MoneySuperMarket fined £80k for sending millions of unwanted marketing emails

MoneySuperMarket has been fined £80,000 for ignoring customers' marketing email opt-outs.


Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

Video footage has been released of two cars racing each other at dangerous speeds through the Tyne Tunnel.
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Coun Iain Malcolm, Gavin Cordwell-Smith of Hellens Group and David Land of the North East LEP at Monkton Business Park.

More than 100 new jobs to be created after £5million South Tyneside development gets green light

More than 100 jobs are expected to be created after permission was granted for a £5million new industrial development on South Tyneside.
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An artist's impression on how the treehouses would look

Luxury treehouse rooms planned for North East hotel

A North East hotel plans to branch out - with the creation of six luxury treehouses.

Mike Ashley

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley sees Sports Direct profits drop 58% after Brexit hits the pound

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has revealed annual profits more than halved after it was left exposed by the pound's plunge following the Brexit vote.

Extra Metro trains will be running across the weekend.

Extra Metro trains confirmed for Sunderland International Airshow this weekend

If you fancy heading down to the coast for this year’s Sunderland International Airshow, there will be extra Metro trains running.
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Jake Bugg. Photo by Tom Oxley

Win: Tickets to Jake Bugg’s North East gig

One of the UK’s brightest music stars, Jake Bugg, is set to rock Newcastle when he kicks off the return of the city’s outdoor live music spectacular, Live From Times Square – and you could be there for free.

The charges will stop next year. Picture: PA.

Charges for card payments to be banned from next year, government reveals

"Rip-off" surcharges levied by companies on customers who pay with debit or credit cards are to end at the beginning of next year, the Government has announced.

The new Jane Austen 10 banknote will be issued on September 14. Pic: Bank of England/PA Wire.

10 things you need to know about the new Jane Austen tenner

A new £10 note celebrating Jane Austen has been unveiled by the Bank of England on the 200th anniversary of the author's death.
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Lucy Armstrong has a wealth of boardroom experience.

Port of Tyne appoints new chair

The boss of a North East business consultancy has been appointed as the new chair of the Port of Tyne.

Syed Alom

Takeaway owner launches fight against Just Eat in business battle

A takeaway boss is taking on the might of an international online food ordering firm in a battle for business survival.

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How much did your premium cost this year?

'Dramatic increase' in motor insurance premiums

Drivers are paying record amounts for their car insurance, with average premiums up 11% in the last year, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said.

Sodastream have tested the Beer Bar in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Sodastream trials beer concentrates which create 5% lager

Sodastream is looking to lock down a beer partnership that will help shake up the home brewing market and push its carbonated water machines into a growing number of homes across the UK.

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At the presentation are, from left, Angus Fergusson, Phil Dixon, Rachel Turnbull, chief executive officer at TT2, Graham Pearce, chairman of the RTA, Mick Ayre and Simon King.

Tyne Tunnel staff prove they’re top operators

Seven employees of TT2 Limited, operators of the Tyne Tunnels, are celebrating after becoming the first candidates in the UK to achieve the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Road Tunnel Operations.

Work on the Lindisfarne junction

End in sight for Lindisfarne roadworks - but more to come at Tyne Tunnel

Months of work on one of South Tyneside's busiest roads comes to an end this week.
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Students taking part in a Constructionarium at Marsden Quarry.

Students dig in at Marsden Quarry to get insight into industry

Students have been given an insight into opportunities in the construction industry with a week of events on South Tyneside.

Make sure you don't get caught out

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

There are delays across the Metro network this morning

Late-running modernisation work means Metro delays

There are delays across the Metro network this morning after modernisation work overran.

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Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley.

Sports Direct set to reveal profits slump after eventful year for Mike Ashley

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley's Sports Direct is expected to reveal a slump in profits next week after an eventful year for the scandal-hit retailer and a high-profile court battle.

RAF Typhoons

£120million investment in UK air power to 'keep UK safe and sustain jobs'

A £120million investment in UK air power will ensure the Armed Forces have the "best equipment and training available" to keep the country safe, the Defence Secretary has said.
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