2:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014
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From sports stars to pop singers, and even an African dictator - the world's most famous, and infamous, scouts
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A FEW days after Rob Merrick's right eye had a nasty encounter with the Shadow Chancellor's meaty forearm - sending Rob to to hospital and making national headlines - The Northern Echo's Parliamentary Correspondent met up again with Ed Balls to talk about that incident, their shared love for football....and Labour's plan for the economy.
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IMAGINE a world where money is no object, where everything is within your grasp, where you can not only afford everything in the shop, but also buy the place itself. A tiny fraction of the six billion people who inhabit this world don't have to imagine, they are an elite band of multi-millionaires whose extravagant lives are the envy of the masses.
6:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014
THE Health and Safety Executive is set to make unannounced visits to building sites after revealing 12 construction workers were killed and 1,009 others injured in the North-East and Yorkshire last year.
10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014
11:53am Sunday 21st September 2014
BY the end, it was getting difficult to see. The gloom that had enveloped Lord’s all day, and transformed English cricket’s supposed summer showpiece into an altogether more autumnal affair, was strangling the last vestiges of daylight from the sky.
6:01pm Sunday 21st September 2014
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BUSINESSMAN Sir John Hall said he believed the Scottish referendum would have “earth-shattering” consequences for the rest of the UK - especially in the North-East - and urged politicians to work together to ensure the region is not forgotten.
Party leaders respond to The Northern Echo's plea to them not to overlook the North-East in wake of Scotland vote
12:00am Saturday 20th September 2014
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Region's business and political leaders consider where Scottish referendum decision leaves North-East
6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014
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THE Queen has delivered a message of reconciliation in the wake of the Scottish referendum, urging people to unite in their "enduring love of Scotland" and expressing her belief they will come together to "work constructively for the future".
8:04am Friday 19th September 2014
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Scotland's rejection of independence has saved David Cameron from going down in history as the Prime Minister who presided over the break-up of the United Kingdom, and has seen off any immediate threat to his position.
7:25am Friday 19th September 2014
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David Cameron is facing mounting pressure for constitutional change within England from politicians on all sides following the promise to grant more powers to Scotland if voters rejected independence.
7:15am Friday 19th September 2014
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7:18am Friday 19th September 2014
Can I say thank-you for that reception but above all thank-you to Scotland for 1.6 million votes for Scottish independence. Our friends in the Highlands of Scotland are still to speak so the final results aren't in, but we know there is going to be a majority for the No campaign.
3:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014
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8:32am Tuesday 16th September 2014
WE are appealing to all secondary schools in the region to ask their pupils to write a poem to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War for The Northen Echo Schools' Poetry Competition.
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough