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Man jailed for dousing ex-girlfriend with petrol as she slept in her Sunderland home

Crime
Bradley with his mum Gemma.

Bradley Lowery's Sunderland mascot role cancelled as mum shares heartache over condition

News
Gary Young at an earlier court hearing.

Convicted Sunderland conman given permission to appeal against trial verdict

Crime
A police car at the scene in Kemble Square

Police name victim as they launch Sunderland murder probe

Crime

Soldier found guilty of murdering former girlfriend by cutting open her neck from ear to ear

Crime

National steak house chain Miller & Carter to open at Sunderland pub site

Eating Out

The Voice to hold open auditions at Sunderland club

Music

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News
Alfie Romero, left, and Chris Ward, have been given GEM Awards for rescuing a grandmother from a house fire in Hendon last month. Picture: TOM BANKS

Work colleagues receive bravery award after rescuing woman from fire

News

Richard Ord: Internet sites are spoiling for a fight

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 4
Northern staff are walking out in a dispute over the future of guards.

Emergency Sunderland and Hartlepool timetable revealed for Friday's one-day rail strike

News
A planned 48-hour strike onVirginTrains East Coast has been suspended. Pic: PA.

Virgin Trains strike suspended after progress in talks with union

Business 2
Shaun Morrow

Drunk brewery boss caused late-night A1 motorway pile-up as he drove without lights

Washington
The collision has happened close to the A1018 junction. Image copyright Google Maps.

Six car smash leaves behind just damage and delays on A19

News

Man jailed for dousing ex-girlfriend with petrol as she slept in her Sunderland home

Crime
Gary Young at an earlier court hearing.

Convicted Sunderland conman given permission to appeal against trial verdict

Crime
A newly issued picture of Alice Ruggles.

Soldier found guilty of murdering former girlfriend by cutting open her neck from ear to ear

Crime
Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley.

Newcastle United ground raided by HMRC over investigation into transfer activities

News
MP Sharon Hodgson speaking at a recent meeting with headteachers over funding cuts.

Wearside MP warns of a 'perfect storm' in education

Education
Foundation of Light CEO Lesley Spuhler OBE  with tombola's Phil Cronin on the Beacon of Light construction site

Top of the shop - Beacon of Light lands £500,000 tombola donation

Sunderland 1
Ellen Thinnesen and John Craggs

Gentoo and Sunderland College sign deal to build firm foundations

News 3
Staff and youngsters at Dene House's Sunshine Nursery celebrating a good Ofsted report.

Nursery is bringing sunshine to the lives of youngsters

News

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

Business 5
An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 4
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One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

Business 1
Hummus

Hummus shortage leaves North East middle classes in dip disarray

Lifestyle

Lib Dems name their man for Sunderland Central election battle

Sunderland 6
May vs Corbyn LIVE - a good idea, or something you'd be keen to avoid?

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head in a TV debate

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Liz Truss. Picture: PA.

Justice Secretary to investigate landlord sex-for-rent online adverts

Politics 3
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour government would create four new bank holidays on patron saints' days

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Theresa May. Picture from PA.

Tories play down talk of tax rises if Conservatives win snap General Election

Politics 16

School improvements, action on empty homes and road routes: Sunderland's city leaders make plans for the future

Sunderland
A sand martin, photographed by ranger Dougie Holden.

Sand martins will soon be setting up home along the coast

News 1
Crimdon beach at the  North end of Crimdon Dene Holiday Park. Picture by FRANK REID

Volunteers urged to help clean up Durham Heritage Coast

Environment 1
Out with the old?

Friday could be the first day Britain functions without the benefit of any coal-powered electricity

News 1

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

Business 5
The nation's obesity crisis is getting worse. Picture: Pixabay.

Obese children ‘four times more likely’ to develop Type 2 diabetes

Health 4
Bradley Lowery.

How you can show your support with lasting tribute to battling Bradley Lowery

News 1
Former referee Uriah Rennie and football star Robbie Savage

Stars line up to beat dementia

Health

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

News 4
Dad's Army is one of the favourite TV programmes of the fifty-somethings, apparently

Average fifty-something loves Queen, earns £19K, and works 21 hours a week, finds research

Offbeat
Hummus

Hummus shortage leaves North East middle classes in dip disarray

Lifestyle

No confidence if voting Conservative

Your Say

Recruitment of Sunderland nurses is good news

Your Say
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Richard Ord: Why my son wants me to vote Labour

Opinion

Legal Eagle: Help needed to see children

Opinion
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Labour is banking on more holidays to woo the electorate

Sunderland

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Take a side order of realism

Opinion 2