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9:25am Friday 25th July 2014
PROFESSOR Peter Stone from Newcastle University has a remarkable photograph taken in 2011.
9:55am Friday 25th July 2014
AND you wonder why bosses despair… Some 30,000 teenagers are to be allowed to lie in bed later in the mornings and start school at 10am, or even 11am in the case of sixth formers.
9:23am Friday 25th July 2014
AT a time of prolonged austerity to balance the nation’s books, public sector pay is bound to be a contentious issue.
9:27am Friday 25th July 2014
YOUR report that Councillor Charlie Kay had no idea of the existence of a village where a planning application he was considering was located shows just how defective the decision-making system is at Durham County Council when it comes to planning committees (Echo, July 24).
10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Eyv Hardwick from Stockton tells Sarah French how she has fulfilled a dream seeing her recycled bags included in a modern art show in New York
12:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014
Sarah Foster seeks signs of Jamie Oliver’s food passion at Jamie’s Italian in Newcastle
4:42pm Monday 21st July 2014
FORGET fancy terrines and delicate jus, if you want to impress chef Tony Singh, just heat up some baked beans and offer him some sparkling company. Here is one of his recipes for you to try.
4:56pm Monday 21st July 2014
WITH glossy, white hair and wearing a floral knee-length fitted dress and heels, Kate Adie looks very different from the flak-jacketed war correspondent who first appeared on our TV screens in the Eighties.
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