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Feelings on Black Friday are unchanged, while Labour's Chairman Mao stunt was no laughing matter

Feelings on Black Friday are unchanged, while Labour's Chairman Mao stunt was no laughing matter


It's time for the feud to stop

BIG DRAW: Around 100,000 people visited the Lindisfarne Gospels exhibition in Durham University’s Palace Green Library, which is where the Somme temporary exhibition will also be housed. Picture: SCOTT HEPPELL/PA

Still faithful to the DLI legacy

Colin Larkin (red shirt) gets in a shot for Sunderland RCA in their FA Vase victory at Hemsworth last Saturday – Picture: Simon Mears

Railroad to Wembley leads to the birthplace of a cricket great

Roy Simpson, with his wife Cynthia, after receiving his MBE from the Duke of Cambridge

Bottle stalled

HIDING: A family refuge continues to be a last resort for women living in fear of domestic abuse

From internet romance to women's refuge

Hot stuff

Hot stuff

Musician Frank Turner. Picture: Ben Morse

'Now we dance for more of us' - For those who fell at The Bataclan

Mary Lawson of Darlington, who was engaged to Fred Perry

Fame, pet, and nearly a love match

HEADLINE CHALLENGE: The Headline Challenge is played out every week day between The Northern Echo's editor Peter Barron, left, and BBC Tees's Ali Brownlee

Headline Challenge - the year so far in quirky headlines

Diabetes monitoring equipment

Diabetes - the hidden condition

Turning: George Osborne

Turning towards Number 10

PUMA: Who would have thought something so pretty could come from the loins of a Ford Fiesta? The Puma was a major player in the Ford fightback of the late-1990s

When Ford finally bared its claws

What a difference a week makes

What a difference a week makes

Tested: Fiat 500X 1.4 Multiair (Price, as tested,£21,295)

Tested: Fiat 500X 1.4 Multiair (Price, as tested,£21,295)

BOUQUET: Floral Charm Florist feature, Barnard Castle pictures: SARAH CALDECOTT (44579707)

Deck the halls

David Cameron with French President Francois Hollande outside the Bataclan Cafe in Paris

We are not yet shoulder to shoulder

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review will define the rest of this Parliament

Parliament's pivotal week

The Garmin nuviCam

Tested: Garmin nuviCam LMT-D navigation system (RRP £309.99)

Chancellor George Osborne. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Commons poised for big shocks

RESHUFFLE: Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers his speech on the Northern Powerhouse in Manchester. Picture: CHRISTOPHER FURLONG/ WPA POOL / GETTY IMAGES

Who wins in the Northern Powerhouse reshuffle?

Madame Cynthia Payne pictured when she came to the North-East to spend time with George Reynolds and his then wife, Susan

What happened when Britain’s best known madam asked George Reynolds if he were looking for business

Phone hacking photos picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (46683805)

Was this really the right use of a law designed to protect national security?

The scene of the cemetery attack where brothers Levi and Gareth Price were buried

Feud has to be stopped

Sessions get harder when clients are ready

Mind, body and weight loss

Prime Minister David Cameron, right, with French President Francois Hollande. Picture: Leon Neal/PA Wire (47017294)

Response to terrorism is inadequate

An F35 Lightning II aircraft on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Naval power projection

Review: Honda Civic Type-R - the fast and the furious

Review: Honda Civic Type-R - the fast and the furious

TRANSITION: Polam Hall School headteacher John Moreland

Half a term in, how is Darlington's newest free school faring?

Think again on police cuts, Mr Osborne

Think again on police cuts, Mr Osborne

Internet shopping is causing a festive headache

Internet shopping is causing a festive headache

Asda have dropped out of Black Friday shopping offers following scenes like this involving shoppers at Wembley, north west London, last year

Bargaining on a black day

A write of passge

A write of passge

The language of ignorance

The language of ignorance

Lord Heseltine

A round, varnish'd tale about cloth caps

Lebanese army and civilians gather near the site of a twin suicide attack in Burj al-Barajneh, southern Beirut, Lebanon. Picture: Bilal Hussein/AP

Two sides to the politics of grieving

VITAL ROLE: Durham Chief Constable Mike Barton says bobbies on the beat play a vital role in fighting the war on terror

Bobbies on the beat play vital role in our war on terror, says Durham Chief Constable Mike Barton

The value of the beat bobby

Snuffing out the first sparks of danger

MORRIS: The Marina 2 1.8 Super boasted "the smooth power" (it says here)  of the 1798cc B-Series engine also used in the MGB. BL claimed its stop-gap saloon could "more than hold its own... with more expensive rivals". It was wrong.

Morris Marina: the stop-gap that soldiered on for too long

Gary Grant, chairman of the DreamToys committee

Dear santa, I want...

Fans in the stands hold a sign in tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks during the international friendly match at Wembley Stadium between England and France. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Must turn young from violent way

DEMENTIA: more research is  needed to improve the lives of people with dementia

'Become a Dementia Friend' - Darlington MP Jenny Chapman

ON PATROL: A soldier from 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards wades through a river deep in the jungle as part of an exercise to hone battle skills in adverse climates

Mud and guts in the jungle

Football United...supporting each other

Football United...supporting each other

Car Torque .... with legendary Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom

Car Torque .... with legendary Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom

Fat Brewer: Brian Yorston, left, and Christian Burns

Riga beaver, a County Durham brewer flies off to sell real in uncharted territory

Prime Minister David Cameron. Picture: Ben Pruchnie/PA Wire

Cameron's heart is not in for a fight

Important questions about whether Cleveland Police crossed the line on privacy by accessing our journalists' phone records?

Has the privacy line been crossed by Cleveland Police?

Andrei Lipanov with his skating partner Susie Lipanova

Car Torque .... with Dancing on Ice star Andrei Lipanov

Group of friends enjoying a drink of alcohol together.

Bacon added to list of cancer causing 'baddies'


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