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BACKING: Win Viriyaprapaikit, SSI Group's chief executive, and his backers have funded loses at the Redcar steel maker.

Heart not head saves North-East icons

The Beatles join the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi centre at Bangor, Wales, to participate in a weekend of meditation August 1967.

Turn off your mind, relax and float down stream

Angel delight: John Finley points to a picture he has unearthed that shows his grandmother with fellow Aycliffe Angels.

Remember the heroes of ROF59

CHANGE OF HEART: Gary Klesch

Steel dealer goes cold

CAN'T BEAR TO WATCH: England manager Bobby Robson hangs his head after his team's elimination from the Italia 90 World Cup on penalties to West Germany. Photo Credit should read: Peter Robinson/EMPICS.

Nifco is impossible to ignore

FLARE: The Sabic plant on Teesside lights up the night sky (30611912)

Blue sky thinking

CHAIN OF OFFICE: Mike Matthews (right) and Dave Laws with NECC chairman Lucy Winskell.

President hits the right note

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"I have the best job in the North-East," says Bob Paton (right), pictured with Paul Woolston, chairman of the North East LEP.

New Lep boss has premier passion

File photo dated 28/02/12 of a general view of roof workers building new houses in Derbyshire as Britain's housebuilding recovery spurred the first rise in construction output for seven months in May, raising hopes the sector's slump may be easing.  The f

Is apprentice target realistic?

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EU trouble is brewing

EU trouble is brewing

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James Wharton arrives in Downing Street this morning for talks Prime Minister David Cameron where he was made Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government with responsibility for the Northern Powerhouse. Pi

Power to make a difference?

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Few industries are as exposed to the impact of recession, and the precarious path to recovery, as construction.

Welcome to the building trade

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LETTER: Chancellor George Osborne uses a torque wrench to tighten a nut during a visit to an engineering company in Loughborough. A letter signed by 5,000 small firms supporting the Chancellor contains mistakes and duplicate names

Support letter is a shambles

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Wonga's deal with Newcastle United has drawn widespread criticism.

It's all going Wonga

Photo PA Wire.

Are EU in or out?

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Changing face of apprentices

Changing face of apprentices

A huge banner hung behind George Osborne bears his favourite catchphrase

Sir John puts Chancellor on the spot

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George Harrison moaned about spurious charges in The Beatles song Taxman. PA photo:  Apple Corps.Available. (19304647)

Ticket agencies are taking us for a ride

Portugal's Eusebio being consoled by a compatriot as he leaves the field in tears after Portugal had been defeated 1-2 by England in the 1966 World Cup semi-final at Wembley.

Coals not goals

Can public and private sector work in harmony?

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No time for waffle: Cornelius Louwrens, the straight-talking boss at SSI UK in Redcar.

Straight-talking with the steel man

Discount supermarket chains have been eating away at the profits of the big four grocers.

Supermarkets rake in the dough

Building economic recovery

Building economic recovery

CLEAN WATER: Dave Franks at Aycliffe Filtration in Darlington with before examples of dirty water and after of clean water.        Picture: ANDY LAMB (13089881)

3 priorities for the North-East: innovation, innovation, innovation

Paul Watson, left, leader of Sunderland Council with Keith Lowes, head of planning and environment and civil engineer Liam Foster survey the land in 20111 where the Vaux Brewery once stood

Wear on our way?

From August next year Nissan Sunderland will start to make the Infiniti.

Nissan drives North-East economy

Manufacturing is alive and kicking

Manufacturing is alive and kicking

Bosses pay is enough to make you sick

A steelworker in the blast furnace at SSI UK on Teesside. (11181488)

Can Teesside steel survive?

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Inside the Gateshead De La Rue factory

Reporting on a company of note

We need to fight for the North-East: Northeasterners Jackie and Bobby Charlton helped Leeds and Manchester to become football powerhouses.

North by North-East

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Scotland has our full attention

Anti-fracking protesters

Eco warrior or captain of industry?

Hadrian's Wall

Building for the future

Clement Attlee (centre) at the Durham Miners’ Gala

Region must find a new raison d'etre

Let’s work towards same goals

Andy Warhol's Factory was legendary for its creative atmosphere.

Can business parks be sexy?

Business parks are now sexy?

Germany gives us a lesson

Michael Heseltine claims this week's growth deals are a huge step towards rebalancing the economy.

Growth fund fuels London economy

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The rebalancing act

Alive and well after a century

Jobs fund needs a rethink

Train factory could be just the start

Branson’s outburst unhelpful

Dithering over the skills timebomb

Northern firms celebrating royal approval

SAFE: Pasties and pies

Pasties may well be safe this year

Coal can still stir passions

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