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Chris Coleman is tipped to be the new Sunderland boss

Coleman's the man for former Cats stars

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Chris Coleman

Beyond anyone’s expectations: Sunderland fans react to imminent appointment of Chris Coleman as manager

Sunderland AFC
Bid director Rebecca Ball.

Video captures Sunderland at its best for 2021 culture bid

Sunderland

Perverted driving instructor snared by paedophile hunters while his wife was working nightshift

Crime

Thumbs up campaign in Bradley Lowery's memory takes social media by storm

County Durham

'Sad and depressed' Sunderland shop owner feels like selling up after repeated raids on family business of 50 years

Crime

Children in Need 2017: Your wore spots and raised lots

Offbeat
Rebecca Cullerton

Jail warning for Sunderland woman who failed to protect cat from attack which left pet with ‘life-ending injuries’ before it had to be put down

Sunderland

Sunderland BID: City needs to play to its own strengths

Perverted driving instructor snared by paedophile hunters while his wife was working nightshift

Crime

Buses diverted away from town centre after anti-social behaviour from yobs

Crime
James Dillon

'Sad and depressed' Sunderland shop owner feels like selling up after repeated raids on family business of 50 years

Crime
The Lidl store in Durham Road, Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Suspected arson attack on cash machine at Sunderland supermarket

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New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport
Marty Jopson and the One Show crew at the New Wear Crossing

One Show role for New Wear Crossing

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A new three-way junction will open next week

End in sight for two years of New Wear Crossing roadworks on Wessington Way

Sunderland
Metro has proposed new prices for 2018

Metro fare increases planned for 2018 - how much will you pay?

Transport

Sunderland College clinches top award

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Reverend Canon David Glover has been honoured by being appointed as a Chaplain to the Queen (QHC).

Clergyman is called up to become Queen's chaplain

Washington
Robin Watson , left, and Alex Bowey with Chairman of Trustees of the Sir Tom Cowie Charitable Trust, David Gray.

Sunderland students earn Sir Tom Cowie Scholarship

Education
Young Army and Air Cadets take part in a Remembrance Day minute silence at Biddick Academy, Washington.

Cadets join pupils and staff at Washington’s Biddick Academy for annual Remembrance Service

Washington

New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport
A Chinese-made Android TV box which was recalled by the EU over fears its poor design left users at risk of electric shock. Pic: Electrical Safety First.

Could your TV streaming device give you an electric shock as well as being illegal?

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Hutchinson's Buildings, High Street West

New restaurant plan for Sunderland city centre landmark building

Sunderland
Dave Johns, star of I, Daniel Blake with East Durham Trust chief executive Malcolm Fallow.

I, Daniel Blake star Dave Johns backs £10,000 charity campaign

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Region’s leaders turn out to pay respects to late Sunderland City Council leader

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Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland’s children’s services continues to improve, says watchdog

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Sunderland Civic Centre, where children's services are based.

Political rivals in war of words over ‘Question Time’ at Sunderland Council meetings

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Adrian Tait has organised the event with his wife Joanne.

Wartime-themed event set to raise funds for veterans

East Durham

Former Sunderland soldier goes on run for armed forces charity

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A thumbs up from Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery’s mum says he would be thrilled with new Sunderland AFC fundraising campaign and shirt

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Families taking part in a previous Bliss walk held in Barnes Park. This year it take place in Silksworth.

Families walk together in show of support for prem babies

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Penshaw Monument

Penshaw Monument to turn purple for pancreatic cancer awareness

News
The UK's highest court is to rule on a challenge over plans to use minimum pricing for alcohol to improve public health in Scotland.

Court to rule on minimum pricing plans challenge for alcohol

Health

Sunderland residents urged to help Clean the Dene

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Hot weather at Seaburn beach

Sunderland beaches get ‘excellent’ rating in water quality tests

Environment
The Earth. Picture by PA

'Warning to Humanity' - scientists issue grave alert over perils facing the Earth

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Venus and Jupiter are set to conjoin.

Venus and Jupiter are set to conjoin - but when can you see it?

Environment
Litter louts could be fined by a private firm if the idea by Sunderland City Council's Conservative members is backed.

Private firm should issue litter fines say Sunderland’s Tories

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Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

Your Say
Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Letter of the week: 'I honestly feel sorry at times for Sunderland owner Ellis Short'

Your Say
Our writer questions where the money to rebuild Sunderland railway station will come from.

Letter of the week: Not a good time to build a new Sunderland railway station

Your Say
Our writer has a radical idea to help the Sunderland Ladies team, right.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's players should donate wages to save Ladies team from relegation

Your Say

Can you guess what percentage of gift cards get lost or expire without use?

Opinion
Meconopsis Lingholm (Himalayan blue poppy). Picture by: Plant World Seeds

Gardening: Get free seeds with Plant World Seeds’ new catalogue

Lifestyle
Chancellor Philip Hammond.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Budget must chart a different course

Opinion
The new Dragons' Den line-up.

Richard Ord: Another decade and another ‘great’ idea!

Opinion
Alan Patchett.

Sunderland BID: City needs to play to its own strengths

Business

Children in Need 2017: Your wore spots and raised lots

Offbeat
The last posting dates for British troops abroad have been announced.

When are the last Christmas posting dates for troops aboard?

News
Will you be watching Children in Need tomorrow?

Everything you need to know about Children in Need 2017

Offbeat
What's your dream beer flavour?

Competition opens for beer lovers to have their dream flavour made

Offbeat