Dan Warburton

Dan Warburton

Dan Warburton is our chief reporter and has been with us since 2008.

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Claire Selwood of Morpeth, who was knifed by Graham Burton

Social worker clinches out-of-court settlement seven years after knife attack

Graham Burton was freed to stab Claire Selwood seven times in the back just days after warning medics he planned to kill the mother-of-three

Dr Rob Forsyth, a peadiatric neurologist at the Newcastle Royal Victoria infirmary

Tyneside specialists issue £300,000 fundraising plea to help childhood brain diseases

Tyneside specialists have issued a £300,000 fundraising plea to help develop cures and treatments for childhood brain diseases

Freddy Shepherd and Bruce Shepherd (right) at Shepherd Offshore's Neptune Blade Facility

Shepherd Offshore reveal multi-million pound plans at Scottish factory

The marine firm have revealed exciting plans to create homes, a college campus and industria units at the mothballed Hyundai factory in Fife.

Terence Cunningham Snr (left) and William Adams (right)

Blackmail gang jailed for total of 31 years after making threats to firms

William Adams and Terence Cunningham Jnr threatened to castrate small business owners in a plot to steal cash

Scales of justice

Feuding North East family warned tycoon's estate could vanish in legal costs

The estate of Godfrey Burnard has been at the centre of a fierce legal battle between family members since his death in 2007

Newcastle Crown Court on the Quayside

North East legal system in 'state of crisis' as professionals stage walk-out

Courts are due to grind to a halt today as barristers and solicitors stage a walk-out in protest at Chris Grayling's plans to cut legal aid.

A Nissan employee at work at the Sunderland plant

Nissan's new Juke unveiled at Geneva motorshow

The car giant's 'face-lifted' model went on show for the first time yesterday at the Geneva motorshow in Switzerland

Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery

Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery calls for a public inquiry on miners' strike

Former president of the National Union of Mineworkers, Ian Lavery is pressing for an inquiry into the miners' strike

Paul Crawford

Failed Newcastle University student facing £90k legal bill

Paul Crawford launched High Court legal action after failing the final year of his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at Newcastle University by one mark

Mohammed Khan at York Crown Court

Disgraced solicitor's family speeding offence shame

Asha Khan lied to police after her father was caught speeding along Jesmond Road, Newcastle, in 2010

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