A series of special pop up performances in Newcastle will mark the start of the Battle of the Somme.Read the full story ›
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Over two thousand men from the North East were killed in the battle. St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle is hosting today's commemorations.Read the full story ›
Ahead of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, we have travelled out to Belgium and France with people to whom it means so much.Read the full story ›
A quarter of households in the tiny village of Bowburn, County Durham, were affected by the battle with nearly 50 men killed.Read the full story ›
The Labour Leader of Newcastle City Council Nick Forbes has tweeted his reaction after Boris Johnson announced he would NOT stand in the Conservative party leadership race.
Boris broke the country for personal ambition then pulls out? At least we're spared the indignity of him as Prime Minister