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Sunderland Facebook yob launched sledgehammer attack on grandad's home

Crime
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New jobs as Toys 'R' Us confirms details of new store in Sunderland

Business
The incident happened on Stanhope Road, South Shields. Image by Google Maps.

Police officer hit by car after firearms incident at Post Office

Crime
Olympic boxer Tony Jeffries with his bronze medal

Sunderland boxer Tony Jeffries enters West Park row

News

Young Sunderland inventors to have work displayed at V&A Museum

Arts

Durham and England all-rounder Ben Stokes arrested on suspicion of attack

News

Hospital staff cleared of blame after death of woman in Sunderland

Health

Police locate missing-from-home pensioner

News
Freddy Shepherd in the shadow of St James's Park for the unveiling of Alan Shearer's statue last year.

Former Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepherd dies

Sport

Richard Ord: Boxing clever? More like ‘boxing stupid!’

Richard Ord

Police officer hit by car after firearms incident at Post Office

Crime
Jordan Cuthill.

Sunderland Facebook yob launched sledgehammer attack on grandad's home

Crime
The gang attempted to smuggle more than 1.8million cigarettes into the UK.

Ringleaders of Durham tobacco smuggling gang put behind bars

Crime
Thompsons Waste Centre in The Parade, Hendon. Image copyright Google Maps.

Sunderland waste firm fined after breaches led to illegal dumping

News
General view up Cedar Road, Fenham. Picture from Google Maps.

Man held on suspicion of explosives offences after counter-terrorism operation in North East

Crime

Lane closure after lorries collide on A19

Sunderland
Durham Cathedral.

Contactless payments to be introduced for parking Durham City - and charges are going up

Durham
A 50mph speed limit is being proposed for Wessington Way once the New Wear Crossing is open to traffic.

New speed limits proposed for key Sunderland roads and New Wear Crossing

News

Safety top priority for roads bosses as they ask the public to help choose new A19 junction layout

Transport

City professor to talk about culture bid

News
Experts say scrums and tackling should be banned in school rugby, as children risk being seriously injured.

Ban tackling and scrums from schools rugby, say experts

Education
Eppleton Primary Academy.

Sunderland primary fails to make the grade in Ofsted inspection

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Artist Gary Nicholson with some of his work from his latest exhibition, Regeneration, at Sunderland University Picture by David Wood.

Sunderland artist uses health battle as inspiration for new exhibition

News
Staff gather to celebrate the anniversary.

Sunderland University’s London campus celebrates fifth birthday

News

New jobs as Toys 'R' Us confirms details of new store in Sunderland

Business
Debenhams is recruiting almost 250 staff in the North East to help out over Christmas.

Debenhams launches recruitment drive for hundreds of Christmas staff

Business
Thompsons Waste Centre in The Parade, Hendon. Image copyright Google Maps.

Sunderland waste firm fined after breaches led to illegal dumping

News
The A19 near Peterlee. Credit: Google.

Lane closure after lorries collide on A19

Sunderland

Waspi women have been stung into action and deserve our support

Opinion
Grahame Morris, left, with fellow Waspi campaigners on the terrace of the Houses of Parliament.

Thousands back MP’s campaign for better pensions for women

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Student swamped with orders for Jeremy Corbyn Toby Jug launched to help pay university fees

Politics
HMS Ocean leaves Sunderland for the last time

Sunderland in talks with Royal Navy over new adopted ship after HMS Ocean is decommissioned

News
The Unison and Unite rally ahead of the meeting.

Thousands sign West Park petition as council calls for end to public sector pay cap

News

Being in a good mood could boost the effectiveness of flu jabs, finds study

Health
Lynn Ross died at Sunderland Royal Hospital last October.

Hospital staff cleared of blame after death of woman in Sunderland

Health
People taking part in a charity abseil at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Fundraisers scale new heights for Sunderland Royal Hospital

Health
Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

Opinion

Sunderland boxer Tony Jeffries enters West Park row

News
Picture taken in 1995 of Tony Booth with daughter Cherie, the wife of Tony Blair, celebrating outside the High Court after she was sworn in as a QC.

Till Death Us Do Part actor Tony Booth, who became father-in-law of Tony Blair, dies aged 85

News
From left, Durham Wildlife Trust director Jim Cokill, volunteer Charlotte Pink and reserve officer Chris Jones on Herrington Hill.

'Rare and precious' Sunderland nature habitat bought by wildlife experts

Environment
Photo issued by the National Trust of a red squirrel in the grounds of Wallington in Northumberland, as they have made a remarkable comeback on the estate after nearly being wiped out

Red squirrels return to North East visitor attraction after near-extinction through deadly virus

Environment
The rubbish found near Leam Court.

Sunderland waste firm director more than £3,000 out of pocket after rubbish found dumped on right of way

Environment
Local hero Dave Stewart during his recent Empire Theatre show.

Letter of the week: If only we could get pop star Dave Stewart to help run Sunderland Football Club

Your Say
The blanked out faces of Kepier students waiting to have their uniforms checked on the first day back at school this term.

Letter of the week: "Forcing parents to go to expensive shop for school uniforms is so wrong"

Your Say

Parents are doing their best over uniforms

Your Say
Grahame Morris, left, with fellow Waspi campaigners on the terrace of the Houses of Parliament.

Waspi women have been stung into action and deserve our support

Opinion
Keeping fit in a gym.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Finding the time to keep yourself fit

Opinion

Can students continue to claim other benefits?

Opinion
Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

Opinion
Liz Dawn who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street. Picture by PA

Sadness as Liz Dawn who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street dies

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Picture from Pixabay

Is it your birthday? Today is the most popular day to be born in England and Wales

Offbeat
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Amazing meteor showers to light up North East skies

Offbeat
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When autumn begins: Five things to know about the equinox

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