UK flights hit by German airline strike
Monday 22 April 2013 6:00German airline Lufthansa has cancelled most of its flights scheduled today, including those to and from Newcastle, because of a strike over pay.
Carlyle grabs taxi firm for £300m
Monday 22 April 2013 6:00London minicab firm Addison Lee has been sold for £300m to private equity firm, the Carlyle Group.
From builder's yard to the Bar
Monday 22 April 2013 5:00A construction lawyer who started his career getting his boots dirty on building sites has joined Newcastle law firm Sintons.
Royal rewards for North East empires
Monday 22 April 2013 5:00North East engineering firms, clothing brands and recruiters are among the winners of this year's Queen's Awards which celebrate enterprise and international trade.
Chocolate, beer and the secrets of success
Monday 22 April 2013 5:00Some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs will share the secrets of their rise to power at an event in the region next month.
Jobs boost follows £200m power plant deal
Sunday 21 April 2013 22:00Sembcorp Industries is to build a £200m green power station in Teesside as part of a £1.2bn contract to convert Merseyside’s household waste into enough energy to power 63,000 homes.
Fund helps MJF clean up
Sunday 21 April 2013 22:00A North East commercial cleaning firm is aiming to add £1m to its annual turnover every year for the next five years as it branches out across the region and Yorkshire.
New Northumberland mining sites drawn up
Sunday 21 April 2013 22:00Plans to mine around a million additional tonnes of coal at two North East surface mines are to be unveiled.
Carney sees crisis with no quick fix
Friday 19 April 2013 6:00Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has labelled the UK a “crisis economy” as he reportedly played down talk of him leading a rapid turnaround of the country’s fortunes.
New £20m skills centre to be developed
Friday 19 April 2013 6:00Middlesbrough College will today outline plans for a £20m STEM Centre of Excellence to give apprentices a head start and help meet the needs of employers across the country.
Weekly investment report
Friday 19 April 2013 6:00
John Dance, chief investment officer and CEO of Vertem Asset Management, delivers his round up of risers and fallers this week.
Funding to help glass centre shine
Friday 19 April 2013 6:00Sunderland’s National Glass Centre has been given a £200,000 boost to its redevelopment programme.