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Labour too focused on Westminster politics, says North of Tyne mayor
Jamie Driscoll says party should highlight work of mayors like him, Andy Burnham and Sadiq Khan

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

26, Mar, 2023 @2:50 PM

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‘They are formidable creatures’: life with Northumberland’s rare white wild cattle
Chillingham’s herd are survivors of animals that once roamed Britain’s forests – but are now rarer than pandas

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

26, Mar, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Memorial to St Cuthbert restored to Lindisfarne after nearly 500 years
English Heritage to unveil new monument after original removed during Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

17, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Girl with deadly inherited condition is cured with gene therapy on NHS
Teddi Shaw, from Northumberland, first recipient on health service of Libmeldy, world’s most expensive drug

Andrew Gregory Health editor

15, Feb, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Britishvolt ‘collapsed owing £120m’ as UK car industry reports dismal year
Several bids are understood to have been made for assets of failed electric vehicle battery startup

Jasper Jolly and John Collingridge

26, Jan, 2023 @6:01 AM

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Battery startup Britishvolt enters administration as rescue talks fail
Staff told majority of firm’s 300 employees would be immediately made redundant on Tuesday morning

Alex Lawson and Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Northvolt v Britishvolt: clarity v confusion in the great electric car battery race | Nils Pratley
Fast action in global gigafactory race is happening outside UK, as Swedish pacesetter shows

Nils Pratley

11, Jan, 2023 @1:05 PM

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Thor the walrus heads back to sea after overnight stay in Blyth
Animal seen leaving Northumberland coastal town at 7am, where he rested after swimming from Scarborough

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

03, Jan, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Walrus swims north to Northumberland after Yorkshire recuperation
Thor, seen in Hampshire and Scarborough – where fireworks were cancelled to spare him distress – has now been spotted in Blyth

Jane Clinton

02, Jan, 2023 @5:32 PM

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Country diary: Hills and valleys where packhorses used to tread | Susie White
Killhope Law, Northumberland: We are following the Carrier’s Way, a packhorse route that brought lead ore from one valley to the other

Susie White

12, Dec, 2022 @10:39 AM

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Britishvolt staves off collapse with five weeks of funding and steep staff pay cut
Mining giant Glencore stumps up cash as EV battery startup seeks buyer or investors to avoid administration

Mark Sweney and Jasper Jolly

02, Nov, 2022 @12:33 PM

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How did Britishvolt go from charged startup to ‘life support’ patient?
Proposed battery factory in north-east of England attracted serious backers despite founders’ lack of expertise

Jasper Jolly

01, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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