Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Whether its divorce or distance keeping you apart, this new show wants to help you unearth those family secrets and reconnect long, lost families.
Scott Harrison

Hartlepool defender Scott Harrison showing greater composure

Scott Harrison insists he is a changed man for Hartlepool United.

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Busted confirmed as next act on South Tyneside Summer Festival line-up - with same £5 priority ticket charge

Boy rockers Busted have been confirmed on the line up for this year's summer gigs in South Tyneside.
Glastonbury 2016. Picture: Nicholls

Glastonbury: Stormzy and Katy Perry added to festival bill for 2017

Katy Perry and Stormzy have joined Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran in the Glastonbury line-up.
Jermain Defoe

LIVE: Sunderland AFC news - Jermain Defoe can leave on a free if Cats are relegated, David Moyes on criticism plus transfer latest

The future of Jermain Defoe - who can leave on a free in the summer if Sunderland are relegated - is once again in the national spotlight.

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Sharon Hodgson MP: We must never the terrorists win

The last week has been dominated by the news of the London terror attack last week.

Colin Gregg

Son of Greggs founder to be jailed for sex attacks on young boys

The son of the founder of the Greggs bakers chain will be jailed today for indecently assaulting four boys.

The A19 at Dalton Park. Picure from Google Images.

Delays as accidents hit A19 and A1

There were delays after accidents on two of the region's busiest roads this morning.
Duncan Watmore

Sunderland star Duncan Watmore in Bahamas boat rescue

Sunderland star Duncan Watmore helped save the lives of three elderly passengers in a Bahamas boat accident, a national newspaper has reported.
Another shot oif the scene. Pic: County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters tackle Durham barn blaze

Firecrews are tackling a barn fire on the outskirts of Durham.

Gary Anthony Young outside of Sunderland Magistrates Court. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland roofer convicted of cheating clients to be sentenced at Crown Court

A Sunderland builder who was convicted of overcharging clients and placing a misleading advert is to be sentenced at crown court.

Moyes' position is not under imminent threat

David Moyes: Sunderland fans know changing manager is not right way – but I accept criticism

David Moyes thinks Sunderland fans recognise the need for stability, but acknowledges that criticism is inevitable given the team’s wretched Premier League position.

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Email received a job applicant from TSB.

Bank bosses ‘inundated’ with applications to fill 107 new jobs in Sunderland

Bank bosses say they have been inundated with applications after plans for more than 100 new jobs at a Sunderland call centre.

KL Pony Therapy owner Katy Smith and employee Amelia Chapman with Blondie (left) and Poppy.

How ‘pony therapy’ helps Sunderland dementia sufferers

Two tiny horses brought joy to dementia sufferers on Wearside at a canter.

New Grace House chief executive Victoria Brown.

Meet the Sunderland woman taking charge of Grace House

The new boss in charge of Grace House has spoken of her vision for the charity and how she wants it to be a “regional asset”.

Beth Mead

Arsenal ace sees bright future for ex-Sunderland striker

Young striker Beth Mead has a magic touch in front of goal, according to new Arsenal team-mate Danielle van de Donk.

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One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries following a road accident in Durham.

One person taken to hospital after Durham road accident

One person has been taken to hospital following a road accident in Durham.

Josh Kelly: Making pro debut on April 15.

Sunderland's Josh Kelly faces Jay Byrne on his pro debut in Glasgow on Ricky Burns show

Josh Kelly will meet Jay Byrne on his professional debut in Glasgow on Saturday, April 15.

See timelapse footage and aerial shots as work completes on New Wear Crossing bridge deck

This stunning footage shows a timelapse of the New Wear Crossing taking shape in the river at Sunderland.

Watch the moment a brave Sunderland shopkeeper wrestled with a knifeman during a terrifying store robbery

A brave Sunderland shopkeeper wrestled with an armed robber who grabbed his till during a terrifying raid.

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