A Canadian company has discovered that Nenthead may be sitting on one of Europe's biggest deposits
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Sunday 05 August 2012
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Friday 03 August 2012
Hadrian's Wall is not an easy monument to interpret. Its very size suggests that its sole purpose was defence, but study of the archaeological remains leads to a more subtle view in which frontier control and the mobility of the Roman army in the whole of the frontier zone played a part.
Newcastle council worker charged with voyeurism and child pornography offences after allegedly hiding cameras in public places
Tuesday 31 July 2012
A council worker has been charged with voyeurism and making indecent images of children in offences alleged to involve hiding cameras in public places.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Rain and cold weather this summer have taken their toll on rare osprey chicks in a remote corner of England, the Forestry Commission said.
Saturday 07 July 2012
A man has died after his car came off the road following torrential rain.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Lianne Smith admitted killing her son and daughter because she feared they would be taken away from her
Sunday 01 July 2012
Another Irish Derby win for Tipperary trainer as three-year-old slogs home
Saturday 30 June 2012
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman will visit the North East of England today as home-owners, businesses and the insurance industry count the cost of a major clean-up operation after freak storms hit the country.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Wage subsidies for firms taking on young workers are to be brought forward in areas with the highest levels of long-term youth unemployment.
Thursday 21 June 2012
The RAF has been accused of causing the deaths of kittiwake chicks when jets flew low over their island nesting sites and scared tens of thousands of birds.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Stephen Baxter, 54
Thursday 07 June 2012
South West set to be hit by strong winds as residents are warned to stay indoors
Sunday 22 April 2012
Criss-cross between England and Scotland on this scenic Northumberland walk, says Mark Rowe
Saturday 31 March 2012
Cancellation of music festival leaves owner struggling to pay for essential repair work
Thursday 22 March 2012
A landowner has offended villagers by launching a clean-up campaign with posters reading "Don't be a tosser! Take your litter home".
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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