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In his first state of the nation report since taking office, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw delivered a damning verdict
The banks of the river Tees have been no stranger to innovations that have shaken the world.
Tests have confirmed that TV entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne did not suffer a heart attack in a health scare which saw him rushed to hospital, a company spokesman said today.
Two unlikely saviours stump up £50,000 to keep 128-year-old club afloat – for now. Martin Hardy saw the hectic day unfold
129 years of history looked certain to end under £1.8m of debt but a pair of unlikely saviours came up with £50,000 to save their club for now. Martin Hardy was on hand to witness dramatic scenes
Darlington have been saved from liquidation at the eleventh hour after a rescue group pledged £50,000 to ensure their survival for the next three games.
The administrators of Darlington today made all the club's playing and coaching staff redundant with immediate effect.
The landlords of care homes operator Southern Cross have thrown the stricken company a lifeline by saying they are prepared to make significant financial concessions to the company.
On a day of dramatic non-league achievement, Dover of the Conference South and the Conference Premier sides Darlington and Tamworth all beat League opposition in the First Round of the FA Cup, and there were good draws against senior opposition for Woking, Vauxhall Motors, Fleetwood Town, Dartford and York City.
But there are still potential risks for investors, warns Julian Knight
The leader of Britain's nurses gave his personal backing for schemes to provide heroin to drug addicts on the NHS yesterday.
If events had unfolded as he hoped, Steve Staunton would have spent the afternoon putting the finishing touches to his plans for a famous victory by the Republic of Ireland over Italy before 80,000 of his compatriots at Croke Park, with a place in next year's World Cup finals firmly within reach.
Darlington have appointed former Republic of Ireland coach Steve Staunton as their new manager.
John Walsh meets a comedy genius
Hull City have let go of eight players, including Dean Windass and Michael Bridges, at the end of their contracts as they prepare to build a squad for a second season in the Premier League.