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 May 23, 2017

Agnew No Wiser on His Fate as Boro Boss
STEVE Agnew sent his Middlesbrough players off for their summer break not knowing if he will be there to greet them on their return. The man asked to step into head coach Aitor Karanka's shoes in March held a meeting with the squad on yesterday,...
A Meeting With. David Cox, Partner at Malcolm Hollis Newcastle
What is your proudest achievement? Being asked to set up the Newcastle office at Malcolm Hollis. We are now 10 years old, employ eight people and continue to work for some great clients across the North East region. What advice would you give to...
A Season That Started Badly and Went Downhill from There ... THE AGENDA: A Season of Own Goals: How Sunderland Turned a Difficult Campaign into an Impossible One A Variety of Problems Came Together to Cause the Black Cats'relegation from the Premier League but Most of Them Were of Their Own Making, Writes STUART RAYNER
Byline: STUART RAYNER DAVID Moyes' Sunderland career started with an own goal at Manchester City, but it was the one at the end of his first home game at the Stadium of Light which will define his dismal Sunderland tenure. Moyes will go down...
Breakthrough Could Help Tailor Cancer Treatment
Byline: Hannah Graham Reporter hannah.graham@trinitymirror.com ABREAKTHROUGH by Newcastle scientists could not only see more children cured of a common cancer, but reduce youngster's suffering as they undergo lifesaving treatment. By examining...
'Carnival of Cinema' to GRACETYNESIDE
Byline: Keiran Southern Reporter Keiran.Southern@trinitymirror.com PLANS have been unveiled for an international film festival to be held in Newcastle. Organisers announced the ambitious project - set to take place over four days in March 2018...
County Championship Review & Regional Results
MARCUS Trescothick hit a club record 50th first-class century for Somerset as their Specsavers County Championship clash with Warwickshire ended in a draw?. Fresh from reaching 25,000 first-class runs the previous day, Trescothick surpassed the...
Detectives' Narrow Escape
Byline: Rob Kennedy Court Reporter rob.kennedy@ncjmedia.co.uk TWO female detectives feared they would never see their children again as their police car skidded out of control when a man they were giving a lift to as a favour yanked on the handbrake....
Di Alta's One to Beat
DI ALTA has been found a good opportunity to making a winning reappearance in the shape of the bettinggods.com Sports Guru British EBF Fillies' Handicap at Nottingham. The Ed Walker-trained three-yearold was seen just once as a youngster, but made...
Earn Your Stripes; Go Graphic with This Summer's Shortcut to Streamlined. LISA HAYNES Shows You How to Do Linear Style
IT'S the graphic trend that keeps on giving when it comes to limb lengthening. If you're not already sold on stripes, this is the season to add illusion-prompting lines to your fashion itinerary. The SS17 catwalks practically turned into a barcode...
Eggs and Existentialism; A Literary Festival Being Held at the Seaside Village of Cullercoats Has Something for Everyone - from a Kayak Adventure to Quizzes, and Poetry and Midnight Ghost Stories to a Poets vs Writers Cricket Match. and, of Course, an Existential Breakfast. TONY HENDERSON Reports
IT would seem a knocking bet that a hefty dollop of philosophy would not be the breakfast accompaniment of choice first thing in the morning for most folk. But an Existential Breakfast which is being laid on in a seaside village has been a sell...
Exhibition Ahoy, Me Hearties; Batten Down the Hatches! A Jolly Roger of an Exhibition Is Sailing Our Way, as DAVID WHETSTONE Reports
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE HOW do you follow Sir Ridley Scott? With pirates, of course, in all their menacing manifestations in fiction and real life. The first exhibition at The Word, South Shields's award-winning centre for the written word, was...
Ford Chief Exec Resigns in Boardroom Shake-Up; AUTOMOTIVE
Byline: RAVENDER SEMBHY AND KALYEENA MAKORTOFF business@ncjmedia.co.uk FORD has confirmed the departure of chief executive Mark Fields as part of a boardroom shake-up following questions over the car giant's performance and future strategy. The...
HOT TIPS TO SAVE YOUR SKIN; Stay Protected This Summer with the Latest Sunscreens for All Occasions. LISA HAYNES Shows You How to Up Your SPF Game
Byline: LISA HAYNES shows SUNSCREEN shouldn't be just for heatwaves and holidays - over summer especially, you need to boost your sun protection factor (SPF) armoury. Luckily, the beauty world is making creams easier to apply and way more niche...
Hundreds of Jobs in Peril as Arch Suspend Major Project Work
Byline: Michael Muncaster Reporter michael.muncaster@trinitymirror.com NORTHUMBERLAND development company Arch has suspended work on its major projects, raising fears for hundreds of jobs. The county's Conservative leader and Arch board member...
Justin Toper YOUR HOROSCOPE WITH
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 20 CANCER JUNE 22 - JULY 22 You may ask a simple question. Only for someone to go slightly ballistic today. Not very professional. Though, you are easily offended. What is really happening is being kept on the down low....
London Calling: Extra NE Flights after Brexit? TRAVEL
Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD graeme.whitfield@ncjmedia.co.uk BREXIT could give the North East more flights to Heathrow because of a relaxation of competition laws. Heathrow has written to the Government asking it to ring-fence a number of flight...
'Magpies Have Great Momentum' Magpies Have Great Momentum' FROM BACK PAGE
Byline: Chris Waugh Twitter: @CHRISDHWAUGH JACK Colback believes Newcastle United have "momentum" - and that fans can look forward to an exciting future under Rafa Benitez as a result. The Magpies secured promotion back to the Premier League...
Major Rollout for Retail Upstart; Technology
Byline: COREENA FORD coreena.ford@trinitymirror.com APERSONAL shopping system designed by a Northumberland tech firm is being rolled out in stores across the UK. Stocksfield-based design agency Enspire recently signed a deal with toy maker Leapfrog...
Mariners Set to Target Disillusioned Cats Fans
Byline: Chris Waugh Sports writer Twitter: CHRISDHWAUGH SOUTH Shields joint-manager Lee Picton believes the Mariners are "sleeping giants" - and hopes the club's success convinces potentially disillusioned Sunderland fans to come along and watch....
Moyes' Exit Leaves Little to Cheer about on Wearside; Future Looking Bleak for Black Cats COMMENT Little to Cheer about on Wearside
Byline: James Hunter SAFC writer Twitter: @JHUNTERCHRON DAVID Moyes' resignation as Sunderland manager will be celebrated by many on Wearside - but it should also raise a gigantic red flag as the club faces up to life in the Championship. Sunderland...
No Regrets for Stokes after IPL Absence
BEN Stokes enjoyed an "amazing experience" in the Indian Premier League but insists he has no regrets about missing the showpiece finale. The England all-rounder was named the IPL's most valuable player after a revelatory debut season for Rising...
People and Politics Matter - So Use Your Vote
Byline: HILTON DAWSON COLUMNIST KNOW it sounds odd but I do enjoy conducting funerals. IOf course they can be monumentally sad occasions, but a funeral in itself is an important part of a bereavement process. Funerals should help us come to...
Phillips Is the Man for Job, Says Gray
FORMER Sunderland star Micky Gray has called for former Sunderland team-mate Kevin Phillips to succeed David Moyes as manager. Moyes resigned as Black Cats boss yesterday after a meeting with owner Ellis Short and CEO Martin Bain, following a dismal...
Police Launch Crackdown on Troubled Estate
Byline: Chris Knight Reporter christopher.knight@trinitymirror.com ACRACKDOWN on criminal activity was launched on a troubled Gateshead estate as officers carried out a series of checks and inquiries. Checkpoints were established on the Old Fold...
Ruthless Wells Smashes Durham Attack for 258; THE MATCH: Sussex V Durham Day 2
LUKE Wells bludgeoned his way to a career-best 258 to put Sussex firmly in charge of their Specsavers County Championship clash against Durham at Hove. Having missed Sussex's opening two championship matches of the season due to a knee injury, Wells...
Shadow of Brexit Looms Large over the Region; Investment
Byline: JONATHAN MANNING AND GRAEME WHITFIELD business@ncjmedia.co.uk THE North East remained an attractive destination for investors in 2016 but a 'Brexit blip' in the summer could be a warning of problems to come, three separate reports find....
Snapper Gets the Bug for 3D Photos
Byline: KeiranSouthern Reporter Keiran.Southern@trinitymirror.com @KeiranSouthern HEY look like alien creatures from a galaxy far, far away. TWith their huge eyes and giant fangs, these monsters could have come straight from a science fiction...
Specialist Food Company Is Gearing Up for Growth; CATERING
Byline: COREENA FORD coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk AN innovative North East food maker which is the only one of its kind in the world is gearing up for growth as demand for its products grows. South Shields-based Punjab Kitchen creates a range...
The Government Must Get Behind Business in the UK
Byline: SARAH GLENDINNING WITH party manifestos out last week, this is a vital moment in the election campaign. The CBI and firms across the UK are clear: we must work together with the new government on a pro-enterprise agenda to make the most...
Things Are Jumping for Kids' Play Centre Group; Activities
Byline: coreena ford coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk THE North East operators of one of Europe's largest indoor playgrounds are ready to invest PS3m in a second trampoline and children's play centre in Newcastle. The Fun Shack Group was founded 14...
Three Beautiful Beaches among the Cleanest in UK
Byline: Michael Muncaster Reporter michael.muncaster@trinitymirror.com @MichaelMjourno THREE North East beaches will be flying flags this summer to show visitors they are among the cleanest in the country. Seaburn and Roker in Sunderland retained...
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Tories Backtrack over 'Dementia Tax' Policy
Byline: Jonathan Walker Political Editor jon.walker@trinitymirror.com @jonwalker121 cONSERVATIVE leader Theresa May has announced u-turn over her controversial plans for a "dementia tax". Mrs May said there would be a cap limiting the amount...
Tyneside Housing Giant Building Young Careers with 140 New Positions; Apprenticeships
Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD graeme.whitfield@ncjmedia.co.uk NEARLY 150 apprenticeships are being created by one of the UK's largest housing companies, with many of the new roles at its Newcastle headquarters. Home Group will create around 140 apprenticeship...
Unique Bird Find Made at Dig Site
Byline: Tony Henderson Environment Editor tony.henderson@trinitymirror.com @Hendrover THE discovery of a tiny metal bird in a dig at a castle site which was once a royal capital has set archaeologists' hearts a-flutter. The intricate copper alloy...
United Have a Chance in a Two-Tier Division; THE AGENDA: Where Should Newcastle Aspire to Finish in the Premier League Next Season? the Premier League's Top Ten Looked Weak This Season - If They Do Things Right, Argues NUFC Editor Mark Douglas, Newcastle Can Gatecrash It
SO WELCOME back to the Premier League, Newcastle United. But which Premier League? Sunday's final round of top-flight games brought the curtain down on a pretty mediocre Premier League season. Although Spurs applied pressure in the second half of...
VeteranVickers Signs Up for New Falcons Contract
NEWCASTLE Falcons frontrower Rob Vickers has signed a contract extension which will keep him at Kingston Park for another season. Experienced Vickers, 35, has clocked up an impressive 232 appearances for the Falcons in 11 years - and has contributed...
Villagers Fight Closing Time on Their Only Pub
Byline: Michael Muncaster Reporter michael.muncaster@trinitymirror.com VILLAGERS are fighting to stop their only pub from being converted into a house. The Railway Inn in Fourstones, near Hexham, Northumberland, closed in 2015 and was put on the...
Vitally Important New Man in the Hot Seat Knows What He Has Let Himself in For
Byline: Stuart Rayner Twitter: @sturayner MARTIN Bain has had a year to get a feel for what Sunderland Football Club is at the moment. Now he has a big decision to make about what he wants them to be in the future. David Moyes may have been disillusioned...
Was This the Most Unlikely Labour MP That the North East Has Ever Returned? MIKE KELLY on the Extraordinary John Ryman, the Much-Married Former MP for Blyth Valley
Byline: MIKE KELLY IT'S not often these days you get the chance to use words like "rotter" and "cad", not to mention "bounder" but, when considering the life and crimes of former North East MP John Ryman, you can't avoid them. The fox-hunting,...
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