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AROUND 2,200 jobs are to be created as RBS and Aviva plough cash into land behind Newcastle's Central Station.Read
FAMILIES fighting plans for thousands of new homes have been told their chance to have their voice heard is over.Read
THREE years of coalition Government have seen charities in the North pushed to the wall and services closed down in record numbers, campaigners today warn.Read
A YOUNG documentary maker who died sleeping rough has had a mural made in his memory.Read
LEADING trade unionist Kevin Rowan is to say goodbye to the North East.Read
ED Miliband has rejected the Prime Minister’s claim that “we are all Thatcherites now”, but said Durham miners celebrating Lady Thatcher’s death need to move on from the last 10 days.Read
RISING job losses have seen the North East turn into the UK’s only region hit by more than 10% unemployment.Read
PRESSURE is mounting on the Government to act after new figures showed youth unemployment in the North East had topped 50,000.Read
THE head of the TUC has said she cannot criticise North East mining communities for planning to celebrate Margaret Thatcher's funeral.Read
LORD Adonis has called on the Government to ensure his North East economic review is not left floundering without support.Read
PEOPLE in the North East celebrating the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher should not be condemned, Blaydon MP Dave Anderson has said.Read
GOVERNMENT inaction on offshore wind is costing the North East jobs, Lord Adonis has warned. The peer has hit out at a lack of movement from Government over delays on the crucial sector.Read
LORD Adonis has raised questions over the region’s true support for its £2.2bn tourism industry.Read
THE man tasked with turning round the region’s economy will today set out his no-holds-barred review of the North East’s failings and the route to future success.Read
THE embattled mayor of North Tyneside has warned the Shepherds risk delaying jobs with their “selfish” legal challenge.Read
A LONG-STANDING Labour party member and his wife have resigned in protest at their daughter’s treatment in a Euro MP selection battle.Read
THE North East was last night a region divided over Margaret Thatcher’s legacy.Read
MINERS from across the North East raised a glass last night to celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher.Read
HARD-UP families are having their Asda shopping paid and delivered by Newcastle Council as a new way of dishing out crisis handouts.Read
MORE than 50 Labour party members have applied to take over from David Miliband in South Shields.Read
Adrian Pearson is The Journal's Regional Affairs Correspondent. He specialises in North East governance and has been at The Journal since 2007.
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