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Parliamentary hit by cyber security attack - Lib Dem peer

Parliament has been hit by a cyber security attack.
Politics

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

Hundreds of people have gathered in Sunderland to show their support and appreciation for our armed forces this weekend.
Sunderland
What's your favourite part of a barbecue?

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

The weather might not always permit it but us Brits are a nation of barbecue lovers and now latest research has discovered that one in ten Brits will attend more than 20 barbecues this summer.

Lifestyle
The CCTV image has been released by Durham Constabulary.

Police appeal after designer handbag stolen from Durham shop

A pink designer handbag has been stolen from a shop in Durham - and police have issued an image of two people they would like to speak to.

Crime
The Grenfell Tower fire has claimed the lives of dozens and left hundreds of people homeless. Picture: PA.

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

Some 27 high-rise buildings in 15 local authorities across the country have failed fire cladding safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has announced.
News 4
Ena Snowdon celebrates her 107th birthday in style.

Wearside great-gran celebrates her 107th birthday

A Wearside great-grandmother has celebrated her 107th birthday with a vintage-style tea party.

News
Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Can income from a pension affect my benefits?

Q. I have received a letter from the DWP stating that my pension income was assessed incorrectly when I applied for Income Related Employment and Support Allowance and despite me having received payments for six months, they have decided that I am no longer entitled and they have stopped my award. Is there anything I can do about this?

Opinion
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

Sunderland is marking Armed Forces Day – after a patriotic sing-along event was attended by families tonight

News
Be prepared for showers if you're out and about this weekend

Showers and cooler weekend weather forecast as heatwave comes to an end

A cooler, wetter weekend lies before the North East after the scorching hot weather of last Saturday and Sunday.

News

Watch: Slideshow of glitzy memories from past Sunderland school proms

The exam slog is nearly over - meaning that school prom season is just around the corner.

News
David Groark.

Meet the North-East man with one of the dirtiest jobs this weekend - cleaning the toilets at Glastonbury

"It's a dirty job and someone has to do it" is the phrase many disgruntled workers have heard over the years when they have been asked to complete an unappealing task.

News
Acorn Close was closed due to the fire. Picture by Google Maps.

Street cordoned off after scrap yard fire

A street in Sacriston has been closed due to a scrap yard fire.
Sunderland

Last known movements of Sunderland murder victim Robert Hutchinson captured on CCTV

Police have released footage showing the last known movements of murder victim Robert Hutchinson.

News
David Wilson, inset, was killed at his home in December 2014.

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

Jurors have been given an insight into how detectives broke the news of a city murder to the public in a bid to catch the killer.
Sunderland
Samuel Maskell.

Sunderland man handed criminal behaviour order following drunken rants at schoolchildren

A man has been handed a criminal behaviour order by police after repeatedly causing trouble in his neighbourhood.

News

Family of murdered Sunderland grandad ‘begging’ for information three years after his disappearance

The devastated daughter of a Sunderland man who has been missing for three years after he was believed to have been murdered is “begging” for anyone with information as to his whereabouts to come forward.

Crime
Damage caused by yobs.

Can you help snare yobs after three months of attacks in two parks?

Yobs have been slammed following a three-month wrecking campaign at two parks.

News
EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

Sunderland among EFL clubs to make donation to Grenfell Tower disaster fund

Sunderland and their fellow EFL clubs have agreed to donate a six-figure sum to the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Sunderland AFC 2
David Amis collapsed in HMP Durham after smuggling a stash of illegal items.

Prisoner collapsed after smuggling phones, drugs, tobacco and metal into Durham Jail hidden in colon

A prisoner collapsed and needed emergency surgery after smuggling a stash of drugs and mobile phones into jail - hidden inside him.

Crime
Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry

Families of Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford issue touching thank you for 'amazing support'

The families of teenage sweethearts killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have issued a touching thank you to everyone who has helped and supported them in their grief.

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