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Cladding on five Sunderland tower blocks has failed fire safety tests, Government reveals

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The removal of the cladding started on Saturday.

Residents speak after cladding removed from Sunderland tower blocks

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Westgate Road,Newcastle. Picture from Google Images

Two children in intensive care after car ploughs into pedestrians outside North East mosque - police say they are not treating it as terror-related

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40 pictures from Armed Forces Day weekend in Sunderland and Seaham

Politics

Sunderland Sikhs hand out cold drinks to mark Chabeel Day and raise awareness of their culture

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Hundreds show their support and appreciation during Armed Forces Weekend in Sunderland

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Woman’s drug death in South Shields sparks police warning

Crime

Jurors in David Wilson murder trial shown how police used Sunderland Echo to help trace alleged killer

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Cladding removed from Sunderland tower blocks ‘as a precautionary measure’ following safety testing

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Gardening: Get snapping to be in with a chance of winning a trip to the Netherlands

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Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

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A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system because of power issue

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Woman’s drug death in South Shields sparks police warning

Crime
Westgate Road,Newcastle. Picture from Google Images

Two children in intensive care after car ploughs into pedestrians outside North East mosque - police say they are not treating it as terror-related

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The CCTV image has been released by Durham Constabulary.

Police appeal after designer handbag stolen from Durham shop

Crime
Beware of people trying to con you into handing over details on the phone.

Six sneaky fraudsters' tricks that are a sign you should put the phone down

Opinion

Meet the bright sparks set to light up Sunderland this Christmas

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How did your college or university do?

So how did your college or university do in the new teaching assessment tables?

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Sunderland Civic Centre

Plans for new special free school for autistic children in Sunderland approved by council chiefs

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Sunderland University and Sunderland College ranked alongside Durham University in new ratings system

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Picture by Ian Day

Durham University denied gold status in new 'teaching excellence' ratings system - but Newcastle achieves top grade

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Grenfell Tower: 27 tower blocks in 15 council areas fail cladding fire safety tests

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Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Opinion
Careful planning can help your holiday cash go further.

Five ways to make your holiday money go further this summer

Opinion
Go North East is undergoing a shake-up of bus routes in Sunderland

Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

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40 pictures from Armed Forces Day weekend in Sunderland and Seaham

Politics
Workers remove cladding from one of the Sunderland tower blocks.

Cladding on five Sunderland tower blocks has failed fire safety tests, Government reveals

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Parliament has been hit by a cyber-security attack, said Liberal Democrat peer Baron Rennard. Picture: PA.

Emails hit as Parliament targeted by cyber security attack

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Hundreds show their support and appreciation during Armed Forces Weekend in Sunderland

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Three days of events were kicked off last night at Seaburn Recreation Park, when an Armed Forces Day flag was raised and a concert took place.

Families come together to start Armed Forces Day celebrations in Sunderland

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Fears for future of UK dormice as populations plummet

Environment
Brussels Central Station has been evacuated after an explosion tonight.

Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion

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Over 2,000 homes across South Tyneside and Sunderland are currently without power.

Power cut continues to affect hundreds of homes in South Tyneside and Sunderland

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So are Brexit voters more like middle-class TV character Victor Meldew, played by Richard Wilson, left, or working-class Alf Garnett, played by Warren Mitchell?

So who is your typical Brexit voter? You may be surprised by the latest findings

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Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Workout 2

Opinion
It's important to stay hydrated.

Why it's important to stay hydrated for the Summer Body Challenge

Opinion
Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl.

Recipe of the week: Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl

Lifestyle
Sunderland Royal Hospital Reserves Day. Front from left Hospital CE Ken Bremner and Brigadier Richard Spencer OBE ADC Royal Marines. Back from left Consultant Mr Peter Small, Director of HR Kath Griffin, Captain Robert Anderson - Royal Navy and Commander Ian Berry MBE RD - Royal Naval Reserve

Navy chiefs in visit to Sunderland Royal Hospital

Health
From left, Brian Burnie, founder trustee of Daft as a Brush, Lady Elsie Robson, volunteer driver Alan Gibson, from Washington, and Daft as a Brush volunteer Derek Fordy, also from Washington.

Washington man’s vital role in making life easier for cancer patients

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What's your favourite part of a barbecue?

One in 10 Brits will attend more than 20 barbecues this summer

Lifestyle
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Viewing pictures of cute puppies and bunnies 'can help put the spark back in a marriage'

Offbeat
The virtual fidget spinner.

How you can play with a fidget spinner on Google

Offbeat
Our writer's picture of unwelcome visitors near his Sunderland home.

Letter of the week: Is this the bin collection service Sunderland people are paying for?

Your Say 1

Tory party need to check their facts

Your Say
Sunflowers growing amongst vegetables on an alloment. Picture by Mark Bolton/IGPOTY

Gardening: Get snapping to be in with a chance of winning a trip to the Netherlands

Lifestyle

Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Opinion
Exercises like hill climbs are designed to get the whole of your body moving.

Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Workout 2

Opinion
It's important to stay hydrated.

Why it's important to stay hydrated for the Summer Body Challenge

Opinion