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Sunderland ‘gentle giant’s’ death was suicide, inquest rules

A man whose body was found on a beach took his own life, a coroner has ruled.

Sunderland
David Moyes.

'I am relieved he has gone' - Sunderland fans react to David Moyes' resignation

Black Cats fans have said they are not sorry to see David Moyes resign from Sunderland after his disastrous season in charge at the Stadium of Light.
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Looking ahead: Could Garry Monk be a contender for the Sunderland job?

Reader poll: Who next for the Sunderland managerial hot seat?

So who do you think should succeed David Moyes as Sunderland's eighth permanent boss in less than six years?

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David Moyes has quit Sunderland after less than year in charge.

Reader poll: Are you happy that Sunderland boss David Moyes has quit?

Have your immediate say on whether you are pleased that beleaguered Sunderland manager David Moyes has left.
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Kyle Burrell

Respectable manager turned into masked robber after spending a month in a coma

A respectable manager turned into a masked raider after a month in a coma turned him into a "different person".

Crime
Funeral of Thomas Brown. Picture by PA

Tractor takes farmer killed in motocross crash on final journey

A farmer who died in a motocross crash has been taken to his funeral by a tractor followed by dozens of bikers.
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Sedgefield Parliamentary hopeful Phil Wilson.

North East Labour General Election candidate says he is no fan of party leader Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour candidate hoping to be re-elected in Tony Blair's former constituency has told voters he is "no supporter of Corbyn".

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Stephen Dixon of Easington Lane

Mum saves child from fire after arsonist dad started blaze while they slept

A terrified mum had to rescue her child after a fire started by her ex-partner fractured a pipe supplying gas to their home.
East Durham
Michael 'Casper' Graham.

Missing Sunderland fan found safe

The family of a Sunderland fan who went missing in London during Sunderland's clash with Chelsea say he has been found safe.

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Sunderland Software City skills team Jill McKinney and Amy Porter

Hi-tech jobs bonanza with 500 vacancies in software, technology, digital and creative roles

More than 500 vacancies in the North East’s booming technology sector will be up for grabs at Sunderland Software Centre this week.

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Cyber attacks are expected during the run up to the election

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.
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A Little Tern. Credit: Peterlee Police

Man warned over poaching after dogs disturb birds's nesting site

A poaching letter has been issued to a male who was reported to have been encouraging his dogs into the fenced-off area around the Little Tern nesting site at Crimdon.

East Durham
The man was arrested in Roker.

Police arrest man on suspicion of attempting to meet Sunderland child following grooming

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempting to meet a Sunderland child following grooming.

Sunderland
Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Sunderland 10th most affordable city in the world for university students, finds report

Sunderland is one of the very cheapest places in the world for university students, a report has found.

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Drug testing tents are set to be introduced at music festivals this year.

Music festival organisers are set to let revellers test their drugs before taking them

Some of Britain's biggest music festivals are poised to allow revellers to test their drugs before they take them.
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Vic Reeves. Picture from PA

Coronation Street fan Vic Reeves 'made up' over landing role in his favourite soap

Comic Vic Reeves will be making his life "complete" with a starring role in Coronation Street.

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Police have launched a crack down on motorbike disorder in Houghton and Washington.

Crackdown on motorbike nuisances in Houghton and Washington continues

Four people have been warned about motorbike disorder in the past two weeks as police continue to crackdown on nuisances

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Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

Crime
Picture by Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Conservatives 'will gain landslide victory in election' if voters aged 18 to 24 stay away, finds study

The Conservatives could win a majority of more than 100 seats in the General Election if the difference in turnout between young and old voters mirrors the 2015 contest, new figures show.

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