North East MPs tell PM Theresa May: Reveal Government 'guarantees' to Nissan over Brexit

A group of North East Labour MPs have written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to make public any Brexit 'guarantees' given to Nissan.

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Network Rail is carrying out a6million maintenance programme on the track north of York.

Train users warned of weekend disruption between York and Newcastle

Train passengers have been warned of months of weekend disruption between North East stations and York.

Have you bought the biscuits?

Product recall: B&M biscuits recalled due to allergen fears

B&M has recalled a range of biscuits owing to ingredients which could cause a health risk not being correctly labelled.

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of Nissan

Government ‘gambling’ with Sunderland’s future says MP after Nissan boss reveals post-Brexit ‘review’ of car plant

Nissan will review the competitiveness of its car plant in Sunderland once the final outcome of Brexit negotiations becomes clear, the Japanese company's chief executive has said.

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BT has announced a raft of price increases.

BT hikes prices for all broadband and TV customers

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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Cash machine fees could be on the way after bank ATM dispute

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.


Men from North East wanted to become Butlers in the Buff

Attractive, approachable men who are also happy to bare all are being sought for a part-time job that pays around £25 an hour.

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39 North East eateries to try during Vegan Restaurant Week as Veganuary continues

Vegans and the vegan-curious are being offered a wealth of special offers and dining options as North East eateries embrace Vegan Restaurant Week.
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Second-hand tyres putting drivers' lives at risk

Dangerous second-hand tyres are putting motorists' lives at risk, councils have warned - with a local authority finding one such tyre stocked to be 23 years old.
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The A1 will be closed between J65 and J66 while the North Dene footbridge at Birtley is replaced. Pic: Google Maps.

Drivers warned of A1 weekend closures as footbridge is replaced

A busy stretch of the A1 in the North East will be closed this weekend for replacement of a worn-out footbridge.

Greggs sausage rolls are a firm favourite with customers.

Airport passengers will be able to bag a pasty from new-look Greggs

The countdown has begun to the day passengers can get their Greggs fix once again as they come and go from the North East’s leading airport.

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Banking giant Lloyds has been named the most inclusive employer in the country by the equality charity Stonewall. Pic: PA.

Five North East employers make it onto most LGBT-friendly list

Several North East employers have made it onto a list of the 100 most inclusive in the country.

Picture by PA.

Royal Mail hit by sharp drop in letters over Christmas

Royal Mail has revealed a sharp drop in letter mailing in the busy festive season as business worries over Brexit-hit marketing post.

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The supplier has scored the lowest in an annual energy company customer satisfaction survey for the seventh year in a row.

Npower bottom of energy customer satisfaction survey

Npower has scored the lowest in an annual energy company customer satisfaction survey for the seventh year running.
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Manager at the Renew store, Middleton Grange shopping centre, Hartlepool, Shannon Murphy (centre) helping Kirsty Buttery (left) of Hartlepool Families First and Annie Stalley (right) of Help Alfie Walk choose as many items as they can from the shop for the charities to sell on to raise funds.

Store gives away stock for two great Hartlepool causes

Shelves of a Hartlepool entertainment store were cleared in an event that provided big boosts to two town charities.

Conmen use iTunes vouchers to generate cash by targetting vulnerable people

iTunes scammers steal £7,000 from elderly woman, 80

An elderly woman was tricked out of £7,000 within a matter of days after conman used an iTunes scam to drain her of cash.

The latest job figures have been announced by the Government.

More search for jobs in town while North East figures at near high

More people in Hartlepool are out of work now compared to 12 months ago, despite employment across the region hitting a near high.

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EE has been fined 2.7million for overcharging 40,000 customers

EE fined £2.7million for overcharging 40,000 mobile phone customers

Mobile phone firm EE has been fined £2.7million by Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of customers.

London-based Naturist Cleaners is on the hunt for women to do household chores in the nude.

Naked female cleaners wanted for £45 an hour jobs

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses in the North East for £65 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

John Wood, left, and Rob Collier, in the new-look offices.

Lots of interest in revamped Hartlepool Mail building

Sixteen firms have already showed an interest in moving into a revamped Hartlepool building.

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