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YES Scotland supporters hold a rally in Buchanan Street Glasgow

Hilton Dawson: Scotland's vote shows it is time for the North East to rise

Former Labour MP and North East devolution campaigner Hilton Dawson on what the region can learn from the Scottish referendum

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines
Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on the sickening murder of David Haines - and what should be the response of the West

Curious Georgie: Attention national media! The GNR Million opener was brilliant, and you missed it

The Great North Run Opening Ceremony gave Tyneside an unforgettable experience
Thursday night's GNR hooplah had everything, except the attention it deserved. Did the nationals have a diary mix up or something?

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YES Scotland supporters hold a rally in Buchanan Street Glasgow

Hilton Dawson: Scotland's vote shows it is time for the North East to rise

Former Labour MP and North East devolution campaigner Hilton Dawson on what the region can learn from the Scottish referendum

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on the sickening murder of David Haines - and what should be the response of the West

The Great North Run Opening Ceremony gave Tyneside an unforgettable experience

Curious Georgie: Attention national media! The GNR Million opener was brilliant, and you missed it

Thursday night's GNR hooplah had everything, except the attention it deserved. Did the nationals have a diary mix up or something?

Writer Peter Mortimer from Cullercoats who is opening his home to the public for heritage open days

Peter Mortimer: Haunted by story of North Shields boy shot as a deserter in First World War

Cullercoats writer Peter Mortimer talks about his new play, Death at Dawn, which is being performed in North Shields this week

Low-cost airline Ryanair

Tom Gutteridge: A plane-load of children and a mother apologising for her autistic child

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on how his pity turned to admiration as he saw parents comforting their autistic child on a flight

Professor Doug Turnbull who is leading a team of researchers at Newcastle University to find a cure for the genetic condition Mitochondrial disease

The Journal Opinion: MPs to debate vital IVF research by experts at Newcastle University

The Journal's opinion column for Monday, September 1, in which we urge MPs to consider parents and children as they debate "three-parent IVF"

Excavations at Binchester Fort near Bishop Auckland

The Journal Opinion: Fears over the future of County Durham Roman fort must be allayed

The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, August 30, in which we analyse the row over the future of Binchester Roman Fort

Chris Jackson, presenter of Inside Out which is starting a news series of revelations

BBC's Inside Out presenter Chris Jackson reveals his early years

As the BBC current affairs series makes its return on September 1, presenter Chris Jackson reveals the North East investigations in the pipeline

Jonathan Arnott, at the Sage, Gateshead

Jonathan Arnott: UKIP North East MEP says the European Parliament is beyond reform

United Kingdom Independence Party Euro MP for the North East says voting every six seconds is no way for the European Parliament to run its business

The Scottish border with Northumberland

David Banks: Weather so nice in north Northumberland it could almost be Scotland

Journal columnist David Banks reports from North Northumberland on the run-up to the Scottish referendum - though the debate left him cold

5 IT legal high tablets

Vera Baird: Legal Highs are risking young people’s safety

Vera Baird says that legal highs have a new and more appropriate name – but that the 'cat and mouse game' game with those who produce them goes on

Students at Tanfield School, open up there GCSE results, left to right, Kathryn Alexander, Chelsey Hart and Rebecca Harrison

The Journal opinion: We must work harder to encourage girls to study maths and science

The Journal's opinion column for Friday, August 30 2014, in which we ask why so few girls choose to study maths and science beyond GCSE

George Square ahead of 20th Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

Commonwealth Games: Poll reveals support for bringing the games to the North East

A survey has revealed that 53% of people would support a bid to bring the Commonwealth Games to the North East

Natalie Bennett leader of the Green Party

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett: Voters are ready to back a radical alternative to inequality

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett set out what makes her party different, when she spoke to Journal Political Editor Jonathan Walker

Paul Shattock's son Jamie today

Free Schools a modern idea? Sunderland couple tell set one up in the 80s after son's autism diagnosis

We think of Free Schools as a recent policy but one group of Wearside parents have been running a similar scheme for 30 years

Home Secretary Theresa May

Keith Hann: Priorities in politics seem rather odd

Council backlogs and poor priorities of politicians are among Keith Hann' bug bears at the moment. And don't forget electricity suppliers too

Jimmy Saville

Denise Robertson: We need to keep our heads on abuse scandals for victims' sake

It is impossible to get away from child sexual abuse at the moment. Open a newspaper, turn on a radio or television, it’s there

A man walking his dog

Tom Gutteridge: Dogs quickly learn to love life in London

A move to the capital for Tom Gutteridge was a happy one for three furry members of his family

The sunrise in St. Petersburg, Florida

George Hepburn: I am yesterday's man - and I have not hidden the fact that I'm bored

Having reached the age of 64, George Hepburn thought it was time to retire. Now he tells why it's boring him

First Minister Alex Salmond at Scotland's Future Stakeholder Engagement event

Scottish independence referendum: Border skirmish in the offing?

Durham University’s Thom Brooks argues that if there is a Yes vote, Scotland’s liberal immigration policies could bring about changes across the whole of Britain

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Julie and Dave Jones at their home in Darras Hall

Property gallery: Detached Darras Hall house is a modern family home

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Manchester Dogs' Home fire: Teenager held in arson probe after at least 53 animals die

The home of Vickie Wood at Gill Burn in Rowlands Gill

Property gallery: Rowlands Gill home is perfect for entertaining

 

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