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3:28pm Friday 28th February 2014
The diary of Gunner George James lays bare the horrors soldiers experienced during the First World War. In the second installment from his diary, lent to us by John Tyson of Eaglescliffe, the Littletown-born Royal Field Artillery gunner has been withdrawn about 20 miles from the frontline at Ypres
3:13pm Friday 28th February 2014
IT says much of what the uninitiated would need to know about Bistro 21 that when we told friends of our plans for a cold, wet Wednesday in mid-February, a quiet, unspoken envy would cloud their eyes.
3:02pm Friday 28th February 2014
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2:19pm Friday 21st February 2014
12:46pm Friday 21st February 2014
A FARM shop is a farm shop, isn’t it? A draughty barn filled with some good things but also some produce that you wouldn’t touch with a barge pole. And usually only reached by navigating a slippy farmyard reeking of over-cooked slurry.
12:43pm Friday 21st February 2014
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12:06pm Friday 7th February 2014
AS diplomatic postings go, it must have seemed like a plum job. So when Matthew Barzun woke up just a few days after taking over as US Ambassador to the UK to The Sun’s front page screaming ‘Death Notice: The Special Relationship’, it’s perhaps no surprise he got a few teasing e-mails from friends back home.
11:58am Friday 7th February 2014
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12:29pm Friday 31st January 2014
12:25pm Friday 31st January 2014
ITALIAN cuisine has always been a firm favourite in my family. I have fond childhood memories of my mother emerging from the kitchen with a steaming dish of lasagne, packed full of meat and topped with melted cheese.
12:21pm Friday 31st January 2014
2:03pm Friday 24th January 2014
AS you flick through the TV channels, you may come across a scene in some old movie, probably in black and white and a bit crackly, showing a buxom blonde screaming incessantly as swarms of long-fanged bats dart around her, biting at her face and scratching their cruel talons through her perfect peroxide weave.
1:58pm Friday 24th January 2014
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2:27pm Friday 10th January 2014
WHEN Welshman Stewart Watkins stepped down as boss of Business Durham in July, to make way for West Midlandsborn Dr Simon Goon, he left a legacy of projects that helped bring thousands of jobs to the region.
2:19pm Friday 10th January 2014
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2:31pm Friday 20th December 2013
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A LEAGUE table showing that the UK is falling behind our global rivals when it comes to tests in maths, reading and science taken by 15-year-olds was described by employers as ‘‘a wake-up call’’ to Britain.
1:03pm Friday 6th December 2013
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12:46pm Friday 6th December 2013
PRIDE is the reason that Wearsider Terry Deary decided to return to the world of history, two years after he ended his 35-year career as the highly-successful writer of children’s books like Horrible Histories.
2:04pm Friday 29th November 2013
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1:55pm Friday 29th November 2013
A NEW exhibition exploring robots opened in Durham last weekend. Robots, robot parts, film props and collectible toy robots are all on display in Durham University’s Palace Green Library, in Durham City.
2:58pm Friday 22nd November 2013
THE Sunday morning training session is gruelling and relentless. For an hour-and-a-half, young boxers subject themselves to a tough regime of warm-ups – stretching, running, skipping and shadow boxing, the practice of throwing punches into thin air, which is perhaps a fitting analogy for the animosity which has existed between some of Durham’s locals and students.
2:46pm Friday 22nd November 2013