Nissan set to decide whether Sunderland plant will build new Qashqai

Nissan will decide next month whether its Wearside plant will build a third generation of the best-selling Qashqai, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn has revealed.
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The Sun front page reporting calls for Gary Lineker to be sacked by the BBC.

Gary Lineker Twitter storm poll: Did Match of the Day host cross the line?

Gary Lineker has admitted his comments about child refugees had led him to get "a bit of a spanking" - but is confident his TV presenting job is safe.
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Last night's Question Time panel (from left)  Yanis Varoufakis, Lisa Duffy, Angela Rayner, David Dimbleby, Ken Clarke and Conrad Black.

Question Time screening sparks Hartlepool Twitter storm

Hartlepool found itself the focus of social media last night as Question Time came to town.

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HMS Duncan (centre), observing Russian Kirov Class Battlecruiser (left) and Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which are part of a Russian task group, during transit through the North Sea.

Royal Navy monitors Russian warships passing North East coast

The Royal Navy has been monitoring a Russian war fleet as it entered British waters and passed through the North Sea.
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British Home Stores is closing.

Former BHS boss ruined the firm ‘then wanted credit for keeping it alive’ - Iain Wright

Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green needs to ‘get his chequebook’ out to plug the massive hole in the shop chain’s pension fund, Hartlepool MP Iain Wright said today.

Former Chancellor George Osborne

IAIN WRIGHT: Northern Powerhouse must include Hartlepool

In Parliament last week I asked the former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne what his Northern Powerhouse initiative had ever done for the North East.

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First 100 days of Theresa May: How new PM has broken away from David Cameron's path

In her first 100 days as Prime Minister, Theresa May has broken away from David Cameron's policy agenda in several key areas.
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Land behind Nelson Lane where plans have been submitted for 50 new homes

New 50-home Hartlepool housing development given the green light

Plans for a new 50-home development in Hartlepool have been approved by councillors.

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Longscar Centre, Seaton Carew

Debate on Longscar centre continues to rage

A Government appointed planning inspector’s decision not to allow Hartlepool council to buy a neglected building has continued to provoke reaction from Mail readers.

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University Hospital of Hartlepool

Hartlepool health body questions selection of hospital boss as leader for new NHS plans

A civic leader has questioned the choice of a local hospital boss to lead new large-scale plan for change in the NHS after the removal of services from Hartlepool hospital.

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Longscar Centre, Seaton Carew

Council considering options after Longscar takeover bid refused

Council chiefs say they are considering their options after Government inspectors rejected a bid to takeover Seaton Carew’s neglected Longscar building.

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Former Longscar Hall, Seaton Carew.

Planning inspector refuses council’s Longscar compulsory purchase order

Government inspectors have refused a Hartlepool Borough Council bid to takeover the derelict Longscar building.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

New challenge to Corbyn over Labour's anti-Semitism issue

Tories claim Labour has a "very real problem with anti-Semitism" after a damning independent report said Jeremy Corbyn has failed to provide leadership in tackling the issue.

Health campaigners speak in support of the Hartlepool hospital and the NHS

Protesters have converged on Hartlepool to speak out in support of the town’s hospital and of their fears for the future of the NHS.

Hartlepool Civic Centre.

Court ruling leads to cash-strapped Hartlepool Council facing near £350,000 care bill

Councillors have hit out at being landed with a bill of almost £350,000 a year after the number of applications to deprive care home residents of their liberty has rocketed.

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Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn. Picture: Press Association.

Nissan boss 'confident UK remains competitive' after Brexit talks with May

Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has said he is confident the UK will remain a "competitive place to do business", following crunch talks on Brexit with Theresa May.
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The mine closures had a devastating impact on North East communities.

On this day in 1992, 31,000 miners lost their jobs at the stroke of a pen

It has been exactly 24 years since the British coal mining industry was dealt a heavy blow when the Government announced the closure of 31 out of 50 deep coal mines across the country.

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The move is understood to have hit online sales rather than products in Tesco stores. Picture: Press Association.

14 products you might struggle to buy at Tesco - thanks to Brexit

One of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers has been accused of "exploiting consumers" amid the falling value of the pound after a pricing row with Tesco left the supermarket low on household items such as Marmite, Flora and Persil.

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Question Time host David Dimbleby. (Photo: BBC).

BBC Question Time is set to return to Hartlepool

Question Time is coming back to Hartlepool.

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Nissan. Picture by PA

'It's not chatter, it's real people's jobs' - Sunderland MP lays into Brexit Minister over Nissan

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott has laid into Brexit Secretary David Davis over Nissan's future in Sunderland during a debate in Parliament.
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