News
From left, Gwen Jones and Joy Heron with Karl Dover and son Thomas.

Hetton coach firm en route to expansion

Transport
Prestbury Road in Sunderland

TRAFFIC LATEST: Motorcyclist in hospital after collision in Sunderland.

Transport
bmi regional will flight from Newcastle to Stavanger six days a week.

Airline launches new flights from Newcastle to Stavanger

Travel
Picture by Nick Ansell/PA Wire.

Ryanair announces new flights from North East to Gdansk, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lanzarote and Tenerife

Travel
Sandra Oni, who has gone missing from Gateshead.

Appeal to help track down woman who went missing after bowling alley visit

News
Molly the Shih Tzu after being nursed back to health.

Dog left to suffer from painful eye and skin condition just weeks after choking attack

News
Adam Johnson

Sister of ex-Sunderland player Adam Johnson rubbishes prison assault claims

News
The apprenticeship rair at Kepier academy.

Students get a taste of work at apprenticeship fair

Education
Steve Williamson, Head Teacher and Diane Curley, Assistant Head with pupils at the school.

Primary hoping to scoop award

News
From left, judge Emma Allen, Ben Joyce, and his lecturer Colin Galley.

Durham student shows he’s a star at the Abilympics

Education
Stephen Goldsmith

Seven reasons why it's time to think about university

Education
The Tyne Tunnel

Cat-napping puss sparks Tyne Tunnel rescue

News 2
Haskel's director of product management Stephen Learney.

Success is a gas for Sunderland manufacturer Haskel

Business
Catherine Attwell, left, and and Janette Ede of Grundfos.

Playing it safe pays off for Sunderland’s Grundfos plant

Business
Candidates for the Silksworth ward in the local elections. Clockwise, from top left, Chris Crozier, Alan Davies, Paul Edgeworth, Bryan Reynolds and Patricia Smith.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in Silksworth?

Politics
Candidates for the St Chad's ward, clockwise from top left, Richard Bradley, Meg Crosby, Darryl Dixon and Joshua Green. Not pictured: Dominic McDonough.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in St Chad’s?

Politics
Easington MP Grahame Morris.

Easington MP demands action on killer disease sepsis

Health 1
Candidates in the Ryhope ward for the Sunderland local elections. From left, Paula Hunt, Andrei Lucaci, Emma Robson. Not pictured: Anthony Usher.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in Ryhope?

Politics
Ken Robinson and his great nephew Ben Johnson before Ben did a bungee jump off the Transporter Bridge.

Schoolboy’s bungee jump raises £1,100 for charity

News
Easington MP Grahame Morris.

Easington MP demands action on killer disease sepsis

Health 1
Graeme Chapman and his grand-daughter Cora.

Search for Wearside grandfather missing from home

Health
Rapid response paramedic Sarah Ulph supporting the new campaign.

Hard-hitting 999 campaign urges public to only use ambulances for emergencies

Health
Nearly half of parents admit to being "piggy bank raiders" who occasionally dip into their children's cash.

7 reasons why parents raid their kids' piggy banks

Offbeat
No one won Saturday's Lotto jackpot.

Jackpot goes unclaimed after Saturday's Lotto draw

Offbeat

‘Oh really.’ Queen laughs as Barack Obama challenges Prince Harry over Invictus Games

Offbeat

BENEFITS EXPERT: What can we claim if my husband retires?

Opinion
Tony the Fridge

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Runners are a real inspiration

Opinion
Sweet peas planted out by the end of April last year.

GARDENING: Hardening off plants is a gradual process

Lifestyle