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2012-01-25 18:30:00

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) coordinated with the National Council on US-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) to host “Afternoon Tea and a Conversation with Mrs.

2010-10-26 08:50:00

-- 'An Evening with Tony Blair' to feature Charlie Rose in conversation with Tony Blair on the Challenges and Opportunities in this Increasingly Globalized World -- SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

2009-09-02 17:00:51

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday. Blair will be the guest on Tuesday's edition of the late-night chat show. Prime minister of Britain from 1997 to 2007, Blair has since started the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which promotes respect and understanding between the major religions and makes the case for faith as a force for good in the modern world, CBS noted in a release.

2008-08-27 09:00:49

CRIME and safety teams met with residents yesterday to discover which issues and areas of their neighbourhood need targeting in a clean-up operation.

2008-08-07 18:00:00

By Christopher Knox THE new chief executive of a company that develops fingerprint technology to help catch criminals has said it is poised to float on the stock market.

2008-07-28 06:01:05

VOTES were being counted last night as The Northern Echo went to press in a byelection that could see the British National Party (BNP) win its first seat in the region.

2008-07-28 06:01:05

By Catherine Priestley A STRIKING piece of public art that will stand at the entrance of one of the region?s biggest business parks has begun to take shape. The 16-metre steel structure is intended to become a landmark on the edge of Aycliffe Business Park, in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

2008-06-26 09:02:58

By Catherine Priestley PARENTS whose children would attend a proposed new school if two merge have been airing their hopes and fears about the plan.

2008-06-21 09:00:25

By Chris Fay A DEVELOPER hoping to build one of the region's most ecofriendly housing estates was refused planning permission, yesterday. Yuill Homes applied to build up to 400 homes in Newton Aycliffe, between Greenfield Way, Middridge Road and the Cobblers Hall estate.

2008-06-20 18:00:30

CONSULTATION has begun on a proposal to merge two secondary schools in County Durham. Durham County Council's proposal would see a new school being built to replace Spennymoor Comprehensive School and Tudhoe Grange School.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'