As the Commonwealth Games highlights one grouping of nations, the Journal’s weekly poll asks people how they feel about our links to other countries
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report this week recognises the risks of climate change to food production and human security, according to the National Sheep Association (NSA)
Northumberland MP Guy Opperman is calling for action to help humanitarian organisations reach the millions affected by the civil war in Syria
On the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, we take a look back at the tragedy which shocked the country
The future of modern animal production will be subject of an in-depth review by experts from Newcastle University.
David Cameron was defeated in the Commons over whether or no Britain should go to war with Syria. Bernard Trafford discusses the issue
A military strike on Syria could spread chaos across neighbouring Middle East countries, a senior North East MP has warned
THE Festival of the North East will embrace the broadest span of moods and emotions this weekend, as David Whetstone reports.
NEWCASTLE United’s domination of the Championship is not taken for granted at St James’ Park.
In her last report from Indonesia, former Journal writer Rosie Waller, who now works for the charity No Strings, reports from the recent UN Climate Change conference in Bali.
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
Gateshead Millennium Bridge will be lit up in blue today to mark the first World Diabetes Day since last year’s United Nations resolution which recognised the illness as a major threat to world health.
AFTER recording more than 1,500 songs in 15 languages, Nana Mouskouri is finally saying goodbye to the stage.
MIKEY, Mikey Mikey, they aren’t going to leave you alone, are they?
THE idea of spending years without running water, electricity and good food and drink would appal many young women.
TONI Madine has joined Heighley Gate garden centre as HR manager.
I was surprised that there was not a flood of letters replying to Tim Brown's letter (Voice of the North, June 18).
Former North police chief Lord Stevens has accepted a job offer from Gordon Brown, as the new Prime Minister made good his promise to build a "Government of all talents".
Gordon Brown admires courage so much he wrote a book about it.
Speculation is rising that Tony Blair could quit as MP for Sedgefield if he is named as the new international envoy to the Middle East.
According to a study based on statistics provided by energy company BP, the US Geological Survey and the International Energy Agency (IEA), China has become the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the key greenhouse gas.
Five Spanish UN peacekeepers were killed yesterday and three others wounded in an explosion targeting UN troops in southern Lebanon.
Today 1,400 women will die needlessly in pregnancy or childbirth, 4,000 children will be killed by diarrhoea, largely as a result of lack of clean water and 80 million school-age children, most of them girls, will not go to school.
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.
The UK tops the list of wealthy nations who work excessive hours, according to the International Labour Organisation.
Prime Minister Tony Blair flew into his last G8 summit last night braced for a clash with Russia, farewell talks with President George Bush and a final push to secure a climate change deal.
The Gateshead Housing Company has appointed two of its employees to new roles that will see them looking to improve housing services in the borough.
Iwas extremely disappointed to read the letter from Coun Chris Ord criticising Labour MP Dave Anderson ("MP is preaching a message of hypocrisy", Voice of the North, June 1).
INDUSTRY leaders from throughout the Tees Valley came to the Evening Gazette’s boardroom to discuss environmental issues as part of the paper’s Renew, Reuse, Recycle campaign.
A father-of-four set off on a 750-mile charity run yesterday with his family's blessing.
Economics entered global warming at the end of last year, with the government's Stern Report on climate change - the first major publication by an economist, rather than an environmental scientist.
THIS year the Evening Gazette has launched a major new eco-campaign - Renew, Reuse, Recycle.
Britain said yesterday it would consult its allies before deciding on the next steps on Iran, following a report by international watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency that Tehran continued to defy UN Security Council demands to scrap its nuclear enrichment programme.
Green team puts region at forefront of environmental education
Companies in the UK have been warned that heavy investment in biofuels could be jeopardising future performance and profits.
This year's Newcastle Green Festival will be the biggest yet thanks to a funding boost by National Express.
A tyneside festival last year was a pretty cool event - too cool in fact.
So long as any state has nuclear weapons, others will want them.