Dave Hopper campaigned for justice for miners after the closure of the pits in the Durham and Northumberland coalfields. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images.

A British trade union leader who campaigned for justice for miners after the closure of the pits in the Durham and Northumberland coalfields has been (...)

A  image taken from CCTV and  issued by Northumbria Police of Shaun Scandle in his fake ambulance with blue lights and a siren as it passes through traffic waiting to use the Tyne Tunnel. Photograph: Northumbria Police/PA Wire

A driver who made his car into a fake ambulance with blue lights and a siren and then forced his way through traffic waiting to use a busy tunnel has (...)

I’m looking for some advice on booking a short break after our New Year’s Eve wedding. We would like to travel on Monday/Tuesday, returning the follo(...)

Primark in Newcastle. Photograph: Press Association

Two teenage girls have appeared in court charged with kidnapping a two-year-old with the intention of committing a sexual offence. The girls, aged 13(...)

Two pigs’ heads were discovered outside a building in west Belfast at 10.30am on Saturday in north Belfast.

Police in Belfast are investigating an apparent “race hate” incident after two pigs’s heads with racially offensive writing on them were left outside (...)

Bergen is known as the cultural capital of Norway

I am a student travelling to Bergen, Norway in August, for three months as part of the Erasmus programme. While there, I am hoping to see as much a(...)

Berwick Rangers players celebrate a goal scored against Rangers in their home ground in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England.  As close to Edinburgh as it is to Newcastle, its football team plays in the Scottish league. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Eight stocky men march along the imposing town ramparts, longbows and spears slung over their shoulders and heavy armour breastplates stitched onto th(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

 The King Seaways passenger ship. British police are questioning a passenger on board the ferry after a fire in a cabin room sparked an emergency rescue and forced it to return to Newcastle. Photograph: EPA/DFDS Seaways
Two held over North Sea ferry blaze
  • UK
  • December 29, 2013, 08:32

Two men have been arrested after a fire on board a ferry sparked an emergency rescue and forced it to return to Newcastle. Two crew members and four p(...)

Fionn Davenport
Fionn Davenport's travel desk

AND ALL THAT JAZZ Readers of these pages will guess that I’m pretty excited about direct flights from Dublin to Marrakesh, and this week I(...)

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