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Medical Volunteers in the North East Help Kurds to Stand on Their Own Two Feet

Gary Kent | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

Over three hundred people from NHS bodies with their friends came together recently for a glittering charity ball in Newcastle Civic Centre. They had gathered to support and raise funds for Kurdish born orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Deiary Kader who founded the Newcastle-Gateshead Medical Volunteers to bring much needed medical relief to Kurds back in Erbil.

Turner Prize Heading To Glasgow

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | Home

The Turner Prize is going north of the border for the first time after it was announced that it will be presented in Glasgow in two years' time. Th...

Sam Parker

Newcastle Art Cuts: How Losing 100% Will Affect The North's Culture Capital

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 20.12.2012 | Home

Following news that Newcastle City Council is planning to cut 100% of its spending on arts and culture, former Newcastle resident Sam Parker returns t...

'Doing a Newcastle'

Emily Sargent | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home
Emily Sargent

Newcastle City Council's Labour leader Nick Forbes claims he has no choice but to axe much of the Council's arts spend; but is he instead trying to execute a dangerous bid for more government money by holding the city's culture hostage?

It Could Be You.. And You: Couple BOTH Win Lottery

PA | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

A couple have won £96,527 on the lottery twice after accidentally buying two tickets, Camelot said on Friday. John Ord, 52, picked up a ticket at ...

Six Hospitalised After Gateshead Gas Explosion

PA | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

A police officer suffered serious burns to his face in a suspected gas blast that ripped through a house in Gateshead. Five others were injured in ...

Clegg Stuck On The Fence After Lib Dems Reject NHS Reforms

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat activists have defied their party's leadership by refusing to back the controversial NHS Reform Bill at their spring conference in Ga...

Clegg's Message To Osborne: Tax The Rich More

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK Politics

George Osborne "must" make the wealthiest pay more to help fund tax cuts for the less well off in next week's budget, Nick Clegg will tell his party's...

Clegg Wants A Tycoon Tax For The Super Rich

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg said he wants to go after millionaires who dodge levies on their wealth by introducing a "tycoon tax". The Deputy Prime Minister claims ...