLE across the North-East are urged to be more vigilant and report anything suspicious to police as emergency services remain on high alert nationwide following the terrorist attacks in London and Glasgow.
TOURISTS at Newcastle Airport were yesterday undeterred by the heightened security alert, with most more concerned about potential flight disruption than a terror attack.
New Home Secretary Jacqui Smith spent her first morning in the job at a meeting of the emergency response committee, Cobra, and briefing the Cabinet on yesterday's events.
Staff at Thomas Cook are bracing themselves for redundancy after the company's directors entered a "detailed review" to decide which 150 UK branches would face the axe.
Two men were yesterday charged under the Terrorism Act with providing support to a "proscribed organisation."
Thousands of offenders a year will avoid jail under measures announced by the Government last night in a new attempt to ease pressure on the crisis-hit prison system.
Moves to help Muslim women exert more influence in their communities will be announced today in the latest bid to curb violent extremism.
Britain's latest Iraq War casualty died with his twin brother by his bedside on the night they should have been celebrating their 24th birthday.
The issue of which system of government would best serve Northumberland and County Durham is both thorny and contentious, as your Voice of the North pages of late clearly illustrate.
Britain voiced "deep concern" yesterday after a Pakistani minister appeared to state that Salman Rushdie's knighthood justified suicide bombings.
Tax payers have been warned to beware of more frauds using the name of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Salman Rushdie's knighthood was yesterday condemned by a Pakistani minister as an affront to Muslims which would justify suicide attacks.
Schoolchildren must be taught more about the complexities of religion and its role in a modern world under the threat of terrorism, the school standards watchdog urged yesterday.
Islamic militant group Hamas has made contact with the captors of kidnapped BBC journalist Alan Johnston and is taking steps to secure his release, it was reported last night.
A security systems firm has won a contract with Gateshead MetroCentre after pursuing it for two years.
A three-day Falklands Liberation commemoration across 8,000 miles and four time zones to mark the 25th anniversary of the conflict, begins on Thursday.
Anyone old enough to recall the 1967 war, whose 40th anniversary occurred last week, will surely remember the world-wide wave of sympathy for Israel.
A british soldier killed in Afghanistan on Saturday was named last night.
When, nearly a year ago, the idea of a Tony Blair "farewell tour" was first publicly mooted in the form of a leaked memo from 10 Downing Street, it was greeted with near-universal derision.
The Home Office was accused last night of creating "utter chaos" after it emerged that police were not allowed to take fingerprints or DNA from terror suspects on control orders.
Calls for withdrawal of troops from Iraq grew last night as the British death toll reached 150 when a soldier of the 4th Battalion The Rifles was shot near Basra.
A cctv lighting company expects to double in size this year after rapidly becoming a world leader in its field amid growing concerns about crime and security.
Prime Minister in waiting Gordon Brown yesterday issued a rallying call to supporters in the North-East to help him defeat David Cameron and win a historic fourth election for Labour.
A candidate for Labour's deputy leadership called yesterday for an end to "the culture of spin" after proposals to give police tough new counter-terrorism powers to stop and question were released to the press before MPs knew of them.
Labour and opposition MPs joined Muslim and civil rights groups in voicing concern yesterday on proposed laws to give police powers to stop and question anyone in the UK.