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‘This wasn’t just me’: doctor who helped save Newcastle fan hailed as hero
A hospital doctor who performed CPR on a stricken Newcastle United fan has admitted that hearing thousands of Gallowgate end fans chanting ‘hero’ was one of the best moments of his life

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Braids/Cheer Up Slug review – lively double bill mines young identity
The Durham miners’ gala features in both these short plays exploring contrasting experiences of race and class

Mark Fisher

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Newcastle United sale is a new low in football’s corruption by money | Letters
Letters: The Premier League may soon regret allowing the takeover, writes Joe McCarthy, while Michael McCarthy says it shows how little power fans have. Michael Herron believes money has rotted the game and Dr Chris Haughton suggests a visit to Saudi Arabia by the Toon Army

Letters

10, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Jailed Saudi aid worker’s sister hits out at Newcastle takeover
Sentence of 20 years for alleged critic of regime was upheld a day before controversial football deal was sealed

Michael Savage

09, Oct, 2021 @3:14 PM

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‘Not a lot we can do about human rights’: Newcastle fans cheer takeover
Saudi-led buyout of Premier League club delights almost all supporters despite criticism of deal from human rights groups

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

07, Oct, 2021 @5:09 PM

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‘They wanted to end masculinity’: the artist inspired by anti-sexist men’s groups
Albert Potrony’s exhibition turns Gateshead’s Baltic into a giant creche, inspired by a radical Dutch playground architect and the forgotten feminist men’s movement of the early 70s

Steve Rose

27, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Shine review – a positively radiant one-man show
Kema Sikazwe – AKA actor and rapper Kema Kay – performs a sunny, charming but vulnerable musical monologue about growing up in the northeast of England

Mark Fisher

12, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘2020 was a damp squib’: Great North Run veterans hail its return
Ron Snaith and Bob Hepburn have run every edition since half-marathon event’s inception in 1981

Alex Mistlin

10, Sep, 2021 @12:31 PM

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Off the menu? UK alfresco dining faces autumn dilemma
Councils are considering whether to continue the emergency Covid measures for hospitality firms

Sarah Butler

03, Sep, 2021 @11:58 AM

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BBC presenter Lisa Shaw died of Covid vaccine complications, coroner finds
Shaw died of a brain haemorrhage caused by a blood clot three weeks after her first AstraZeneca dose

Damien Gayle

26, Aug, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Boots launches on-demand delivery trial with Deliveroo
Customers can order medicines for mild ailments, makeup, toiletries and more from 14 stores

Jasper Jolly

23, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Bid to save River Tyne swing bridge that just won’t swing
Despite £1m spent on the 1876 landmark, last week’s big relaunch in Newcastle was a failure

Harriet Sherwood

22, Aug, 2021 @5:15 AM

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