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2014/10/30 16:49
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The crime and children’s writer Barbara Henderson has spoken of the thick skin she had to develop before she found success as a novelist. The 53-year-old said she had suffered major set backs in her...
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2014/10/30 15:44
2014/10/30 15:44
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Last updated at 14:52, Thursday, 30 October 2014 THE DOORS of the historic Close House hotel will be closed to guests next week as owner Graham Wylie gets to work to transform the mansion into his...
2014/10/30 06:49
2014/10/30 06:49
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The first building on Newcastle’s Science Central development will open next week, creating or re-locating more than 350 hi-tech jobs to Tyneside. The Core, on the old Newcastle Breweries site, has...
2014/10/29 19:48
2014/10/29 19:48
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The team behind a crude student newspaper that enraged the city universities and Newcastle Council when it celebrated the drunken and sexual exploits of freshers has apologised. The University Paper,...
2014/10/29 13:50
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As consumers and regulators do soul-searching over how much pesticides mean to the economy and their grocery bills, chemical companies are racing to develop the next big organic pesticide. That’s not...
2014/10/28 19:48
2014/10/28 19:48
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A filmmaker from Newcastle University remortgaged his home to make his latest work – which is now in line for a prestigious award. Dr Iain McDonald, a senior lecturer in film, is in the running for a...
2014/10/28 17:48
2014/10/28 17:48
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Poverty, sugar and an overabundance of high calorie foods are among the complex reasons for the continuing rise of obesity in the North East, say experts. We are surrounded by calorie-rich foods...
2014/10/27 17:35
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Tune Hotel Newcastle in UK Now Open International value hotel group Tune Hotels continues to boost its presence within the UK market with the highly anticipated opening of its Newcastle...
2014/10/27 07:42
2014/10/27 07:42
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Lying less than a mile from the Pembrokeshire coast Skomer Island is a plateau surrounded by 200-foot cliffs. In summer the top of the island is a continuous mass of bluebells, red campion and sea...
2014/10/24 11:48
2014/10/24 11:48
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A vulgar student newspaper which graphically details freshers’ sexual exploits and drink-fuelled antics was delivered to horrified Tyneside families. The University Paper, which is not affiliated...
2014/10/22 23:43
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Published at 09:10, Monday, 27 June 2011 WHEN zoologist Jill Glegge Pilkington spends six months of the year studying the world’s most primitive breed of sheep in the Outer Hebrides, it’s safe to...
2014/10/22 18:49
2014/10/22 18:49
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The $9m EU project investigates the potential of nutrigenomics - a new branch of nutrition which looks at how food affects the behaviour in our genes. Experts are able to look at the way individual’s...
2014/10/22 07:48
2014/10/22 07:48
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Andy Saull says Newcastle Falcons’ young guns are inspiring old heads to new heights as they prepare for Friday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup trip to Wales. Saull skippered a youthful side to a...
2014/10/22 06:22
2014/10/22 06:22
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Could your walk signal dementia? Scientists find link between subtle changes to a person's gait and their brain function Say if disease diagnosed, treatment can start earlier and be managed...
2014/10/22 05:12
2014/10/22 05:12
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The living room of Vicky Holliday and her partner Keith Newell’s home, in a quiet cul-de-sac in High Wycombe, has all the telltale signs of new parenthood: multicoloured baby mat, cuddly toys, photos...
2014/10/21 21:48
2014/10/21 21:48
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Experts in Tyneside have found a definitive link between the way someone walks and dementia linked to Parkinson’s disease. The findings by researchers at Newcastle University mean that gait may be...
2014/10/20 22:29
2014/10/20 22:29
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COMMON childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to results from a famous study. The Newcastle Thousand Families Study monitored 1,142...
2014/10/20 13:46
2014/10/20 13:46
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When the Pakistani Taliban survivor Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize this month, it was widely noted that she was an education advocate and that her father was a "headmaster." But the...
2014/10/20 12:12
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In 1890, Alfred Marshall finished a decade’s work. His eight-volume Principles of Economics was finally ready. Those who read the fourth volume were introduced to the concept of ‘economies of...
2014/10/20 07:48
2014/10/20 07:48
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It seems to be the ultimate car driving ‘App’. One that can advise you on which roads to use to avoid congestion, where to park and which can ‘talk’ to traffic signals getting them to change from red...
2014/10/30 16:49
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