North of England

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Want levelling up? Stop running everything from London | Letters
Letters: Nicholas Falk recommends the German model of devolving financial powers to cities and regions. Plus letters from Sushila Dhall and Kim Loader

05, Feb, 2023 @5:30 PM

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Fraudulent travel agent who pretended to have terminal cancer jailed
Durham court heard Lyne Barlow’s £1.2m fraud also involved stealing financial identity of her mother

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @5:49 PM

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Nicola Bulley: partner of missing woman talks of search ‘brick wall’
Paul Ansell says mystery impossible to comprehend as potential witness says she does not know anything

Jamie Grierson

03, Feb, 2023 @10:33 AM

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Home Office shelves plans to house asylum seekers in Southport Pontins
Sefton council understands Ainsdale site no longer under consideration after objections about access and impact on tourism

Jamie Grierson

03, Feb, 2023 @8:20 AM

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Two North East ambulance service directors quit amid damning report
Dr Mathew Beattie and Sarah Rushbrooke had both been working out six-month notice periods

Helen Pidd North of England editor

02, Feb, 2023 @5:35 PM

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‘People don’t vanish’: family of missing Nicola Bulley appeal for information
Police release timeline of last known movements of missing Lancashire woman

Helen Pidd North of England editor

02, Feb, 2023 @5:33 PM

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NHS trust investigated over alleged potential edits to records after death of patient
Charlie Millers, 17, was found dead in his room at Prestwich mental health hospital in December 2020

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Bright lights, big cities: cash and HS2 are not the only keys to renewing the north, Andy Burnham | Simon Jenkins
Civic magnetism also depends on creativity, glamour and tourist appeal, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

27, Jan, 2023 @1:10 PM

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Rishi Sunak has never paid a penalty to HMRC, No 10 says, amid growing pressure over Nadhim Zahawi – as it happened
Downing Street releases statement after days of refusing to say whether or not PM ever paid a penalty to revenue body

Andrew Sparrow

25, Jan, 2023 @6:57 PM

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Michael Gove briefly meets one mayor at northern conference
Levelling up secretary talks of ‘partnership’ in speech but has little time to hear local leaders’ concerns

Helen Pidd North of England editor

25, Jan, 2023 @5:17 PM

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What would a genuine plan for levelling up the north of England look like? Ask a German | Andy Burnham
They have laws requiring equality between the states and a funding regime to make it happen. Imagine that kind of Britain, says Manchester mayor Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham

25, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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North of England ‘would rank second worst for investment’ if OECD country
Thinktank says of advanced economies, only Greece would have lower public and private investment

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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