Thomas Essomba-Jay Harris: Commonwealth title rivals come face-to-face

Thomas Essomba and Jay Harris have come face-to-face in London - 24 hours before locking horns in the boxing ring.


Bradley Lowery to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game at Everton

Bradley Lowery is to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game against 'his second best team' Everton on Saturday, his family have said.

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Watch as Sunderland AFC fans meet new signings ahead of crucial Everton game

Excited Sunderland fans braved the rain for the chance to meet the club's latest signings.

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Echo photographer Stuart Norton captured waves crashing against Roker Pier.

Don't risk your life for Storm Doris pictures, would-be photographers warned

People are being warned not to risk their lives for photos of Storm Doris, as footage showed two would-be photographers being chased by waves on the Dorset coast.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan in The Walking Dead.

Walking Dead actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan blasts complaint which led to ban of 'racist' t-shirt from Primark

An actor whose famous line is at the centre of a "racist" t-shirt row has blasted the customer who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

Bryan Oviedo returns to Goodison Park this weekend

Everton boss Ronald Koeman on Sunderland's new signings & why he was impressed by Southampton defeat

Ronald Koeman says that Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo made the 'right decision' in leaving Everton for Sunderland.

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Lamine Kone celebrates his goal against Crystal Palace

Fan blog: Why I love Sunderland AFC, by eight-year-old Matthew Willis

I'm Matthew and I'm eight years old. I've supported Sunderland since I've been able to walk!

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Make sure you don't fall victim to the scam.

‘Can you hear me?’: Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in the North East are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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The launch of the Sunderland City Council Big Events with Coun John Kelly, runner Aly Dixon and Active Sunderland Development Officers Andrea Baldwin and David Purvis.

Revealed: Dates for Sunderland’s BIG Run, Ride and Walk in 2017

This year’s Active Sunderland BIG events programme is now up, running and accepting entries online.

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RECAP: Sunderland AFC news - Everton handed huge fitness boost, battle for number one spot, team and injury news

Sunderland are building up to a huge Premier League clash with Everton on Saturday, and we have all the latest.

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Mackie's Corner clock damage caused by high winds.

Storm Doris damages clock face of historic Sunderland building

A piece of Sunderland’s history hangs in the balance after Storm Doris’ winds whipped Wearside.

Romelu Lukaku in action against Sunderland

Sunderland AFC news: Everton handed triple fitness boost, Jeff Stelling hails Cats duo, Lee Cattermole impact

Everton have been handed a triple fitness boost ahead of the Sunderland match.

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How will you eat your pancakes on Tuesday?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

South Shields FC against Newport Pagnell at the weekend.

Here's how to get tickets to watch South Shields FC play in the FA Vase semi-final

Tickets for both legs of the Buildbase FA Vase semi-final between South Shields and Coleshill Town are set to go on sale next week.

Seaburn seafront

Have your say on Sunderland seafront plans

Seaburn needs you!

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Egret sighting not proof of global warming

Egret sighting not proof of global warming

According to Ged Taylor the sighting of a little egret in Boldon is definitely proof of global warming, really?

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Why weren’t we asked about Sunderland’s new music venue

Why weren’t we asked about Sunderland’s new music venue

Despite cuts to basic services Sunderland Council has come up with another project for a music venue without public consultation that will require taxpayers’ money to be thrown at it to keep it open.

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NHS needs investment

NHS needs investment

A BMA investigation into the cost of funding Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) paints a very worrying picture with at least £9.5billion needed in capital funding across the country to successfully deliver the plans.

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Your memories of a trip to Derwent Hill

Ninety two thousand of you can not be wrong.

Richard Selby.

Selby stuns Prins in Knack Premier League opener


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