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Mother’s joy at being reunited with her son after viral video ended her seven-year search

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MP Julie Elliott.

Why Sunderland should be grateful to Europe - by MP Julie Elliott

Politics 8
The production line at Sunderland's Nissan plant

Nissan wants guarantee of Brexit compensation before investing in Sunderland plant

Sunderland 23
The Nissan plant in Sunderland.

Echo readers’ concern following Nissan boss’s comments about Government compensation over Brexit

Business 36

South Shields mum at centre of international police hunt after 'abducting' daughter

Crime 1

Two people arrested outside primary school during school run

Crime

A19 reopens while part of the A1 remains closed following day of carnage on North East roads

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Redz batters the opposition to be named our Chippy of the Year

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Newcastle International Airport Ltd has negotiated a new term loan facility of �233million.

Councils set for share of £43m windfall as part of Newcastle Airport plans

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A19 reopens while part of the A1 remains closed following day of carnage on North East roads

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How the new road system will work.

Major roadworks set to be completed in Durham

Durham
Newcastle International Airport Ltd has negotiated a new term loan facility of �233million.

Councils set for share of £43m windfall as part of Newcastle Airport plans

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Do you have the correct bus pass? Picture: Press Association.

New checks on concessionary travel will prevent misuse of bus passes

Transport
Coun Lee Hughes unhappy with parking in South Shields Market Place.

Problem parking causing concern in South Shields Market Place

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Houghton luxury watch fraudster jailed for three years after dodging £1.25million of VAT

Houghton and Hetton
Shelley Avenue where a disturbance broke out.

Two people arrested outside primary school during school run

Crime

South Shields mum at centre of international police hunt after 'abducting' daughter

Crime 1
Golden Fry Inn, Shiney Row

Drunk customer threatened to burn down shop in racist rant at Asian takeaway owner and his son

Houghton and Hetton

Golden boy Matt Wylie launches Sunderland’s Young Achievers awards

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Youngsters from  St Benet's RC Primary Schooltake the plunge.

Surf safety lessons for schoolkids on Sunderland beach

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Unison members protest at County Hall in April

Unison to ballot on strike after members reject new deal for County Durham classroom assistants

County Durham 3
School children visit Sunderland's Council Chamber

Youngsters walk the halls of power

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Richard Avenue Primary School new multi-gym.

Mini gym magic for Sunderland primary school

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Why Theresa May must tell Sunderland and Nissan what she means by “Brexit means Brexit”

Business 1
The A19 at Northallerton. Pic: Google

A19 reopens while part of the A1 remains closed following day of carnage on North East roads

News
How the new road system will work.

Major roadworks set to be completed in Durham

Durham
Newcastle International Airport Ltd has negotiated a new term loan facility of �233million.

Councils set for share of £43m windfall as part of Newcastle Airport plans

News 1

Why Sunderland should be grateful to Europe - by MP Julie Elliott

Politics 8

Why every household in South Tyneside could be £875 worse off by 2020

News 5
Sunderland Civic Centre

Sunderland council chiefs admit ‘alarming’ difficulty in finding new social workers

Sunderland 7
Julie Elliott

Sunderland MP welcomes axing of firm accused of wrongfully stopping tax credits payments

Politics 6
Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader on Saturday.

Here's how many of you think Jeremy Corbyn can win the next election for Labour ...

Politics 23

Wildlife report calls for coast to be protected

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Stunning skies over the North East thing morning.

Autumnal weekend forecast for North East after one of the hottest Septembers on record

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Don a nose and give us a pose for National Wetnose Day.

Tomorrow is National Wetnose Day - here's how you can help ...

Environment
A seal posed for Peter Ridley, from Grangetown, Sunderland, on Hendon Beach.

Seal strikes a pose for Sunderland photographer

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19-year-old North East student dies of meningitis

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The science of hangovers (and why there’s no miracle cure)

Health
Danielle Defty after her weight loss.

Mum lost weight of a whole person – and went on to be named Woman of the Year

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How often do you eat fast food? Picture: Press Association.

1 in 6 young people eat takeaways twice a day, food survey reveals

Health
Lungworm

Dog owners warned of rise in lungworm cases as autumn arrives

Health
2016 is the first time more women have bought new trainers than high heels.

Women buy more trainers than high heels for the first time ever

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The science of hangovers (and why there’s no miracle cure)

Health
Do you recognise the famous faces on our banknotes?

Can you name the famous faces on our banknotes?

Offbeat
Theresa May

Why Theresa May must tell Sunderland and Nissan what she means by “Brexit means Brexit”

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Sam Allardyce

RICHARD ORD: Greedy Sam Allardyce is snout of order

Opinion

ON THE WATERFRONT: Canoe’s history still a mystery

Opinion
Keeping fit.

SHAPING UP: Get past the fear of joining a group

Health