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Sunderland tower blocks now clear of cladding that would fail safety tests, confirms Gentoo

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David Wilson

Murder accused 'told woman he stabbed someone' just hours after killing, court told

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HMS Ocean as the Royal Navy ship entered the River Wear during a visit in 2015.

Farewell visit for HMS Ocean as Sunderland's affiliated Royal Navy ship prepares to be decommissioned

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Steve and Donna Summerside

CPS rules out criminal charges over death of Sunderland engineer Steve Summerside

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Singers calling for support for Bradley Lowery charity song

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Mum of missing Sunderland man Callum Young makes fresh appeal for help to trace missing son

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Sunderland school sets pupils on path to employment

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Six arrests after reports of street fight in Sunderland

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

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Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

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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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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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Concern for distressed man after he goes missing from his home

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Steve and Donna Summerside

CPS rules out criminal charges over death of Sunderland engineer Steve Summerside

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David Wilson

Murder accused 'told woman he stabbed someone' just hours after killing, court told

Crime

Sunderland academy receives award for tackling bullying

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Amanda Searle, Senior Leader responsible for careers, with the Red House Academy award.

Sunderland school sets pupils on path to employment

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Crowds at the Stadium of Light for this morning's launch

Hundreds of pupils flock to Stadium of Light for launch of Work Discovery Sunderland 2017

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The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Doris MacKnight, and Mayoral Consort, Mr Keith MacKnight, with pupils from the local schools involved in the Hylton Castle time capsule project.

Sunderland children given chance to make history at time capsule launch

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Youngsters at Grindon Hall Christian School are already in the Christmas spirit.

Meet the bright sparks set to light up Sunderland this Christmas

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‘Hole in the wall’ proving cash is still king on 50th birthday

Business
A Metro train.

Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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The team with Emily Storer.

Sunderland cycle team raises £43,000 to help Emily walk

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Crowds at the Stadium of Light for this morning's launch

Hundreds of pupils flock to Stadium of Light for launch of Work Discovery Sunderland 2017

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Farewell visit for HMS Ocean as Sunderland's affiliated Royal Navy ship prepares to be decommissioned

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Prime Minister Theresa May greets DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street in London.

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

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John McDonnell. Picture Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Labour 'would have won election with few weeks more campaigning', says John McDonnell

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An impression of how the development will look when it is completed.

New £10m older people's home in Sunderland set for 'open day' this week

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40 pictures from Armed Forces Day weekend in Sunderland and Seaham

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Mattress 'mountains' springing up as firms find recycling too costly

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Hazel dormouse. Picture by Clare Pengelly/PA Wire

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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Sunderland fitness trainer launches women’s gym wear range

Health
Sisters Georgia Fletcher and Olivia Crawford, aka Liv'n'G.

Singers calling for support for Bradley Lowery charity song

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Natalia Rooks is hoping to raise �6,000 to fly to America for treatment.

Sunderland teenager needs £6,000 to travel to America for cancer treatment

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Dr Hannah Barham-Brown, who had to crowdfund for her own wheelchair. Picture: PA.

Patients relying on crowdfunding to buy wheelchairs, doctor warns

Health
More than 800 people have avoided waits in A&E as a result of the scheme.

Sunderland paramedic scheme extended as more than 800 patients avoid lengthy A&E waits

Health
British folklore and fairy tales are at risk of dying out, say researchers

Goodbye Robin Hood, Nessy and King Arthur? British folklore and fairy tales ‘dying out’ as parents fail to pass them on

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Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone is 20 today.

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Arts
The new car horn sounds like a quacking duck.

Quacking-duck car horn developed as alternative to angry honk

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Employees need regular sunshine breaks

Your Say

Indulgence was a vote winner in the General Election 2017

Your Say 1

North East junctions cause ‘perfect storm’ for motorists

Your Say
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?

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Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Finding the right fitness trainer for you in Sunderland

Opinion
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