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Remembering the 107 Sunderland men who gave their lives at the Battle of the Somme

Retro 6
Barrass was due to appear in court in Sunderland.

Sunderland mum accused of Facebook holiday scam is still abroad, court told

Sunderland
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Rally in support of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to take place in Sunderland

News 9
Tom Watson. Picture by PA.

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson to miss Durham Miners' Gala 'due to father's illness'

Politics 2

New York Times reporter says it was not her intention ‘to upset residents of Sunderland’

Sunderland 4

Grandad child sex case so horrific detectives need counselling after investigating disturbing case

Crime

Somme centenary: 11 reader tributes on battle's 100-year anniversary

Retro

Dozy driver leaves car across disabled ramp in car park of Sunderland health centre

News 7
Picture by PA.

Police commissioner calls for prostitution to be legalised over fears for sex workers' safety

Crime 4

Joy for drivers as A1 roadworks finally end - and extra lanes open

Transport
Do you think the roundabout will help ease congestion?

10 things you said about the A19's new triple-decker roundabout

Transport 1
Metro train.

Older people to travel free all day on Tyne and Wear Metro this summer

News 1
Metro

Metro delays after vehicle hits bridge

Transport
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Major plans unveiled for triple-decker roundabout on A19

Business 2

Easington mum given suspended jail term over care of two bearded dragons

News
Peterlee Magistrates' Court.

Rogue scrap dealer fined for running business without a licence

News
James Kirkley

Grandad child sex case so horrific detectives need counselling after investigating disturbing case

Crime
Crown Court

How a can of lager helped catch a Wearside burglar

Crime

Street carnival brings whole East Durham community to life

News
Pupils from St Mary's with the Snowdog

Superman snowdog to go walkies in the air for North East arts trail

Arts 1
Whitburn C of E Academy election of head boy and girl. From left vice chair school governor Milda Small, deputy head boy James Warren, head boy Sam Johnston,  principal Alan Hardie, head girl Kayla Wardle, deputy head girl Annisha Attanayake and chair school governor Jean Mulley

New Head Boy and Girl elected at Whitburn school

Education

Teachers say they are striking for pupils not pay

News

Boss praises his fantastic team as they are nominated for a Sunderland business award

Business
Zoe Anderson from Breeze Creatives (front) with Sunderland BIDs Ken Dunbar (left) and Gemma Dishman (right)

Historic city centre building once frequented by Joseph Swan to be brought back to life

Business
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Joy for drivers as A1 roadworks finally end - and extra lanes open

Transport
Dogs

Barking mad? Firm unveils first ever TV remote control for dogs

Business

Rally in support of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to take place in Sunderland

News 9
Tom Watson. Picture by PA.

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson to miss Durham Miners' Gala 'due to father's illness'

Politics 2
Nick Whitfield

Children's services chief says progress being made in Sunderland

Politics
Dave Hopper, general secretary of Durham Miners' Association.

Union chief says Labour MPs who voted against Jeremy Corbyn “not welcome” at Durham Miners’ Gala

Politics 12
Reports of hate crimes have risen since the EU Referendum vote.

What to do if you see a racist attack

Crime

Protest to protect East Boldon’s green spaces gathers pace

News 7
Alan Donnelly, chair of the South Shields Labour Party and former MEP.

Miliband could save the day says former MEP

News 17
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EU referendum: what time will we have a result?

News 1
The waste dumped by Nixon and the mirror with the registration number blurred out.

Peterlee flytipper to pay over £700 after being caught out by registration number on dumped mirror

News 2

Top award for South Tyneside Hospital kids’ team

News 1
Party balloons.

Why party balloons are bad for the medical world - and how they are hoping to solve the problem

Health
Councillor John Kelly.

Sunderland drinkers have an increased risk of seven types of cancer

Health 1
Clare and Mel Dixon renew their wedding vows with dog's Nettie and Oscar

Wearside couple were joined by their beloved pooches as they walked them down the aisle

News 1
Harraton Surgery, Washington

Washington GP surgery out of special measures after ‘good’ rating

Health
Daniel Craig at the premiere of Spectre.

Bond movie Spectre triggered highest number of complaints in 2015

Offbeat

Watch this cheeky seagull as it helps itself in South Shields' Greggs store

News 6
Dogs

Barking mad? Firm unveils first ever TV remote control for dogs

Business

SHARON HODGSON: We must work to get best deal out of the exit talks

Opinion 4
Boris Johnson. Going nowhere, erm, slowly.

RICHARD ORD: Who’s up for another referendum? I am...

Opinion 9
Dangerous driving

LEGAL EAGLE: Serious offence if person hurt

Opinion
I'm still a football widow

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Age should not be a barrier

Opinion