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Floral tributes to teacher Julie 'Jules' Parkin as police continue Sunderland murder probe

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The scene of a murder at  Kirkwall Close, Sunderland.

Murder investigation continues after teacher found fatally stabbed at Sunderland home

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Daniel Johnson is accused of the murder of David Wilson, pictured inset.

David Wilson murder trial: Accused acted like 'petulant child' on night of killing, court told

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Sharna Gardner with daughter Rhkiya-Mae, who are holding a fundraiser for the Great North Air Ambulance.

‘We will make sure she never forgets daddy’ – loved ones mark 21st birthday of boxer killed in sunbed accident

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Tributes flood in to tragic Sunderland teacher Julie Parkin

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Sunderland shop owner told to pay £1,700 after fire safety breaches

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Flood warning for Sunderland seafront

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Pupils get a taste of working life in Sunderland with visit to Jacky White’s Market

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West Boldon Primary School. Copyright Google Maps.

School expresses sadness at ‘sudden death’ of teacher

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

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Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

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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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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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David Wilson murder trial: Accused acted like 'petulant child' on night of killing, court told

Crime
The scene of a murder at  Kirkwall Close, Sunderland.

Murder investigation continues after teacher found fatally stabbed at Sunderland home

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The scene of the incident at Kirkwall Close in Castletown.

Police name Sunderland murder victim

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Usman Ali outside the shop.

Sunderland shop owner told to pay £1,700 after fire safety breaches

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Who are the famous faces getting honorary degrees from Sunderland University?

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St Robert's School pupils Dylan Hammington, Anne-Marie Gray and Tom Gribben with greengrocer Matty Thorburn at Jacky White's Market, The Bridges, Sunderland.

Pupils get a taste of working life in Sunderland with visit to Jacky White’s Market

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Fulwell Infant School teacher Lynn Green receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

Teacher at Sunderland school wins lifetime achievement award

Education
Amanda Searle, Senior Leader responsible for careers, with the Red House Academy award.

Sunderland school sets pupils on path to employment

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Anti-bullying award for New Bridge Academy.

Sunderland academy receives award for tackling bullying

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Pupils get a taste of working life in Sunderland with visit to Jacky White’s Market

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Lost at sea: Seafarers cut off due to lack of web access, says union

Business 1
Have you bought any of the sandwich fillers?

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Business
Google. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Google fined record £2.1 billion for illegally favouring its own shipping service

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New parents naming babies after politicians - with 'Corbyn' the hottest new name trend

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Almost half of Britons think that the Government should hike taxes and increase spending according to a major study of social attitudes. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Half UK population now back tax rises to increase public spending, finds study

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

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HMS Ocean as the Royal Navy ship entered the River Wear during a visit in 2015.

Farewell visit for HMS Ocean as Sunderland's affiliated Royal Navy ship prepares to be decommissioned

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Prime Minister Theresa May greets DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street in London.

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

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Scrapyard boss has licence revoked after breaking environmental laws

Environment
Discarded mattresses at a recycling centre, as unwanted mattresses create an environmental menace across the UK.

Mattress 'mountains' springing up as firms find recycling too costly

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Hazel dormouse. Picture by Clare Pengelly/PA Wire

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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Sunderland has fifth highest rate of smoking-related deaths in England.

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15 year old Mark Swan is off to compete at the Dwarf World Games in Canada.

Can you help young athlete going for gold at World Dwarf Games in Canada?

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Your view could help shape the future of local NHS services

Public urged to have a say in major shake-up of local NHS

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Parents have ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety, says survey

Health
A vaccination syringe as a patch has been developed which could replace traditional flu jabs. Picture by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Flu patch developed aimed at replacing traditional jabs

Health
Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES. Picture issued by Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

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Corbyn and May are proving popular among parents

New parents naming babies after politicians - with 'Corbyn' the hottest new name trend

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Cardboard disposable barbecue aims to be a hit among eco-friendly grillers

Lifestyle

Big Sam is the man SAFC needed

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Sunderland North needs its green spaces

Your Say

Jeremy Corbyn should have attended Liverpool Armed Forces Day

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CCTV needed to catch fly tippers in Millfield

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EastEnders banter: One of us will be abused, one shot, and another dead before the year is out. Its what the viewers want. Drink anyone?

Richard Ord: Why EastEnders needs an injection of misery

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Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Finding the right fitness trainer for you in Sunderland

Opinion
Sunflowers growing amongst vegetables on an alloment. Picture by Mark Bolton/IGPOTY

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

Lifestyle

Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

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