Tyneside

Fairfax decision to close printing presses called into question by union and local MP

Fairfax Media is being urged to reconsider its deal to share printing resources with competitor News Corp, with at least 100 jobs expected to be lost …

News Corp

1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS RHD

1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS RHD (1973)<p>£324,995<p>View full<p>Description<p>You can find us on Facebook for News and Instant Stock Alerts.<br>This is the most …

Classic Cars

Matz Sels opens up on his Newcastle future - and reveals why he feels 'strong' after Anderlecht loan

Matz Sels admits he faces an uncertain future - but insists his “mind is with” Newcastle United after making his first Magpies appearance in 18 …

Soccer

Plans to turn historic inn into 'Jesmond's premium vegan pub' unveiled

Plans to turn a historic Newcastle inn into a “premium vegan pub” have been unveiled.<p>The team behind Ouseburn’s Ship Inn have taken over The Carriage …

England

Darren Grimes: the pro-Brexit student activist fined £20k

In the summer of 2015, Darren Grimes was a Liberal Democrat activist from County Durham when he gave an interview to the BBC paying tribute to the party’s former leader Charles Kennedy.<p>“He believed that in an increasingly globalised world, having Britain in Europe was the only way forward,” said …

Great Britain

‘America’s Got Talent’ 2018 Golden Buzzer Winners So Far – 7/17/2018

<i>America’s Got Talent</i> 2018 is fully underway and the initial auditions are over. Now, contestants head into the judges’ cuts. Five of the contestants …

Dominican Republic

Mayor calls for multi-billion pound train contract to come to Tees Valley

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today called on Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling to award a £2.8billion train contract to Hitachi …

Trains

Sting to Star in Toronto Premiere of His Musical The Last Ship

According to published reports, Sting will star in the Toronto premiere of his musical <i>The Last Ship</i>, running at the Princess of Wales Theatre …

Toronto

Here's everything you need to know about Meghan Markle's Irish heritage

Source: GIPHY<p>THERE’S A SAYING out there somewhere that has been popularised by Irish Americans that ‘everyone is a bit Irish’. From Barack Obama to …

Henry Viii

Result: Blaydon CC 14m TT

<i>Colin Atkinson fastest in the Blaydon CC 14 mile time trial at Edmundbyers on July 15; Gemma Frost fastest woman in 15th overall</i><p><b>Result: Blaydon CC</b> …

Cycling (UK)

Trafalgar House was the beautiful Georgian manor house of an English naval hero

It’s now available to buy for £1,150,000.<p><b>This impossibly charming Georgian manor house in County Durham boasts an important naval past.</b><p>Located in Heighington Village, Trafalgar House was originally built for Captain William Pryce Cumby, the heroic commander of the ship, HMS Bellerophon, at the …

Property (UK)

Man faces trial over fire which killed 17 calves and caused more than £200k damage

A man will stand trial accused of causing a farm fire in which 17 calves died.<p>Gary Dickson, 48, denied a charge of arson when he appeared before a …

News (Wales)

Sky-Pony to Take the Stage at Mercury Lounge

Cult-hit Brooklyn band Sky-Pony is led by the husband-and-wife team of Tony nominated writer Kyle Jarrow (bookwriter of Broadway's SpongeBob …

Indie Pop

Teesside views free port as route to post-Brexit prosperity | Financial Times

• Region backed Brexit despite risk to manufacturing<br>• Mayor sees free port as way to attract investment<br>• Plan depends on leaving customs union and single …

Great Britain

Tusk announce full programme for 2018 including Lea Bertucci and Dale Cornish

Gateshead's annual festival Tusk has announced all the names to appear on this year's bill. Already announced earlier this year are Terry Riley with …

Audio-visual

RR Podcast Volume 38: Boomtown Showcase 2 with Kaptin & Earl Gateshead

Ahead of this year's festival, Boomtown's head honcho of music, Kaptin, popped round to have a chat with our host, Earl Gateshead.<p>Expect a whole heap …

Tyne and Wear

ITPS expands datacentre to support Azure Stack and HPC

Managing Editor<p>Follow:<p>Managed services provider ITPS has upgraded its colocation facility in County Durham using services from Keysource to support …

County Durham

Cancer mother who feared she was infertile reveals joy at giving birth

Cancer mother, 38, who was told by doctors she had been left 'completely infertile' by intensive treatment reveals her joy at giving birth to a …

Cancer

From dragons to dreaming serpents: tracing the cultural history of the monstrous Lambton Worm

The mind needs monsters, as David Gilmore tells us in his classic 2003 text on the subject. But I’m not sure that I really needed mine. What is there …

The Arts (Australia)

Meet The Team

Stardust Management - 2005<p><b>From left to right: Allan Cheuvront, Stardust Spacecraft Engineer (LMA), Don Brownlee, Stardust Principal Investigator</b> …

University of Washington

FAN LETTERS: Youngsters Bali Mumba & Jack Diamond are a credit to Sunderland (and Hebburn Town!)

Promising Sunderland pair Bali Mumba and Jack Diamond come from humble beginnings and have been showing that they’ve not forgotten where they came from. Email us: RokerReport@yahoo.co.uk - we’ll include your message in a future edition!<p><i>Dear Roker Report,</i><i>Both Bali Mumba and Jack Diamond started</i> …

Soccer

The legendary Gateshead illustrator revered by Alan Moore and Michael Moorcock

A book about the life of Gateshead illustrator James Cawthorn whose work is revered by the likes of Michael Moorcock and Alan Moore has been written …

Books

Pair arrested in bushland after pursuit from Lambton to Wallsend

TWO people have been arrested after a pursuit through Newcastle on Saturday.<p>The man and woman were arrested at Wallsend after a chase that police …

Tyne and Wear

Supermarket workers given body cameras to combat rising violence in stores

Shop workers have being given body cameras to ­fight a rising tide of violence in stores.<p>Asda has become the first supermarket in Britain to issue …

Asda

Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso

John Ruston Pagan<p>Michael Wayne<p>Henry Louis Gates, W. E. B. Du Bois, Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham<p>Second Edition<p>Charles O. Jones<p>Jeffrey L. …

Oxford University Press

MATCH PREVIEW: Sunderland’s boss is expecting an improvement at Hartlepool after Darlington loss

Whilst pre-season results ultimately mean very little, Jack Ross - and, perhaps, the near 3000 mackems that will be in attendance - are expecting to see some signs of improvement from the Sunderland players after the loss at Darlington on Tuesday.<p>Our mini-tour of the north stops off this afternoon …

Soccer

Durham Miner's Gala features official women's banner

<b>The 134th Durham Miners Gala is taking place, featuring a banner celebrating the work done by women around County Durham during the miners' strikes.</b><p>Although there have been women's banners in the parade before, this is the first to be officially affiliated to the Durham Miners' Association.<p>The …

UK Politics

Soul of The Blues with Jeremy Rees #251

Catch up with Soul of The Blues, the weekly show on Radio Cardiff (10pm on Wednesdays, repeated 6am on Sundays). This edition features tracks …

County Durham

Darlington garden skull find 'dates to Iron Age'

<b>Human remains found in the garden of a house have been dated to the Iron Age.</b><p>Builders working on a house extension in Springwell Terrace, Darlington, in May discovered a skull, and further bones were then recovered.<p>It sparked a police investigation but there was later found to be no link to any …

Archaeology

Revealed! Which English counties have supplied the most World Cup players ever?

Where do England's footballers come from?<p>England’s World Cup dream is over following Wednesday’s 2-1 defeat by Croatia, but Gareth Southgate’s side …

Soccer