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Sunderland mum terrified after gas blast leaves family home ‘unfit to live in’

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Police on scene yesterday morning.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in blazing car

Houghton and Hetton
Ministry of Defence file phot of a Spitfire P7350 (front) flying alongside Hurricane LF363 (back) from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, over RAF Conningsby.

Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears

Sunderland
Good luck to everyone collecting their A-level results today.

Live: A-level results day in the North East

Education

Woman named as two men are arrested over 'unexplained' death inside Washington flat

Washington

Controversial commentator uses backdrop of Sunderland's stadium in online rants

Sunderland

Pensioner suffers serious injuries after he is knocked over by a car

News

The Chase’s oldest fan? 104-year-old overjoyed as show’s stars send birthday greetings

Washington
Sam Marshall is angry over hares being killed near Washington playing fields

Dog walker’s upset after discovery of dead hares in park

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If the A19 is no ‘death gauntlet’ then the Department of Transport needs to produce the evidence

Prison visitor locked up for smuggling 'zombie drug' Spice into HMP Durham

Crime
Peter Beagrie pictured during his playing days, left, and more recently, right.

Sacked Sky Sports football pundit Peter Beagrie to appeal against assault conviction

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Police outside the flat in Hylton Court, Oxclose, on Monday night.

Woman named as two men are arrested over 'unexplained' death inside Washington flat

Washington
Some of the cigarettes seized by Durham County Council.

Pensioner in court after selling fake and dangerous cigarettes from his home

Seaham
Police on scene yesterday morning.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in blazing car

Houghton and Hetton

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

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Drivers warned about abnormal load on A1 and A19 tonight

Transport

Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing takes another big step closer to completion

Sunderland

Live: A-level results day in the North East

Education
Claudia Bradford

If not university, then what next? Advice for Sunderland students on A-Level day

Sunderland
Laboratory technician is among the occupations which does not require a degree.

Ten occupations which do not require a degree and what salaries they pay

News 2
Pupils from Barbara Priestman Academy present artwork to the New Wear Crossing site in Sunderland.

Sunderland school scoops an international award

News
Cleveland College of Art and Design.

Cleveland College of Art and Design top in the North East for student satisfaction

Education

BID-ding to find the best in city centre businesses

News
Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident around the Hylton Bridge.

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

News
The New Wear Crossing remains on track to open in March 2018. Pic: Owen Humphreys/PA.

Stunning picture shows New Wear Crossing in Sunderland starting to take shape

Sunderland
Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

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Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

News 4
Tony Blair shows his footballing skills at the launch of the Coaches for Clubs campaign at Castle View Enterprise Academy in 2011.

Tony Blair's 'gift to the North East' closes down after a decade

Politics 14
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Top police officer backs our campaign to improve A19 road safety

Sunderland 3
A shop sign for Clarks in central London, as the footwear firm has sparked a sexism row after naming a girls' shoe range Dolly Babe and a boys' line Leader.

Clarks criticised for 'sexist' children's shoe lines

Business 11
Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

Sunderland 11

Children skipping breakfast are harming their growth and development, finds nutrition study

Health
Experts predict that almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in under two decades to accommodate soaring demand. Yui Mok/PA Wire

North East experts warn 190,000 new care home places needed by 2035

Health
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Drug-resistant fungus strain infects more than 200 patients in UK hospitals

Health 1
Allergies such as hayfever can be a real pain.

Why allergies are a problem not to be sniffed at

Opinion 3

South Shields woman stunned by £400 dumping fine for scattering grass cuttings

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A community event hosted by Gentoo at Easington Lane.

Sunderland housing company gets top marks

News 3
Forgotton Stones archaeological dig at South Hylton
Castletown Neighbourhood Action Group, Ian Stewart

Digging deep to shed light on a Sunderland mystery

News 4
Team involved with the restoration of Fulwell Mill, l-r David Farrington Charlie Thompson, David Beaumont, David Brown, Clare Botham, Paul Sellwood, Nick Wins, Luke Bonwick and Dean Goyns.

Sunderland restoration project has wind in its sails

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Former Dwehirst site at Pennywell Industrial Estate, Sunderland.

Sunderland business owners concerned over plans for new Aldi

News 9
Our writer is angry at council plans to build homes near West Park.

Letter of the week: A19 Sunderland housing plan is 'single greatest act of municipal vandalism in the city's history'

Your Say 4
Trisha Paytas enters the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Herfordshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 1, 2017. See PA Story SHOWBIZ CBB. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Richard Ord: If you’re sweating, you’re doing it wrong – the first rule of my Ordinary Bloke’s Work-Out Video

Opinion
Queuing traffic on the A19.

If the A19 is no ‘death gauntlet’ then the Department of Transport needs to produce the evidence

Opinion 2
Get the court to draw up a Prohibited Steps Order.

Legal Eagle: Protecting your children during a divorce

Business 1
Allergies such as hayfever can be a real pain.

Why allergies are a problem not to be sniffed at

Opinion 3
Box sets can be seriously bad for your health, research has found

Why binge-watching box sets could be seriously damaging your health

News 1
Dice

Fluffy dice, and nine other ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

Offbeat
Some of the painted rocks. Picture: Jeni McAuley.

This fun family activity is taking the North East by storm - here's how you can get involved

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