News

News

Police name victim as they launch Sunderland murder probe

Crime
Miller & Carter is heading to Sunderland

National steak house chain Miller & Carter to open at Sunderland pub site

Eating Out
The Voice is coming to Sunderland

The Voice to hold open auditions at Sunderland club

Music
An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News

Work colleagues receive bravery award after rescuing woman from fire

News

Queues form at Sunderland Empire as Matilda the Musical tickets go on sale

Theatre and Comedy

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

News

Boxer Anthony Joshua donates glove to raise cash for Bradley Lowery

News
Nichola Mason with son Isaac, who will be taking part in the Race for Grace.

Mum set to take on Sunderland fun run in memory of daughter who died aged two

News

Richard Ord: Internet sites are spoiling for a fight

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 1
Northern staff are walking out in a dispute over the future of guards.

Emergency Sunderland and Hartlepool timetable revealed for Friday's one-day rail strike

News
A planned 48-hour strike onVirginTrains East Coast has been suspended. Pic: PA.

Virgin Trains strike suspended after progress in talks with union

Business 2
Shaun Morrow

Drunk brewery boss caused late-night A1 motorway pile-up as he drove without lights

Washington
The collision has happened close to the A1018 junction. Image copyright Google Maps.

Six car smash leaves behind just damage and delays on A19

News

Soldier found guilty of murdering former girlfriend by cutting open her neck from ear to ear

Crime
Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley.

Newcastle United ground raided by HMRC over investigation into transfer activities

News
Police put a motorbike into a van.

Police hoping to put brakes on motorbike disorder

News
Newcastle Crown Court.

Man who went 'ballistic' during girlfriend attack avoids jail

Crime 3

Wearside MP warns of a 'perfect storm' in education

Education
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
Ellen Thinnesen and John Craggs

Gentoo and Sunderland College sign deal to build firm foundations

News 3
Staff and youngsters at Dene House's Sunshine Nursery celebrating a good Ofsted report.

Nursery is bringing sunshine to the lives of youngsters

News
Durham County Council's main base at County Hall in Durham.

Meetings start with Durham County Council over next stage of teaching assistant review

Crime

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

Business 5
An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 1
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One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

Business 1

More than 100 jobs to go in North East as Nestle plans to move Blue Riband production overseas - unions

Business 9

Lib Dems name their man for Sunderland Central election battle

Sunderland 2
Liz Truss. Picture: PA.

Justice Secretary to investigate landlord sex-for-rent online adverts

Politics 3
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour government would create four new bank holidays on patron saints' days

News 64
Theresa May. Picture from PA.

Tories play down talk of tax rises if Conservatives win snap General Election

Politics 16
(from left) Kath Griffin, Ken Ken Bremner, Lieutenant General Robin Brims CBE, Kelly Bennett and Ben Bannerjee

Sunderland hospitals sign covenant pledging support to armed forces personnel

News 3

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
Out with the old?

Friday could be the first day Britain functions without the benefit of any coal-powered electricity

News 1
Emergency services on the riverside near Wearmouth Bridge after a man fell into the water.

Man who died after falling from Sunderland's Wearmouth Bridge is named

Crime 3

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

Business 5
The nation's obesity crisis is getting worse. Picture: Pixabay.

Obese children ‘four times more likely’ to develop Type 2 diabetes

Health 4
Bradley Lowery.

How you can show your support with lasting tribute to battling Bradley Lowery

News
The signed glove by boxer Anthony Joshua.

Boxer Anthony Joshua donates glove to raise cash for Bradley Lowery

News 1

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

News 4
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
Hummus

Hummus shortage leaves North East middle classes in dip disarray

Lifestyle

No confidence if voting Conservative

Your Say

Recruitment of Sunderland nurses is good news

Your Say

Fears over future of Sunderland’s Debenhams store

Your Say 1

Vote Conservative for more of the same

Your Say
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Richard Ord: Why my son wants me to vote Labour

Opinion

Legal Eagle: Help needed to see children

Opinion
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Labour is banking on more holidays to woo the electorate

Sunderland

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Take a side order of realism

Opinion 2