Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-06-10–2019-06-12

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Power Up The North: ChronicleLive is demanding our region stops being ignored

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Power Up The North: We demand our region stops being ignored Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Today ChronicleLive is teaming up with newspapers and websites across the region to demand the shackles are taken off the North. Our Power Up The North campaign calls on the main political parties to spell out what they intend to do, and how they will work with others, to narrow the North-South divide. If the North was an independent country, we'd be the ninth largest economy in Europe - and that's despite decades of under-investment and being taken for...

Pro-Brexit pervert falsely claimed indecent images of children were planted by political opponents

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David Monkhouse, who admitted downloading indecent images of children (Image: ncjMedia / Northumbria Police) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A pervert caught with vile indecent images of children falsely claimed he had been framed because of his pro-Brexit views. David Monkhouse had downloaded some of the most serious types of videos and pictures of children as young as eight, a court heard. In an effort to avoid justice, he told police others must have put the sick material on his computer because of his political stance. Now, the "isolated" 3...

Top politicians vow to back our region following Power up the North campaign

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News Top politicians vow to back our region following Power up the North campaign Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Tory leadership candidates Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt and the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse have all responded Share Power Up The North: We demand our region stops being ignored Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Some of the nation’s top politicians have vowed to back the North after ChronicleLive teamed up with newspapers and websites across the region to demand they explain how they will close the North-South divide. Our campaig...

Chef broke bones in friend's face while out celebrating birth of his baby

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News Chef broke bones in friend's face while out celebrating birth of his baby Former RAF man Jason Hutchinson, of Gateshead, was out celebrating the birth of his baby when he turned on his school friend Share Jason Hutchinson, who admitted GBH on his friend (Image: ncjMedia / Northumbria Police) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A thug who broke bones in the face of one of his best friends while out celebrating the birth of his baby has walked free - despite already being on a suspended sentence for GBH at the time. Head chef and former RAF man ...

Revealed: The amount the North East could lose once EU funding goes

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The Core at Newcastle Helix was built with EU funding Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Government plans to replace EU funding for the poorer regions of Europe could cost the North East £500m, according to campaigners. They said it would be “a historic disaster” if cash was diverted from the North to the South of England. The North East currently receives EU cash designed to boost the economy in underdeveloped regions, known as structural funding. But while the Government has promised to replace this money with a new “Shared Prosperity Fund” afte...

Fewer than one in 10 North East employees would benefit from Boris Johnson's 'middle class' tax cut

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Fewer than one in 10 North East employees would benefit from Boris Johnson's 'middle class' tax cut Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson wants to cut taxes for people earning £50,000 or more Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Fewer than one in ten working people in the North East would benefit from Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson’s plan to cut income tax for people earning more than £50,000. Mr Johnson has set out plans to cut taxes for people earn...

Alarm as North East unemployment rises again - widening gap with rest of country

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A woman looking into the window of a job centre (Image: PA) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Business and political leaders have expressed their concerns after the North East saw a rise in unemployment at the same time that joblessness fell in most other parts of the country. Only the North East and the North West saw an increase in unemployment in the three months to April, with the North East seeing the biggest rise at 0.6% and having the worst rate in the country at 5.7%. The figures continue a worrying trend seen over the last year, with a g...

Woman kidnapped off streets by blackmailers who demanded £2,000 from partner not to cut her throat

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News Woman kidnapped off streets by blackmailers who demanded £2,000 from partner not to cut her throat Kenneth Cook, John Kyle and Christopher Brown are facing lengthy prison sentences after the woman was snatched in South Shields and held for four hours Share John Kyle, Christopher Brown and Kenneth Cook Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A woman was snatched off the streets by a gang of blackmailers who told her boyfriend they wanted £2,000 or they would cut her throat - in scenes "like something out of the movies". The terrified victim was hel...

Nigel Farage coming BACK to the North East - two days before 'milkshake suspect' is in court

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Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily Nigel Farage is returning to the North East for the first time since being doused in milkshake. And he's charging £50 for fans to pose for a picture with him. The Brexit Party leader is staging 'An Evening with Nigel Farage' at Durham's Ramside Hall on June 16. Nigel Farage who was swilled with milkshake whilst on a walkabout in Newcastle The 55-year-old was infamously doused in milkshake during a Newcastle walkabout in May. Paul Crowther, 32, was charged with common assault in connection with the incident. Video Loading Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now He is due to ap...

Tory leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom plans electric buses to boost the North

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Tory leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom plans electric buses to boost the North Andrea Leadsom is the latest Conservative leadership candidate to respond to the Power Up the North campaign Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily Conservative leadership candidate and former cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom says her government would invest more in transport across the North, if she becomes Prime Minister. And she revealed plans to introduce more electric buses to help people get to work. Ms Leadsom is the latest Tory leadership contender to respond to our Power Up the North campaign, which calls on all parties to put this region first and...