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Mum’s heartbreak after doctors find Bradley Lowery has new tumour

News

Best friends celebrate after scooping £15million Lotto jackpot

News
Drivers have been urged to take care on major routes across the region because of Storm Doris.

North East drivers told to prepare for Storm Doris over severe weather warning on major roads

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Hadrian Street in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Man charged with aggravated burglary in Sunderland

Crime

Family pays tribute to ‘wonderful’ son and brother Stuart Price

East Durham

What could £15m Lottery winners spend their new money on?

News

Sexual history being used to 'ambush' alleged rape victims, says police chief

Crime

Why Sunderland is one of the luckiest cities for National Lottery jackpot wins

News
Storm Doris is on the way.

Storm Doris is on the way, bringing snow, rain and gale-force winds

News

LEGAL EAGLE: Drinking after a road accident

Adrian Dalton

One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

News
Winter weather is predicted to return to the North East later this week.

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

News
Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

Transport 1
The accident happened at this junction.

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

Sunderland
Bad weather led to the Shields Ferry being suspended yesterday.

Shields Ferry returns to service after weather improves

News

Sunderland mother hid cocaine inside Kinder Surprise chocolate egg

Sunderland
Keith Newbold was attacked in the Haymarket area of Newcastle, pictured. Dean Jones, top, was one of the gang who attacked him, while Sean Kelly, below, admitted handling his stolen bank card.

Man 'gutted' in knife attack after refusing to give cash to beggars

Crime
Hadrian Street in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Man charged with aggravated burglary in Sunderland

Crime
Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird.

Sexual history being used to 'ambush' alleged rape victims, says police chief

Crime 7

Top sponsors for Sunderland students event

Business
Counting chicken nuggets can help pre-school children develop maths skills.

How chicken nuggets can help pre-school kids learn to count

Lifestyle 4
The Technically Viral team from Byron Sixth Form College, who took first place in the Professional Class of the regional heat for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge National competition.

Byron Sixth Form College into national F1 Schools competition final

Education
MP Grahame Morris during a visit to Profound Services. Picture by FRANK REID

Construction academy is helping build bright careers

Business
NCS Champion School awarded to headboy Lewis Bradford and headgirl Emily Gilhespy by representatives of the scheme.

School wins accolade for turning students into good citizens

News

New venue aims to be ‘best restaurant in Sunderland’

Business
The incident happened on the A19 southbound near the A689 turn off. Image copyright Google Maps.

One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

News
What's the toughest interview question you've been asked?

'What am I thinking right now?' - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Business

Former Hartlepool MP Lord Mandelson warns against 'Brexit at all costs'

Politics 27
Tax-Free Childcare is designed to allow more parents to get back to work.

10 things every parent should know about Tax-Free Childcare

Family
Ken Loach, winner of the Outstanding British Film award for I, Daniel Blake, in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Ken Loach hits out at Government as he collects Bafta for North East-made I, Daniel Blake

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Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby.

BBC programme Any Questions? set to be broadcast from Durham

News 6
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

North East bishop among those to speak out over lack of help for lone child refugees

Politics

Fly-tipper fined hundreds after being caught on camera

Environment
Thousands of plastic pellets have been found washed up on the beach at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool.

Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

Environment 1
Burst main causes traffic chaos in Peterlee.

Burst water main causes massive disruption

East Durham

New Sunderland volunteers are just champion

Health
Many nurses feel they are too busy to give dying patients high-quality care, a new poll suggests. Picture: PA.

Two-thirds of nurses struggle to find time to care properly for the dying

Health
One of the sessions organised by Sunderland Carers' Centre on behalf of All Together Better.

WEARSIDE MATTERS: Organisations get together to help people help themselves

Health
How much do you drink?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Health 2
Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed. Pic: PA.

Step-counter apps 'could do more harm than good'

Health
The t-shirt.

Petition launched to return 'racist' Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after customer's complaint sparks ban

Offbeat
What are your plans for half term?

Five tips to keep the kids occupied during half term

Family 2
An army of grandparents looking after their grandchildren are collectively saving parents more than 16billion a year in formal childcare costs.

Grandparents save working families £1,786 a year in childcare costs

Family 1

Star gazing event was a success

Your Say
Right on? Civil partnership campaigners have their day in court.

RICHARD ORD: Dog dirt delivers another fine mess

Opinion
One of the sessions organised by Sunderland Carers' Centre on behalf of All Together Better.

WEARSIDE MATTERS: Organisations get together to help people help themselves

Health

LEGAL EAGLE: Drinking after a road accident

Opinion 3
A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

We are tougher on litter louts than we are on those who abuse animals - it’s time to change

Opinion