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One biker dead and another seriously hurt as police call off North East motorcycle event

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What lies ahead for the Stadium of Light, its players and manager?

Fans question future leadership of Sunderland in aftermath of relegation

News
Fans have reacted to owner Ellis Short's statement after Sunderland's relegation.

How Sunderland fans reacted to owner Ellis Short's relegation apology

Sunderland

Police appeal after driver, 66, dies in collision

News

Sunderland fans' dismay as team is relegated from Premier League

Sunderland

Replacement bus service in place as Metro service suspended on section of line

News

Hundreds of runners overcome obstacles to raise cash for Grace House

News

Sunderland 0-1 Bournemouth: Thousands stay away as relegation confirmed on painfully flat afternoon

Sunderland AFC
Kyle Johnson

Teenager speaks of 'living nightmare' after being shot in the head while riding on motorcycle in Sunderland

Crime

Why gardening can be good for your mental health

Mandy Watson

Replacement bus service in place as Metro service suspended on section of line

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Are you heading away this weekend? Picture: PA.

Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

Transport
Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg says improving road safety is a priority.

Speeding clampdown sees 80 drivers a day caught out

News 4
Friday's strike in numbers.

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

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One vehicle was overturned in the incident. Image: Durham RPU on Twitter.

Three taken to hospital after vehicle overturns on A690

Transport

Police searching for missing 12-year-old say he could be in Peterlee

East Durham
Police vehicles on the scene of the incident in Bexhill Road in Town End Farm.

One man injured and another arrested in disturbance inside club

Sunderland
A picture tweeted by @DurhamRPU after they pulled over a taxi in the early hours of this morning.

Driver loses taxi licence after failing roadside drug test in early hours check

Seaham
Online security is vital to make sure fraudsters can't get at your cash.

How to stay one step ahead of online fraudsters who are trying to steal your cash

Opinion

Teachers at a Sunderland primary school first to strike in 30 years

Education 4
MP Sharon Hodgson speaking at a recent meeting with headteachers over funding cuts.

Wearside MP warns of a 'perfect storm' in education

Education 4
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

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How to stay one step ahead of online fraudsters who are trying to steal your cash

Opinion
Martin has good advice on how to get the best rate for your holiday money.

How to get the best rate for your cash when you head off on holiday

Business
Tax credits can be reduced if you have been overpaid if your circumstances change.

Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

Opinion 5
Workers' Memorial Day service held at Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland service to remember those who died at work

Business 9

Fight breaks out as UKIP leader Paul Nuttall visits Hartlepool on campaign trail

Politics
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

Politics
Robert Oliver.

Sunderland Central Conservative candidate for General Election announced

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Pupils sitting exams. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Our children deserve better than this

Opinion 1

Bringing neglected wildlife habitat back to life

East Durham
Sunderland City Council's cabinet met at the Civic Centre earlier today.

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

Would you know the warning signs of diabetes?

Opinion 1
Graham Low.

Shaping Up workout: Fitness in two rounds

Opinion
Do your children suffer with hay fever?

How to help your children with hay fever

Health

Winners celebrate Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards

News
Fidget spinners

Fidget spinners: the latest craze sweeping schools and offices

News
Which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Offbeat
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
Miners and police during the bitter 1984-85 dispute.

Letter of the week: Let no-one forget the mining scabs who would not fight for their jobs

Your Say

Do you think the elderly are ‘digital duckers’

Your Say 1
Online security is vital to make sure fraudsters can't get at your cash.

How to stay one step ahead of online fraudsters who are trying to steal your cash

Opinion
People with diabetes have to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.

Would you know the warning signs of diabetes?

Opinion 1
Graham Low.

Shaping Up workout: Fitness in two rounds

Opinion