The UK employment rate for women is now at 71%.Read the full story ›
The company that owns the Metrocentre has reached a provisional deal with Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley to provisionally keep the doorsRead the full story ›
The new £1.12m NETA Training Group facility will help train people going to work in the renewable energy, low carbon and mining sectors.Read the full story ›
The high street retailer blamed high rental costs and a "difficult retail environment" as it announced plans to restructure the company.Read the full story ›
Jobs are to be lost at two North East engineering sites after multi-national Siemens announced redundancies.Read the full story ›
The Bishop of Durham is urging politicians to work together to tackle social issues, as part of his Christmas message.
The Right Reverend Paul Butler says many people are burdened by anxieties, around caring for themselves and their families. Where the future of welfare is concerned, the Bishop calls for co-operation between political parties, for the benefit of communities.
Rescued seals Chester and Sinead are released into the wild at Seaton Sluice in Northumberland:
Plans to create an 'employment park' at the the former Alcan smelting plant in Lynemouth could result in 500 new jobs, say developers.Read the full story ›
On the second anniversary of the closure of the SSI steel plant in Redcar, the local MP says many families are still struggling.Read the full story ›
As well as paying back staff the money owed, employers on the list have been fined a record £1.9 million by the government.Read the full story ›