Paul Brand and guests discuss the effect an independent Scotland could have on the North East:
Around The House is back on Thursday 23 October.
With just two weeks to go until the Scottish Referendum on independence, Paul Brand talks to politicians from both sides of the campaign about the issues facing Scotland, and how they could affect us all in the North of England.
It could be one the most important documents in the history of the country.
The Scottish government has finally published its vision for an independent Scotland.
It reveals how the country could develop if Scots vote yes in next year's independence referendum.
The SNP says it would keep an open border with England, but listed a number of policies to attract more business to Scotland.
Dan Ashby looks reports.
The Scottish Government says if the country went independent, it would aim to have an open border with Northumberland and keep the pound.
Today, November 26, it published its vision for independence, which also included a commitment to lower corporation tax.
But one business in Alnwick said it would not be tempted to move north of the border.
The SNP has published a 670-page White Paper setting out its plans for independence.
The long-awaited document includes a wealth of policy details.
If in power in an independent Scotland, the SNP would roll back many of the UK Government’s policies including the so-called ‘bedroom tax’, Universal Credit and the married couples tax allowance.
They would also slash air passenger duty by 50 per cent and corporation tax by three per cent.
An oil worker from County Durham, who was killed in a North Sea helicopter crash, has been remembered at a memorial service.
Duncan Munro, 46, died in August when the Super Puma helicopter he was travelling in plunged into the sea off the coast of Scotland.
He died along with three colleagues. The church service in Aberdeen was dedicated to all people who have lost their lives offshore during the last year.
It may be Scotland's national dish, but a leading food historian claims haggis is more of a British meal.
In his new book, author Peter Brears says it was found in the North East of England in the 15th century as well as in Scotland.
Watch Jenny Longden's report here:
The date of Scotland's independence referendum has been revealed, and if independence is given the go ahead on 18 September 2014, a new independent nation could border our region.
We asked how the referendum could affect the North East.
Watch the full report below to find out.
The fourth person killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands has been named by police.
Rachel Majumdar, 29, was a doctor working at Harrogate District Hospital in North Yorkshire.
She was originally from Merseyside and was most recently living in Leeds, Northern Constabulary said today.