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Newcastle grad arrested for reporting on NYC protests

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While photographing the "pandemonium" between police and protesters, one officer threw Gray to the ground using his truncheon....

Making black lives matter – how can you help?

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If I say ‘black lives matter’ and you say ‘all lives matter’ then you realise the intentional killing of unarmed innocent black people is also your problem regardless of...

Reprimanding Maitlis makes her the media’s fall woman

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Holly Margerrison unpacks the complexity of impartiality in broadcasting....

George Floyd and the fight for equality

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Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Breonna Taylor. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. And now, George Floyd. All of these are names of members of the black community. All of these are names of...

North East company lends sewing machines to make gowns for the frontline

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Grace Piercy shines a light on the North East company helping the frontline..;...

Tyne Collective launches to support independent businesses

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Our twenty fourth good news story looks at how businesses are being helped so that the impact of Covid-19 lockdown is reduced....

All semester one lectures to be held online

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Students will continue have some on-campus face-to-face teaching each week....

Why Newcastle needs to fix its staff gender imbalance

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Hattie Metcalfe discusses the Courier's recent revelation that less than a third of all Newcastle professors self-identify as female....

Campaigners project ‘BA Betrayal’ onto Angel of the North

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The iconic landmark was lit up as Unite the Union launched their campaign against British Airways....

Less than a third of all Newcastle professors female

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Despite employing more female staff than male, less than one-third of all professors at Newcastle University are female....