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Incredible Nativity Scene Found under Painting in North East Museum

Art experts recently discovered a hidden treasure highly appropriate to the Festive Season. Art conservators – from Newcastle’s Northumbria University – x-rayed a painting and...

Awards Offer £45,00 to Writers in the North

An awards scheme – which is being supported by Newcastle’s Northumbria University – is offering grants totalling £45,000 to help struggling writers in the...

Newcastle Student Sells Rare Trainers to Premier League Footballers

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A Newcastle student has started an innovative new business – selling rare, out-of-stock trainers. And his customers include some household names. Ollie Simpson, 21, started...

Newcastle Student Starts Business to Save World’s Oceans

A Newcastle student has launched an innovative business to help save the world’s oceans from the perils of pollution. Nathan Smith, 21 – a second-year...

Night Owls Have Worse Health, Newcastle Expert Says

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Many of us would classify ourselves as either night owls or early birds. While early birds may thrive best and be more alert in the morning...

Climate Change May Have Killed Neanderthals, Newcastle Researchers Say

Abrupt changes in climate may have been a significant cause of Europe’s Neanderthal humans dying out. That’s according to recent research involving academics from Newcastle’s...

North East Boffins Find Way to Stop Water Stains on Wineglasses

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Many dinner party hosts and car owners are driven mad by water stains – those pesky marks left by drying water on the surface...

Newcastle to See More Police Patrols in Post-Exam Party Period

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Newcastle and Northumbria Universities are working with Northumbria Police to ensure that a traditional student party period passes off peacefully. Many students like to let...