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Tragic Sunderland biker takes his final journey in Harley Davidson hearse

Sunderland
Anthony Maratty, manager of The Point, Paula Lister, Julie Dransfield, Andrew Golding, managing director of The Point, Deana Pearn and Adele Pallas.

Superheroes and singing stars lined up for night for Bradley Lowery

Sunderland

Teachers at a Sunderland primary school first to strike in 30 years

Education
Lewis Knapp's funeral procession arrives at South Shields Crematorium.

Hundreds turn out to pay their last respects to ‘lovely lad’ Lewis Knapp

News

Man jailed for dousing ex-girlfriend with petrol as she slept in her Sunderland home

Crime

Well-wishers send their love to brave Bradley Lowery

News

Sunderland thrill seekers get ready to take on pool’s mega inflatable challenge

News

Three taken to hospital after vehicle overturns on A690

Transport
Lear Corporation in Sunderland.

Sunderland factory beats off European competition to get £1.5m extension

Business

Richard Ord: Internet sites are spoiling for a fight

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

News
One vehicle was overturned in the incident. Image: Durham RPU on Twitter.

Three taken to hospital after vehicle overturns on A690

Transport
An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 5
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

Man jailed for dousing ex-girlfriend with petrol as she slept in her Sunderland home

Crime
Do you feel comfortable spotting an email phishing scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

Business
Stock picture by Katie Collins/PA Wire

Knife crime rises 14% as downward trend reverses

Crime
Gary Young at an earlier court hearing.

Convicted Sunderland conman given permission to appeal against trial verdict

Crime

Teachers at a Sunderland primary school first to strike in 30 years

Education 1
MP Sharon Hodgson speaking at a recent meeting with headteachers over funding cuts.

Wearside MP warns of a 'perfect storm' in education

Education 1
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 1
Ellen Thinnesen and John Craggs

Gentoo and Sunderland College sign deal to build firm foundations

News 3

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

News
Do you feel comfortable spotting an email phishing scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

Business
Lear Corporation in Sunderland.

Sunderland factory beats off European competition to get £1.5m extension

Business 4

Government urged to end 'secrets' over Orgreave and give former mining communities the truth

News
Pupils sitting exams. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Our children deserve better than this

Opinion
May vs Corbyn LIVE - a good idea, or something you'd be keen to avoid?

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head in a TV debate

News 12
Niall Hodson with party members at last night's general election campaign launch

Lib Dems name their man for Sunderland Central election battle

Sunderland 6

Bringing neglected wildlife habitat back to life

East Durham
Sunderland City Council's cabinet met at the Civic Centre earlier today.

School improvements, action on empty homes and road routes: Sunderland's city leaders make plans for the future

Sunderland
A sand martin, photographed by ranger Dougie Holden.

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

Sunderland thrill seekers get ready to take on pool’s mega inflatable challenge

News 2
Peterlee Community Hospital.

Change to parking charges at Peterlee Community Hospital

Health 1
Darren Powell (left) and Neil Birkenshaw, with Bradley's banner outside Leeds United's Elland Road ground.

Charitable footie fans set to bring Bradley Lowery banner to Stadium of Light

News
Would you get a McDonald's home delivery?

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

Business 7
The nation's obesity crisis is getting worse. Picture: Pixabay.

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

Health 3

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

News 5
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

Do you think the elderly are ‘digital duckers’

Your Say
Theresa May. PA picture.

Will Theresa May be a TV gladiator or a tub of lard?

Opinion
Pupils sitting exams. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Our children deserve better than this

Opinion
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Richard Ord: Why my son wants me to vote Labour

Opinion

Legal Eagle: Help needed to see children

Opinion