Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Empire statue Terpsichore back in place after repair works


Family of murdered Tipu Sultan speak of "struggle" without him

The family of a popular dad gunned down outside his takeaway say they have been left with a huge financial loss after his murder.


Brave Bradley Lowery wishes supporters a Merry Christmas as he switches on festive lights


Anarchy in Sunderland? Punk exhibition opens at city museum

Sunderland has remembered its punk roots with the launch of a British Library exhibition in the city.

The scene of a road traffic accident, as dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

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Former mining community honoured with new Ray Lonsdale statue

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Loghan and Hayden MacDonald at the Junior Great North Run 2016.

Caring brothers recognised for efforts to raise hundreds for charity

Bradley Lowery switches on the Christmas lights in Durham

Battling Bradley Lowery lights up city with Christmas lights switch-on


JULIE ELLIOTT: Hope at last for new courts for Sunderland

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Lamine Kone impressed against Leicester. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland boss reveals the reason behind Lamine Kone’s improved form

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Patrick van Aanholt goes down under Danny Simpson's challenge, but Sunderland's penalty appeals were waved away. Picture by Frank Reid

Jordan Pickford, the in-form Premier stopper, plus five other things we learned from Sunderland’s win

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Jermain Defoe celebrates his eighth goal of the season. Picture by FRANK REID

Jermain Defoe fantastic but Victor Anichebe unbelievable again for Sunderland

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Jamie Vardy: Dejected striker can't find net

Leicester City in relegation fight admits Claudio Ranieri after Sunderland close gap to champions

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David Moyes salutes "best performance" after Sunderland move closer to safety in 2-1 win over Leicester

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Sunderland hero Jermain Defoe reflects on 2-1 win over Leicester City

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Sunderland 2 Leicester City 1: Black Cats just a point off safety after superb win over champions

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Sunderland 2 Leicester City 1: How Black Cats fans enjoyed slaying the champions on Twitter

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Duncan Watmore fires in a shot. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland 2 Leicester City 1: Match ratings, Defoe on mark again in vital win

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Black Francis of Pixies at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pic: Gary Welford.

REVIEW: Pixies, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Emeli Sande will play a date in the North East next October.

Emeli Sandé announces North East date for 2017 arena tour

Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro in action at the Metro Radio Arena.

REVIEW: Biffy Clyro, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Share your pictures with us for Santa Paws!

Santa Paws 2016: Send us your festive pet pictures

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The Staith House on North Shields Fish Quay.

REVIEW: Why The Staith House is reeling diners in from across the North East

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Tails of the Sea

Sunderland hopes to give a Snowdog a home