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Science Minister visits Durham University

Universities and Science Minister visits Durham University's research institutes, where they are unveiling a new £3.7 million supercomputer.

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Portas helps the high streets

Five of the region's high streets struggling with shop closures are to get half a million pounds from the Government. North Tyneside, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Darlington and Hartlepool will get 100 thousand each to help new businesses.

It comes after the Government accepted Mary Portas's recommendations - the star of Mary Queen of Shops and the Bottom Line.

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