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Ex-pat gives her verdict on Sunderland after returning home after four decades in Canada

News
Even wet weather does not usually deter thousands of people from flocking to the seafront for the Sunderland International Airshow.

What will the weather be like for Sunderland International Airshow?

Sunderland
Julie Parkin.

Renewed appeal to trace car as part of Julie Parkin murder probe

Sunderland
The Old Twenty Nine Pub in High Street West in 1976.

Your memories of Sunderland pub The Old Twenty Nine

Retro

Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

South Tyneside

The date when Sunderland can expect its rainiest day this summer

Sunderland

New £2.5million plans announced for Sunderland’s former City Library

Politics

How you can help Albie’s fight with just one donation

Health

Your pictures of Disney Magic as she visits the River Tyne

News

BBC bosses need to get their act together on pay or face a sonic surprise they won’t forget in a hurry

Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

South Tyneside 10
Extra Metro trains will be running across the weekend.

Extra Metro trains confirmed for Sunderland International Airshow this weekend

Transport 1
The A183/A19 junction

Three-vehicle smash partially closes busy Sunderland road

News
There are delays across the Metro network this morning

Late-running modernisation work means Metro delays

News 5

Renewed appeal to trace car as part of Julie Parkin murder probe

Sunderland

Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

South Tyneside 10
The incident happened at the McDonald's drive through in Ryhope Road, Sunderland

Banned driver threw coffee at McDonald’s drive-thru worker after it arrived cold

News
South Northumbria Magistrates' Court in South Shields.

85-year-old motorist was found to be over the drink drive limit

News

School pupils’ artwork created as part of Venerable Bede project goes on display

Education
The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared. Picture: PA.

How many first-class degrees are being awarded by North East universities?

Education 5
Comedian Rory Bremner officially's opens Ashbrooke School.  From left Witherslack Group CE Phil Jones,  headteacher Derek Cogill and Rory

Comedian Rory Bremner opens new Sunderland special school

News
Margaret Temple who plans to set up her own plastering company.

Former care worker cements new career as one of region’s first female plasterers

News

Proms 2017: 16 pictures from Boldon School

Education

Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

South Tyneside 10
An artist's impression on how the treehouses would look

Luxury treehouse rooms planned for North East hotel

Travel
Sue Topley

Ex-pat gives her verdict on Sunderland after returning home after four decades in Canada

News 10
Did you receive an email from MoneySuperMarket?

MoneySuperMarket fined £80k for sending millions of unwanted marketing emails

Business

New £2.5million plans announced for Sunderland’s former City Library

Politics 14
The announcement was made today. Picture: PA.

State pension age to rise to 68 seven years earlier than planned

Politics 10
How the new estate will look in Healthway, Parkside, Seaham.

Housing estate to expand with new homes plan

Seaham
Julie Elliott MP (left) with daughter Rebecca (centre) and sister Joan (right) after completing a walk to raise funds for Kidney Research UK in June this year.

Sunderland MP whose daughter needs kidney transplant speaks out on organ donation

Sunderland 6

Bradley Lowery's mum reads heartfelt poem at funeral of little fighter

News 5

Village chiefs tell of pride at double Green Flag award for parks

East Durham
The waste warship constructed by Surfers Against Sewage. Picture from PA

Waste warship highlights havoc caused by plastic rubbish on our beaches

Environment 1
Foxes are less common garden visitors in County Durham than elsewhere in the country.

Families asked to help record garden wildlife visitors

Environment 1
The Lake District in Cumbria joins sites including the Grand Canyon and Stonehenge on the World Heritage Site list. Pic: PA.

Lake District succeeds in bid to be named as a World Heritage Site

News 2

Residents join search for missing Peterlee woman

News
Albie-Joe Ramshaw, of Houghton, who is battling leukaemia.

How you can help Albie’s fight with just one donation

Health 2
Alan Miller, chairman of East Durham Trust, and Annie Dolphin OBE, guest of honour, along with Malcolm Fallow, chief executive of East Durham Trust, with volunteers at the launch of the new garden.

Garden to help people dig for new found confidence takes root

News
Do you reach for the vacuum cleaner when feeling stressed?

This is what you should do if you're feeling stressed

Offbeat
Make sure you don't get caught out this summer.

Teenagers warned to remember sun cream

Health
Do you reach for the vacuum cleaner when feeling stressed?

This is what you should do if you're feeling stressed

Offbeat
The waste warship constructed by Surfers Against Sewage. Picture from PA

Waste warship highlights havoc caused by plastic rubbish on our beaches

Environment 1
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Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

Offbeat

Too early to allocate blame on Grenfell Tower tragedy

Your Say
The BBC pay list was revealed yesterday, with Chris Evans at the top.

BBC bosses need to get their act together on pay or face a sonic surprise they won’t forget in a hurry

Opinion
Young girl writing whilst studying or doing homework

Bridget Phillipson MP: Tories must learn schools need funds

Opinion
Hiring a car on holiday can be a whole lot of trouble if you are not careful.

Five ways to steer clear of car-hire problems on holiday

Opinion

Richard Ord: Achtung! Time for a Nazi Doctor Who?

Opinion