The German-born movement held its first British rally in Newcastle today. A counter-demonstration outnumbered Pegida’s supporters by at least five to one.
Dip your toes in these waters.
And more importantly, which side of photos should you stand on?
Nigel Farage has forecast that UKIP will finish at least second in every parliamentary contest in the North East in May. What does he hope will be the secret to his party’s success? Wooing working-class voters.
Decades of below-par building statistics mean we could soon be paying even more for homes.
Hoy man, get yasel awah here and see if yeh can dee Geordie, like.
You can only do so many bar crawls. Get some culture into your life, and step off the tourist trail in Tyne & Wear.
We’ll find out, low rail adhesion be damned.
Grab a pint. (And yes, we know one of these is in Gateshead.)
We throw polling figures at each other in conversation — but should we? We find out how polls are carried out, and how few people are required to actually change the results.
Because no one loves their scran quite like Geordies. And there’s more to our region than a Greggs sausage roll.
The UK’s graduate job market might be on the up, but the opportunities are often low-skilled, leaving many graduates wondering if their expensive educations were worth the cost.
OpenSSL’s founder will announce a $50,000-per-year donation sponsorship from the Chinese IT company Huawei, bringing the total of Chinese funding of internet security to $210,000.
National newspaper relies on stereotypes, irks region. Region responds in outrage.
The Heartbleed bug put the spotlight on OpenSSL, the security toolkit used by many of the internet’s biggest sites and looked after primarily by two men who’ve never met in person. For the first time, Steve Marquess and Stephen Henson speak about how they became the overworked, underpaid stewards of our online security.
UKIP’s “biggest ever public meeting” was held last night in the north east of England. BuzzFeed asked attendees a simple question: why UKIP?
Twenty years ago Newcastle was run down and destitute. Now it’s home to the U.K.’s second most vibrant tech sector behind Silicon Roundabout. And those involved see no reason it can’t be one of Europe’s brightest lights too.
Either Russians have been very happy with their President’s performance for 14 years running or people in the west are really pessimistic.
A think tank suggests a “Boris of the North” is needed to counteract the north-south divide. A strong voice would be helpful, but it’ll take much more than that.