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Jurors in David Wilson murder trial shown how police used Sunderland Echo to help trace alleged killer

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Three days of events were kicked off last night at Seaburn Recreation Park, when an Armed Forces Day flag was raised and a concert took place.

Families come together to start Armed Forces Day celebrations in Sunderland

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Robert Hutchinson disappeared without trace on June 23, 2014. Police believe he has been murdered.

£10,000 reward offered to catch killer of Sunderland man Robert Hutchinson

Crime
Ena Snowdon celebrates her 107th birthday in style.

Wearside great-gran celebrates her 107th birthday

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Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

Sunderland

Sunderland woman cleared of stealing Rampant Rabbit sex toy, sugar and purple towels after alleged victim failed to attend court

Sunderland

Travellers to carry out mass memorial pony and trap ride from Sunderland to Whitburn

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Coun. Robert Oliver

Brexit one year on - has Sunderland changed its mind?

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Gardening: Get snapping to be in with a chance of winning a trip to the Netherlands

Mandy Watson

Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

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A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system because of power issue

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Family of murdered Sunderland grandad ‘begging’ for information three years after his disappearance

Crime

Last known movements of Sunderland murder victim Robert Hutchinson captured on CCTV

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David Wilson, inset, was killed at his home in December 2014.

Jurors in David Wilson murder trial shown how police used Sunderland Echo to help trace alleged killer

Sunderland
Beware of people trying to con you into handing over details on the phone.

Six sneaky fraudsters' tricks that are a sign you should put the phone down

Opinion

Meet the bright sparks set to light up Sunderland this Christmas

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How did your college or university do?

So how did your college or university do in the new teaching assessment tables?

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Sunderland Civic Centre

Plans for new special free school for autistic children in Sunderland approved by council chiefs

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Sunderland University and Sunderland College ranked alongside Durham University in new ratings system

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Picture by Ian Day

Durham University denied gold status in new 'teaching excellence' ratings system - but Newcastle achieves top grade

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Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Opinion
Careful planning can help your holiday cash go further.

Five ways to make your holiday money go further this summer

Opinion
Go North East is undergoing a shake-up of bus routes in Sunderland

Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

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A Hotpoint fridge-freezer is thought to have caused the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Hotpoint fridge-freezer identified as cause of Grenfell Tower fire

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Families come together to start Armed Forces Day celebrations in Sunderland

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Coun. Robert Oliver

Brexit one year on - has Sunderland changed its mind?

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Queen Elizabeth II reading the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament. Pic: Carl Court/PA Wire.

Julie Elliott: Queen’s Speech was missed opportunity

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Kevan Jones

A botched Brexit will hit 'Sunderland companies big and small - not just Nissan', MP warns Parliament

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Raising of the Armed Forces Day flag in Sunderland

Sunderland raises flag for Armed Forces Day

Sunderland

Fears for future of UK dormice as populations plummet

Environment
Brussels Central Station has been evacuated after an explosion tonight.

Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion

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Over 2,000 homes across South Tyneside and Sunderland are currently without power.

Power cut continues to affect hundreds of homes in South Tyneside and Sunderland

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So are Brexit voters more like middle-class TV character Victor Meldew, played by Richard Wilson, left, or working-class Alf Garnett, played by Warren Mitchell?

So who is your typical Brexit voter? You may be surprised by the latest findings

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Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Workout 2

Opinion
It's important to stay hydrated.

Why it's important to stay hydrated for the Summer Body Challenge

Opinion
Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl.

Recipe of the week: Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl

Lifestyle
Sunderland Royal Hospital Reserves Day. Front from left Hospital CE Ken Bremner and Brigadier Richard Spencer OBE ADC Royal Marines. Back from left Consultant Mr Peter Small, Director of HR Kath Griffin, Captain Robert Anderson - Royal Navy and Commander Ian Berry MBE RD - Royal Naval Reserve

Navy chiefs in visit to Sunderland Royal Hospital

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From left, Brian Burnie, founder trustee of Daft as a Brush, Lady Elsie Robson, volunteer driver Alan Gibson, from Washington, and Daft as a Brush volunteer Derek Fordy, also from Washington.

Washington man’s vital role in making life easier for cancer patients

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Viewing pictures of cute puppies and bunnies 'can help put the spark back in a marriage'

Offbeat
The virtual fidget spinner.

How you can play with a fidget spinner on Google

Offbeat
Richard Ayoade is the show's host. Picture: Shutterstock.

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

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Our writer's picture of unwelcome visitors near his Sunderland home.

Letter of the week: Is this the bin collection service Sunderland people are paying for?

Your Say

Tory party need to check their facts

Your Say

Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Opinion
Exercises like hill climbs are designed to get the whole of your body moving.

Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Workout 2

Opinion
It's important to stay hydrated.

Why it's important to stay hydrated for the Summer Body Challenge

Opinion
Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl.

Recipe of the week: Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl

Lifestyle