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Sunderland mum terrified after gas blast leaves family home ‘unfit to live in’

News
Ministry of Defence file phot of a Spitfire P7350 (front) flying alongside Hurricane LF363 (back) from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, over RAF Conningsby.

Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears

Sunderland
Good luck to everyone collecting their A-level results today.

Live: A-level results day in the North East

Education
A-level students jump for joy at Sunderland College Sixth Form.

Sunderland College students jump for joy with impressive A-level results

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Two arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in blazing car

Houghton and Hetton

Congratulations to Sunderland's 'hands and heads students' - and advice for those considering an alternative to A-Levels

Sunderland

Woman named as two men are arrested over 'unexplained' death inside Washington flat

Washington

Controversial commentator uses backdrop of Sunderland's stadium in online rants

Sunderland
The accident took place near Boldon Colliery's Asda store.

Pensioner suffers serious injuries after he is knocked over by a car

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If the A19 is no ‘death gauntlet’ then the Department of Transport needs to produce the evidence

Neglected tarantula and dog rescued in crackdown on drugs in North East

Sunderland
Peter Beagrie pictured during his playing days, left, and more recently, right.

Sacked Sky Sports football pundit Peter Beagrie to appeal against assault conviction

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Weatherson tried to smuggle drugs into HMP Durham. Pic: Google Maps.

Prison visitor locked up for smuggling 'zombie drug' Spice into HMP Durham

Crime
Police outside the flat in Hylton Court, Oxclose, on Monday night.

Woman named as two men are arrested over 'unexplained' death inside Washington flat

Washington
Some of the cigarettes seized by Durham County Council.

Pensioner in court after selling fake and dangerous cigarettes from his home

Seaham

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

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Drivers warned about abnormal load on A1 and A19 tonight

Transport

Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing takes another big step closer to completion

Sunderland
Delighted students at Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee.

School's delight as a third of pupils score A* to B grades.

Education
A-Level results day at Durham High School for Girls

Top girls school celebrates 'outstanding' crop of A and A* grades

Education
Whitburn C of E Academy A-level results day
From left Head of sixth form Lee Craggs and Principal Alan Hardie with students

School scores ‘fantastic’ results as its first A-Level students pass their exams

News
A-level students jump for joy at Sunderland College Sixth Form.

Sunderland College students jump for joy with impressive A-level results

News

£2.8m move is completed for growing glass company

Business
Sharon Appleby of Sunderland Bid.

BID-ding to find the best in city centre businesses

News
Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident around the Hylton Bridge.

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

News
The New Wear Crossing remains on track to open in March 2018. Pic: Owen Humphreys/PA.

Stunning picture shows New Wear Crossing in Sunderland starting to take shape

Sunderland

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

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Tony Blair shows his footballing skills at the launch of the Coaches for Clubs campaign at Castle View Enterprise Academy in 2011.

Tony Blair's 'gift to the North East' closes down after a decade

Politics 15
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Top police officer backs our campaign to improve A19 road safety

Sunderland 3
A shop sign for Clarks in central London, as the footwear firm has sparked a sexism row after naming a girls' shoe range Dolly Babe and a boys' line Leader.

Clarks criticised for 'sexist' children's shoe lines

Business 11
Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

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North-East hospitals boss sacked for gross misconduct after lengthy investigation

Health
Breakfast. Picture by PA

Children skipping breakfast are harming their growth and development, finds nutrition study

Health
Experts predict that almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in under two decades to accommodate soaring demand. Yui Mok/PA Wire

North East experts warn 190,000 new care home places needed by 2035

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Drug-resistant fungus strain infects more than 200 patients in UK hospitals

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See firefighters tackle Sunderland field fire

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Melissa Hayes has received a �400 fine after dumping garden waste on Cleadon Hills.

South Shields woman stunned by £400 dumping fine for scattering grass cuttings

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A community event hosted by Gentoo at Easington Lane.

Sunderland housing company gets top marks

News 3
Forgotton Stones archaeological dig at South Hylton
Castletown Neighbourhood Action Group, Ian Stewart

Digging deep to shed light on a Sunderland mystery

News 4
Team involved with the restoration of Fulwell Mill, l-r David Farrington Charlie Thompson, David Beaumont, David Brown, Clare Botham, Paul Sellwood, Nick Wins, Luke Bonwick and Dean Goyns.

Sunderland restoration project has wind in its sails

News 3
Our writer is angry at council plans to build homes near West Park.

Letter of the week: A19 Sunderland housing plan is 'single greatest act of municipal vandalism in the city's history'

Your Say 4
Trisha Paytas enters the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Herfordshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 1, 2017. See PA Story SHOWBIZ CBB. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Richard Ord: If you’re sweating, you’re doing it wrong – the first rule of my Ordinary Bloke’s Work-Out Video

Opinion
Queuing traffic on the A19.

If the A19 is no ‘death gauntlet’ then the Department of Transport needs to produce the evidence

Opinion 2
Get the court to draw up a Prohibited Steps Order.

Legal Eagle: Protecting your children during a divorce

Business 1
Allergies such as hayfever can be a real pain.

Why allergies are a problem not to be sniffed at

Opinion 3
Box sets can be seriously bad for your health, research has found

Why binge-watching box sets could be seriously damaging your health

News 1
Dice

Fluffy dice, and nine other ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

Offbeat
Some of the painted rocks. Picture: Jeni McAuley.

This fun family activity is taking the North East by storm - here's how you can get involved

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