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News

Sunderland murder suspects remanded in custody after first crown court appearance

Crime

Sneak peek inside Sunderland’s Fire Station development ahead of its opening date

Sunderland
Pennywell Early Years headteacher Claire Nicholson is angry over an arson attack.

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

Crime
Sunderland Royal Hospital

Call for help with consultation on Sunderland and South Tyneside hospital plans

News

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Business

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News

Drivers urged to take extra care after fuel spill on Sunderland road

News

Tourists spend £400million in Sunderland as Snowdogs, football and Billy Elliot help boost visitor numbers

Sunderland
The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport

Why Sunderland need to kick Coach Dave Daubenmire back under his rock

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

Crime
Quyen Ngoc Nguyen.

Sunderland murder suspects remanded in custody after first crown court appearance

Crime
A genuine Norman Cornish painting

'Pitmen Painters' conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

Sunderland
Speeding drivers are being targeted as part of a week-long campaign across Cleveland and Durham.

Police get set to crack down on speeding North East drivers

News 10
The hearing is due to be held at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today.

Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze

Sunderland

Drivers urged to take extra care after fuel spill on Sunderland road

News
David Bowie during his 1987 concert in Newcastle, sorry, Sunderland.

Minister's rivers blunder echoes Wearside gaffes by singers David Bowie and Roger Whittaker

Transport 1
The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport 7
If you know the man in this CCTV image then please get in touch.

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

News

'Empty nest syndrome' when kids leave for university 'can wreck marriage'

Education 2
Natalia Rooks with her exam results

Sunderland teenager battling cancer in the midst of exams gets straight As

Sunderland
English and maths will be graded under the new system.

New GCSE grading system leaving parents baffled, poll shows

Education
Do you know anyone going through clearing?

Going through university clearing? Then make sure you do these four things

Education
Joshua Waddell is set to compete at the School Games.

Sunderland schoolboy set to go for gold at School Games

News

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News 16
Tunstall Hope Road. Picture from Google Images.

Drivers urged to take extra care after fuel spill on Sunderland road

News
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Business
The Bridges Sunderland

Another big backer joins the search for Wearside’s best businesses

Business

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News 16
The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport 7
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Transport 1

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

Sunderland 11
Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

News 4

Call for help with consultation on Sunderland and South Tyneside hospital plans

News 1
A pedestrian countdown crossing in central London. Health officials have said all councils need to ensure that older people, the disabled and parents with prams have got enough time to cross the road when using pedestrian crossings. Picture by Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Green man not on long enough: Councils ordered to improve pedestrian crossings

Health 1
How often do you use a sunbed?

Some sunbed users may be addicted, research suggests

Health
Dr Shalabh Srivastava has been appointed by the South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group.

First appointment for South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group

News

Ford offers thousands of pounds off new vehicles in bid to get dirtiest cars off our roads

News
If you know the man in this CCTV image then please get in touch.

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

News
A partially eclipsed sun, photographed using a special solar filter, where the moon appears to take a 'bite' out of the sun.

Partial solar eclipse will be visible tonight as moon 'takes a bite' out of sun

Environment 2

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

Sunderland 11
Eyes to the skies on Monday!

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

Environment 3
Our writer believes the A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour.

Letter of the week: A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour

Your Say 1

Sunderland Council have pride in your work

Your Say 2

Legal eagle: Bail or ‘under investigation’?

Opinion

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Why Sunderland needs to drink more water

Opinion
Graham Low doing his full body workout.

Shaping Up: Try five of the best weight-loss exercises

Opinion 1
Chicken and broccoli bake.

Recipe of the week: Chicken and broccoli bake

Opinion 1
Children's toy stamps issued by the Royal Mail

Stickle Bricks, Action Man and Spirograph stamps among new Royal Mail issue featuring classic children's toys

Offbeat
Could Bradley Walsh star alongside Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who?

Is Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who?

News
This year's contestants for the Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA.

Meet this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

News

Call of Duty to feature in 'CODumentary' film on the rise of the blockbuster game franchise

Film