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Sunderland confirm takeover talks have collapsed and Ellis Short to remain in charge

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Floral tributes left outside Julie Parkin's home.

Devastated family of murdered teacher Julie Parkin pay heartfelt tribute to their 'perfect child'

Sunderland

Latest phase of Veterans Walk pathway added to Sunderland park

Sunderland
The police office in Waterloo Place

Police station opening hours slashed across Sunderland

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High-rise training for Tyne and Wear firefighters after Grenfell Tower blaze

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Kind firms help Sunderland Scout group after £33,000 minibus was vandalised

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Ambitious plans for Seaburn get the green light - but not everyone is happy

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Watch: Moment pervert turns up to meet 13-year-old girl in Sunderland

Crime

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

Mandy Watson

Scooter rider suffers serious injuries after hitting standing water

Seaham
Sunderland Highway. Credit: Google.

Vehicle aquaplanes into trees after leaving Sunderland road

Sunderland
A Metro train.

Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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Devastated family of murdered teacher Julie Parkin pay heartfelt tribute to their 'perfect child'

Sunderland

Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

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The police office in Waterloo Place

Police station opening hours slashed across Sunderland

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A public inquiry will be held into the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture: PA.

Grenfell Tower fire: What are public inquiries and what happens?

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Trainspotting director and Olympics artistic director Danny Boyle announced for South Shields Lecture 2017

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Petra Kvitova. Picture by Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Women's tennis matches being limited to three sets is 'outdated and degrading', says Sunderland sports expert

Sport
School sports

Call to relax sports dress code for 'body conscious' schoolgirls

Education
Figures suggest that rising numbers of poor students are dropping out of university before finishing their degree. Picture: PA.

More poor students are dropping out of university early, figures show

Education
Brenda Blethyn.

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

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Scooter rider suffers serious injuries after hitting standing water

Seaham
An aerial shot of Seaburn and the area set for development

Ambitious plans for Seaburn get the green light - but not everyone is happy

News 8
Sunderland Highway. Credit: Google.

Vehicle aquaplanes into trees after leaving Sunderland road

Sunderland

Bridget Phillipson: Taxpayers should not be paying to keep May in No. 10

Politics 10
Corbyn and May are proving popular among parents

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

Offbeat 8
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

Politics 9
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

Sunderland 1

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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Patients with long-term conditions ditching prescriptions to save money

Health 3
Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

News 5
New figures show Sunderland has the fifth highest rate of smoking-related deaths in England

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

Sunderland
Are you sun-savvy?

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
If you're off on holiday in the summer, you might get caught up in delays.

Bad news for Brits flying abroad this summer

Travel
Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES. Picture issued by Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

News
Corbyn and May are proving popular among parents

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

Offbeat 8

Put Sunderland’s cultural campaign cash boost to better use

Your Say

Big Sam is the man SAFC needed

Your Say
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

Opinion
Theresa May with DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street. Picture by: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Taxpayers should not be paying to keep May in No. 10

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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