The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Journal is a regional newspaper from Newcastle, England. The Journal publishes the latest business, sports, and politics news.

Articles from November 6, 2003

A Leap into the Clutches of the Nazis
Byline: By Ian Darling Newcastle-born George Darling was one of many Allied airmen shot down over occupied Europe during the Second World War. In the first of a two-part Remembrance Day special, his nephew, Canadian journalist Ian Darling, tells...
Angela Shows Her Art
Byline: By Ben Glaze Angela Russell says she has known she was a witch since she was a teenager. She also quickly realised she was an artist and turned to painting to escape bullying during her school days on South Tyneside. Now she is poised...
Angela the Witch Shows Her Art Talent
Byline: By Ben Glaze Ben Glaze talks to artist and practising witch Angela Russell who is exhibiting her escapism pieces next week Angela Russell says she has known she was a witch since she was a teenager. She also quickly realised she was an...
Arsenal 1, Dynamo Kiev 0
Byline: By Bill Pierce Arsene Wenger admitted his "huge relief" after seeing Ashley Cole head a last-gasp winner for Arsenal to break their Champions League duck against Dynamo Kiev at Highbury last night. Cole headed the only goal - his first...
Basel Chief `Not Given Enough Time at Spurs'
Byline: By Simon Rushworth Tottenham outcast Christian Gross could have transformed the North Londoners into Premiership powerhouses had his employers kept faith with one of continental Europe's finest coaches. That's the verdict of Newcastle's...
Block on Ghost Fleet Work until December
A legal battle is looming over whether the four American toxic "ghost fleet" ships will be allowed to dock in the North-East. As a result of a court hearing yesterday, no dismantling work can start on the ships until at least next month. The...
Cats New Boy Is Tipped for Top
Byline: By Luke Edwards Marcus Stewart has tipped Sunderland new boy Stewart Downing to eventually force his way into Sven-Goran Eriksson's England side following his blistering impact on the Black Cats' season. The 19-year-old, on a month's...
Celebrity Bodies: Charlize Theron
The leggy South African beauty is today's Hollywood `It' girl - both on screen and off. She's made 20 movies since 1995 and has the old-fashioned movie star glamour that other actresses would kill for. The 28-year-old former dancer and model most...
Chance to Rekindle Faith
Byline: By Nick Grant Heretic gets the vote to bounce back to form in the A1storageservices.com Conditions Stakes at Nottingham today. James Fanshawe's five-year-old is distinctly useful on his day and may just have needed the run when finishing...
Checks Can Save Lives
Byline: By Anna Ralph Hollywood actor Robert De Niro was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer during a routine check-up. We look at the cancer screening tests available, who should have them and how useful they are. We give our cars an MoT,...
Chief 'Not Given Enough Time at Spurs'
Byline: By Simon Rushworth Tottenham outcast Christian Gross could have transformed the North Londoners into Premiership powerhouses had his employers kept faith with one of continental Europe's finest coaches. That's the verdict of Newcastle's...
Chip Shots
Byline: By Alan Hedley North-east duo Paul Oakley and Tom Robinson have been called up by the EGU for their annual School of Excellence. Middlesbrough's Robinson has graduated from the Under-16 to the Under-18 squad and the duo will attend a...
Closure Alert at Surgeries
More than 1,000 patients could be left without a local doctor because their branch surgery has become one of the first victims of a shake-up in NHS funding. Dr Mary Lee has run a branch surgery at Collywell Bay Road, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland,...
Crunch Time Is Here
Byline: By Paul Gilder Newcastle United skipper Alan Shearer last night admitted that Sir Bobby Robson's men have reached a pivotal point in their season. The Magpies will take on FC Basel in a Uefa Cup second round first-leg tie this evening...
Crunch Time Is Here - Shearer
Byline: By Paul Gilder Newcastle United skipper Alan Shearer last night admitted that Sir Bobby Robson's men have reached a pivotal point in their season. The Magpies will take on FC Basel in a Uefa Cup second round first-leg tie this evening...
Driven to Distraction
Byline: By Robert Brooks Residents are furious about plans to turn a picturesque Northumberland woodland into a four-wheel-drive racetrack for "problem children". They are worried that "boisterous teenagers" may disturb their peace - and speeding...
Duke's Brother to Part with Estate
Byline: By Bobby Stansfield Wealthy home-buyers are being given the chance to buy a slice of historic Northumberland from one of the largest landowning dynasties in the country. The Duke of Northumberland's younger brother Lord James Percy is...
Dyer Could Have Ended Up at White Hart Lane
Byline: By Paul Gilder Christian Gross last night revealed how Newcastle might have failed to secure the signing of Kieron Dyer had he lasted more than 12 months at White Hart Lane. And FC Basel's meticulous manager, renowned for his thorough...
EasyJet to Launch New Link to Berlin
Byline: By Graeme King Daily flights from Newcastle to Berlin will start next spring, low cost airline easyJet announced yesterday, as it expands its regional hub in the North-East. Just a week after the airport unveiled its expansion plans and...
EEF Northern Backing the HUB
Members of EEF Northern will soon be getting their introduction to NorthHUB - the online communication and commerce platform designed for manufacturers, engineers and their supply chain partners. And, as many of EEF's members have already been nominated...
End to Rolls Pension Row
Byline: By Howard Walker Prospects of industrial action at the Sunderland plant of engines giant Rolls-Royce look to have receded after the company tabled a "much improved" offer aimed at ending a row over pensions. The 400 workers at Rolls'...
Engineering Group Axes Jobs
Byline: By Guy Anderson Troubled engineering group Hartlepool Fabrication has axed a further 20 jobs as administrators try to find a buyer. The cuts at the company which built the Angel of the North come weeks after 38 workers were made redundant....
Finnan Fired Up for Big Week
Byline: By Paul Walker Irish defender Steve Finnan admits that these are the sort of high-profile weeks which prompted his summer departure from Fulham to join Liverpool. The full-back is relishing the pressures which come from a Uefa Cup showdown...
For a Life of Pure Bliss, Try Kielder
Byline: By Graeme Whitfield It has been England's most remote village, and the place with the country's clearest skies; now Kielder can add the accolade of being the least polluted place in Britain. A survey by Country Life magazine published...
For Sale, a 130-Acre Des Res - and Beach
Byline: By Bobby Stansfield Wealthy home-buyers are being given the chance to buy a slice of historic Northumberland from one of the largest landowning dynasties in the country. The Duke of Northumberland's younger brother Lord James Percy is...
Friends' Last Day Together Is Pieced Together in Court
Haunting images of schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman together on their last day alive were shown to the Old Bailey. The famous photograph of the friends side by side in Manchester United shirts, grainy closed-circuit television footage...
Graeme Hoping to Storm Pro Circuit
Byline: By Alan Hedley Graeme Storm, who played in the Masters three years ago, hopes to take a major step towards getting his professional career back on course this week. The former British Amateur Champion and Walker Cup player from Hartlepool...
Great Evening out Went with a Bang
Byline: By Rajeshree Sisodia Bonfire Night went off in even more spectacular style than usual at one Northumberland village - thanks to The Journal. More than 300 people were last night at the annual fireworks display at Elsdon, near Otterburn,...
Great Evening out Went with a Bang
Bonfire Night went off in even more spectacular style than usual at one Northumberland village - thanks to The Journal. More than 300 people were last night at the annual fireworks display at Elsdon, near Otterburn, - which this year was extra impressive...
Hair That Cuts It
Byline: By Shereen Low It's not enough to change your wardrobe each season. To prove you truly have your finger on the fashion pulse, your hair should be as up-to-date as your hemline. Go sleek and straight with a stronger and more structured...
Hair That Cuts It with True Style
Byline: By Shereen Low It's not enough to change your wardrobe each season. To prove you truly have your finger on the fashion pulse, your hair should be as up-to-date as your hemline. Shereen Low reports. Go sleek and straight with a stronger...
Height of Courage for Rock-Hard Carl
Byline: By Dave Black When rock climber Carl Halliday broke his back in a fall seven years ago he was warned he might never walk again. Carl was warned he could face life in a wheelchair after suffering serious spinal injuries when he plunged...
Heretic's Chance to Rekindle Some Faith
Byline: By Nick Grant Heretic gets the vote to bounce back to form in the A1storageservices.com Conditions Stakes at Nottingham today. James Fanshawe's five-year-old is distinctly useful on his day and may just have needed the run when finishing...
How the Stars Stay in Shape
Charlize Theron Quote: "A nice pair of pumps, a skirt that goes to your knees and just a little make-up - that's what a girl is." THE leggy South African beauty is today's Hollywood `It' girl - both on screen and off. She's made 20 movies since...
Huntley `Will Say Girls Died in His House'
Byline: By Cathy Gordon Soham accused Ian Huntley is unlikely to deny that Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman died while they were alone with him in his house, an Old Bailey jury was told yesterday. Huntley is also expected to admit he took the...
Huntley 'Will Say Girls Died in His House'
Soham accused Ian Huntley is unlikely to deny that Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman died while they were alone with him in his house, an Old Bailey jury was told yesterday. Huntley is also expected to admit he took the 10-year-old girls' bodies to...
Improved Offer Set to End Rolls Pension Row
Byline: By Howard Walker Prospects of industrial action at the Sunderland plant of engines giant Rolls-Royce look to have receded after the company tabled a "much improved" offer aimed at ending a row over pensions. The 400 workers at Rolls'...
Larder Sounds Alert on Clash
Byline: By Andrew Baldock Defensive mastermind Phil Larder last night put England on full alert to beware the strike power of World Cup quarter-final opponents Wales. England are hot favourites for a 12th win in the last 13 starts against Wales,...
Lifestyle at Odds with No Fees Plea
The article about student life in Jesmond as featured in The Journal on Monday, November 3 describes a degree (apt word) of hedonistic lifestyle which many, though not all, students choose to adopt in all university cities. This sits very much at...
Me & My Health
Motoring journalist and presenter Vicki Butler-Henderson is 31. At 17 she started her career as a racing instructor at Brands Hatch and Silverstone. She joined the Top Gear team as a presenter in 1994. She currently co-presents Fifth Gear on Mondays...
Me & My Health: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Motoring journalist and presenter Vicki Butler-Henderson is 31. At 17 she started her career as a racing instructor at Brands Hatch and Silverstone. She joined the Top Gear team as a presenter in 1994. She currently co-presents Fifth Gear on Mondays...
Monty Chasing Win
Byline: By Alan Hedley Can Colin Montgomerie break his duck against Seve Ballesteros this weekend? The two cross swords once again in the Seve Trophy on Sunday - and the clash will be eagerly awaited in the biennial competition, which was devised...
Monty Chasing Win over Seve
Byline: By Alan Hedley Can Colin Montgomerie break his duck against Seve Ballesteros this weekend? The two cross swords once again in the Seve Trophy on Sunday - and the clash will be eagerly awaited in the biennial competition, which was devised...
MPs Attack Bank over India Move
Byline: By Paul Linford And David Higgerson The row over plans to close a Newcastle call centre with the loss of 960 jobs intensified yesterday as MPs tabled a Commons motion attacking the move. Banking giant Lloyds TSB stunned the region last...
MPs Attack Bank over India Move
The row over plans to close a Newcastle call centre with the loss of 960 jobs intensified yesterday as MPs tabled a Commons motion attacking the move. Banking giant Lloyds TSB stunned the region last week by announcing it is shifting its call centre...
Mystery as Dad Goes Missing
Byline: By Neil Mckay Three years ago Will and Jean-Marie Perry faced the heartache of wondering what had happened to their teenage daughter. American-born Lisa-Marie Perry, then 17, sparked a huge hunt by police when she disappeared from her...
New Boy Tipped for Top
Byline: By Luke Edwards Marcus Stewart has tipped Sunderland new boy Stewart Downing to eventually force his way into Sven-Goran Eriksson's England side following his blistering impact on the Black Cats' season. The 19-year-old, on a month's...
Northern Marts
Hexham November 4 Cattle: Limousin Heifers 121.5p & 116.5p Hard Riding. Lambs: Suffolk x pounds 58.80 Farnbury, pounds 55 Steel Hall, pounds 54.20 Nilston Riggs, pounds 54 Low Eshells, pounds 53.80 Bavington Mount, pounds 53.50 Piatroon,...
Not Much Joy for Patients
The deal between the Government and family doctors - aimed at solving many of the problems facing this vital area of the NHS - looks rather less than a good one today for more than 1,000 North-East patients. The branch surgery at Colywell Bay Road,...
Not Much Joy for Patients
Not much joy for patients - The deal between the Government and family doctors - aimed at solving many of the problems facing this vital area of the NHS - looks rather less than a good one today for more than 1,000 North-East patients. The branch...
Organic Food Sales Top Pounds 1 Billion
Uk sales of organic food have topped pounds 1 billion for the first time, making Britain the third biggest outlet for organic food in the world. Three out of four babies eat organic food on a regular basis and sales of organic baby food have grown...
Our Green and Pleasant Land
Eight parks in the North-East will be awarded Green Flag status at a national ceremony today. The Green Flag system - the parks equivalent of beach Blue Flags - rewards high-standard green spaces and is run by the Civic Trust and the Commission...
Phw-Oar
Byline: By Beverley Addy Two North-East athletes are helping raise the phw-oar factor of rowing by showing off their rippling muscles in a racy calendar. Internationals Ian Lawson, 26, a former Durham University student, and Matthew Wells, 24,...
Piece of History for Prop
Byline: By Frank Malley When Jason Leonard trundles down the tunnel at the Suncorp stadium on Sunday he will make all of England proud - and one particular Frenchman just a shade sad. The Harlequins prop will make his 111th world record-equalling...
Piece of History for Prop Leonard
Byline: By Frank Malley When Jason Leonard trundles down the tunnel at the Suncorp stadium on Sunday he will make all of England proud - and one particular Frenchman just a shade sad. The Harlequins prop will make his 111th world record-equalling...
Pollution Answer All Wrapped Up
Byline: By Tony Henderson A campaign launched in the North-East to cut the use of throwaway plastic carrier bags has been such a success that it should go national, say supporters. The Durham County Council drive has been aimed at the 323 bags...
Re-Born Basel Fired Up for Challenge
Byline: By Paul Gilder Bernt Haas helped to establish FC Basel as a Continental force last season. But, as Paul Gilder discovered, the club's failure to secure a Champions League return remains a major source of frustration. When FC Basel clinched...
Re-Born Basel Fired Up for Magpies Challenge
Byline: By Paul Gilder Bernt Haas helped to establish FC Basel as a Continental force last season. But, as Paul Gilder discovered, the club's failure to secure a Champions League return remains a major source of frustration. When FC Basel clinched...
Shame of Boss Who Stole to Look Flash
Byline: By James Bowes A high-flying restaurant boss has been jailed for plundering thousands of pounds from the till to fund his extravagant lifestyle. Flamboyant Johnny Liu was appointed manager at the new exclusive Mandalay, Tyneside's first...
Sport Shorts
Athletics: European 100m champion Dwain Chambers must wait a while longer to hear whether a B sample test will clear him of being a drugs cheat. Chambers provided a positive result for the new designer steroid tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) after an out-of-competition...
Spotlight on Top Young Business Talent
The region's finest young business talent will also battle it out tonight for the title of North-East Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Contenders include fashion designer Kate Fearnley, 26, who launched her flourishing Billingham business last year...
Surgery Is Priced out of the Market
Byline: By Louella Houldcroft More than 1,000 patients could be left without a local doctor because their branch surgery has become one of the first victims of a shake-up in NHS funding. Dr Mary Lee has run a branch surgery at Collywell Bay Road,...
Teenager Faces Murder Charge
Byline: By Neville Dean And Alistair Keely A 15-year-old schoolboy arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a pupil at a secondary school was last night charged with his murder, police said. The teenager had been in custody at Skegness...
Teenager Faces Murder Charge
A 15-year-old schoolboy arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a pupil at a secondary school was last night charged with his murder, police said. The teenager had been in custody at Skegness Police Station since yesterday morning, following...
The North Today
North: Berlin is the latest destination for low-cost airline easyJet from Newcastle Airport. Daily flights to the German capital will start next spring, the budget carrier has announced. The news comes just a week after Newcastle Airport unveiled its...
The World Today
Usa: Gary Ridgway, the former truck painter long suspected of being a serial murderer known as the Green River Killer, pleaded guilty yesterday to 48 murders, more than any other serial killer in US history. "I killed so many women I have a hard time...
Uefa Cup Preview
Barcelona visit Panionios tonight with several of the Catalan giants' players admitting the first leg of their second-round tie marks a step into the unknown. Barca cruised through the first round of the competition, beating Matador Puchov 9-1 on...
UK Organic Food Sales Top Pounds 1 Billion for the First Time
Uk sales of organic food have topped pounds 1 billion for the first time, making Britain the third biggest outlet for organic food in the world. Three out of four babies eat organic food on a regular basis and sales of organic baby food have grown...
Unique Partnership Puts Businesses Online
It was more than two years ago that Total Depth and its founding partner in NorthHUB, Newcastle City Council, first began to look at developing a simple, low-cost electronic marketing and communication system for the regional offshore engineering sector....
Variety Is the Spice of the Awards Competition Final
Byline: By Brian Nicholls New expertise in regional business takes some of the spotlight as finalists contest the 20th annual North-East Business Executive of the Year Awards tonight. Their appearance in the awards, sponsored by The Journal and...
Variety Is the Spice of the Awards Competition Final
New expertise in regional business takes some of the spotlight as finalists contest the 20th annual North-East Business Executive of the Year Awards tonight. Their appearance in the awards, sponsored by The Journal and the Evening Gazette in Middlesbrough,...
Vendetta against Players - Keegan
Byline: By Ken Gaunt Kevin Keegan has defended the off-field activities of his Manchester City squad ahead of the Uefa Cup second-round game against Groclin. But he stated: "Players have got to be responsible and professional and let their talking...
Vital Checks Which Can Save Lives
Byline: By Anna Ralph Hollywood actor Robert De Niro was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer during a routine check-up. Anna Ralph looks at the cancer screening tests available, who should have them and how useful they are WE give our cars...
Vital We Succeed in Uefa Cup - Shearer
Byline: By Paul Gilder Alan Shearer, aware of the dire consequences should Newcastle slip up in Switzerland tonight, is confident the Magpies will not let Sir Bobby Robson down when they return to continental competition. The United skipper will...
We Can't Afford to Lose out - Robson
Byline: By Simon Rushworth A bullish Sir Bobby Robson arrived at Basel's St Jakob-Park last night insisting that Newcastle cannot afford to crash out of a third cup competition of the season. The United boss oversaw training inside Switzerland's...
We Need a Two-Goal Lead - Aussie Star
Byline: By Simon Rushworth Scott Chipperfield believes Basel will need to take a two-goal advantage to St James's Park if the Swiss league leaders are to keep their Uefa Cup hopes alive. The Australian international will line up on the left of...
Wenger Relieved as Cole Finds Net
Byline: By Bill Pierce Arsene Wenger admitted his "huge relief" after seeing Ashley Cole head a last-gasp winner for Arsenal to break their Champions League duck against Dynamo Kiev at Highbury last night. Cole headed the only goal - his first...
We've Come to Get a Result, Says Sir Bobby
Byline: By Paul Gilder Sir Bobby Robson has told his players they will be given a thorough examination of their physical prowess when they return to European action at St Jakob-Park tonight. But the Newcastle boss insists that a Uefa Cup encounter...
When Silence Is Not Golden
Byline: By Peter Jackson There are times - increasingly I'm afraid - when I fear I'm sinking into a Victor Meldrewish state of irritable incomprehension at the world. It comes as something of a relief then to discover that I'm not alone and that...
Who Cares about Home Rule?
Byline: By David Higgerson When Hazel Harding was asked to give her view of the regional assembly debate this week, her arguments against the idea sounded remarkably similar to those put forward by the leaders of the ``no" campaign in the North-East....
Who's Who at St Jakob-Park
COACH Christian Gross A 49-year-old former midfielder who earned one senior cap with Switzerland in a playing career which comprised spells with Swiss clubs Grasshopper-Club Zurich, St Gallen, Lausanne, Neuchatel Xamax and Lugano and German side...
Will Poole Column
Byline: By Will Poole To Trimdon for Declaration Day. November 1 is the official start of the Foxhunting Season and is the day when most hunts would have their opening meet. Autumn hunting will have been swinging on for a couple of months,...
Wins Will Return to Wycombe
Byline: By Paul Brown Tony Adams plans to bring the winning mentality of a glittering playing career for club and country to Second Division Wycombe after being named as their new manager yesterday. Adams won every major domestic trophy with...
Wins Will Return to Wycombe - Adams
Byline: By Paul Brown Tony Adams plans to bring the winning mentality of a glittering playing career for club and country to Second Division Wycombe after being named as their new manager yesterday. Adams won every major domestic trophy with...
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