Medieval cathedrals were fund raising powerhouses – it's time to let history live again.
The Great Exhibition of the North is putting paid to tired stereotypes of the region – but now, the North itself is becoming divided.
Where Tories fear to tread.
Despite efforts to appeal to the minds and the wallets of those in the north, the Tories have yet to win hearts.
Osborne's grand scheme needs solid foundations: and that's where architecture can lend a hand.
On average, more pupils in the South get five A*-C grades at GCSE than the North or Midlands.
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Can schools in the North and Midlands replicate the success of those in the South of England?
Tens of thousands have signed a petition for the north of England to join Scotland. But deeper cooperation rather than secession is the answer.
So it works like this…
The devolution of NHS budget to Manchester is part of a broader trend that allows central government enough control but without much of the responsibility for delivery or failure.
Has the north of England’s economy lit up?
In his budget speech, George Osborne claimed that the north grew faster than the south last year. Is he right?
It’s grim up North for the Tories.
The contest for 28 marginal seats could give a strong indication of the overall result in May.
Fog on the Tyne, but no parliament.
You can perhaps forgive the north of England for casting an envious glance across the border to Scotland. A yes vote in September could significantly enhance Scotland’s ability to determine its own economic…