Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-08-17–2019-08-20

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London still gets seven times as much transport funding as the North East

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London still gets seven times as much transport funding as the North East Five years after the Northern Powerhouse began, there are still massive gaps in investment Share A Metro at South Shields transport interchange (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) 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 Five years after the Northern Powerhouse was launched, the North East still receives just £1 in transport funding per person for every £7 spent in London. New analysis shows by think tank IPPR North shows that the huge investment gap continues. Researchers said the findi...

Top 10 funniest jokes of 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, according to UKTV's Dave

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What's On Top 10 funniest jokes of 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, according to UKTV's Dave See how many of Dave's annual award winners tickle you and your friends and family - and we've included an extra 20 to make you smile, or groan! Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest what's on 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 You may have already heard the one about the best joke at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival, but there are lots more here. And they might just inspire a day trip on the train from Newcastle , Durham or Northum...

MPs demand Boris Johnson recall Parliament so they can question his Brexit plans

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MPs demand Boris Johnson recall Parliament so they can question his Brexit plans Leaked documents suggest a 'no-deal' Brexit could lead to food and medicine shortages 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 MPs want to cut short their summer break and recall Parliament, so that they can debate Boris Johnson's plans to leave the European Union on October 31. More than 100 MPs from across the country have signed a letter to the prime minister, insisting MPs should return to Westmin...

Government accused of treating North East commuters as 'lesser citizens' over transport funding

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Government accused of treating North East commuters as 'lesser citizens' over transport funding Reaction to reports that transport funding is seven times higher in the North East than in London 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 North East residents are treated as "lesser citizens" with transport services neglected while investment is poured into the south of England, it has been claimed. There was a furious reaction after new analysis showed the North East still receives ju...