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Row of wins puts Newcastle on top

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm discusses the BUCS 4s and 8s Head as this years' event takes place on the Tyne...

Unlucky Olympians

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The Courier reviews the top blunders, misfortunes and unlucky performances in past Olympic Games...

Golden Oldie: The Godfather: Part III

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Our Golden Oldie this week is The Godfather: Part III. Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm defends the final chapter of the trilogy...

Another year, another defeat

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm reports as Northumbria make it five years in a row against Newcastle...

Vice-Chancellor voices support for striking staff

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Professor Chris Day, the Vice-Chancellor and President of Newcastle University, has expressed support for staff striking in protest at changes to their pensions. Staff at 64...

Newcastle out for a duck against Swans

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm reports on the gala of 24 swimming races at Northumbria Sport Central...

Student Satisfaction: Survey-ing A Loss?

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Mark Sleightholm questions whether the National Student Survey is worth our time...

Newcastle fencers sharp to the max

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm reports on Newcastle's "smashing" performance in the Fencing ...

Word of the Week: Pasteurise

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Today we associate pasteurisation mainly with milk, but the technique was originally developed to stop wine and beer from spoiling. While the principle of boiling liquids to kill...

Nifty Nighthawks hold off Northumbria to avenge defeat

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Sports Editor Mark Sleightholm reports as Newcastle take the win in the inaugural Stan Calvert Korfball match...