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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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Accenture's North-east Managing Director, Bob Paton, said: "As a technology company with a strong heritage in the North-east we are delighted to be sponsoring the Digital and Social Media category.
Also, two Chief Ministers from neighbouring Myanmar - HE U Thar Aye, Chief Minister of Sagaing Region and HE U Ye Myint, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region will attend the Inaugural Session of the Summit as Special Guests of Honour and share their perspectives on North-East Myanmar trade & economic exchanges.
I WAS joined by 25 North-East business leaders this week at CBI national conference in London to ask questions of Gordon Brown, David Cameron and the Lib Dem Leadership Candidates, Chris Huhne and Nick Clegg .
The competition on Heathrow's Facebook page saw the North-east go head-to-head with the North West, Northern Ireland and the Midlands.
NORTH-EAST companies are being urged to look overseas to secure their futures after it emerged just 1,000 firms export on a regular basis.
A NEW director has been appointed at manufacturers' group EEF to give the North-east stronger support.
The event next month at St Chad's College aims to explore the changes which may be necessary if the North-East is to meet the challenge of climate change, say organisers.
James Ramsbotham, NECC Chief Executive, says: "For many years the North-east has excelled in the field of exports.
THE most prestigious prizes recognising business success in the North-East have gained a high quality new sponsor.
North-east industries and local authorities must work together with Government to deliver the infrastructure the region needs to compete, according to three leading engineering bodies.
THE GOVERNMENT yesterday admitted its transport policy errors - but a pledge to address "chronic under-investment" in the roads network got only a lukewarm reception in the North-East.
The North-east side took part in their last set of fixtures at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre.

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