INVESTORS who lost billions when Northern Rock was nationalised to save the banking system from collapse will go without a penny in compensation after a Court of Appeal ruling.
DURHAM and former England cricketer Paul Collingwood is suing a financial adviser who he claims has lost more than £300,000 of his savings.
DEPRIVED areas of the North East are being hit up to four times as hard as more affluent areas of the South by the combined blow of council and welfare cuts, new figures show.
A YOUNG Northumberland man is taking his place alongside two football internationals on the coaching staff of one of Iceland’s top soccer teams.
MAGISTRATES’ courts in Northumberland and Tyneside send fewer people to prison than almost anywhere else in the country, new figures have shown.
CREW members of HMS Northumberland fighting pirates off the coast of Africa were given a personal thank you by the Prince of Wales.
HUNDREDS of motorists were left stranded in their cars for up to five hours when snow brought one of region’s main routes to a standstill.
WEATHER warnings for snow have been extended until Thursday as the region wraps up for the latest wintry blast.
THE boss of one of Newcastle’s top restaurants has been hit with a fine after he admitted failing to stop after an accident and driving with no insurance.
DANCING dragons captivated crowds as Newcastle celebrated the start of the Chinese New Year.