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Hundreds of thousands turn out for 28th Sunderland International Airshow

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Crowds at Seaburn

Sunderland Airshow 2016 to overcome terrorism, Brexit and tragedy to be another huge success

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David Moyes has been appointed Sunderland manager.

27 things you said about David Moyes' appointment as Sunderland manager

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Picture by Lisa Gibson.

What will the weather be like for the final day of Sunderland Airshow?

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Families plead with Sunderland council to keep community ‘respectable’

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Hear from the excited pilots who are set to wow crowds in Sunderland Airshow today

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The Red Arrows also wowed crowds last night. Picture by Liam McCormick.

Today's schedule for Sunderland International Airshow - including when you can see the Red Arrows

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Wearside MP urges Transport Secretary to back Metro extensions plans

Politics 9
A hole in the lane behind 159 Chester Road, Sunderland.

Investigation launched after hole opens up in Sunderland street

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The car hit the lamppost at this junction.

Car hits lamppost in Hartlepool street

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The tragedy unfolded near the Groyne, in South Shields.

Devastated family appeal for heroic surfer to come forward after man dies in jet ski tragedy

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Cowboy builders jailed after conning Sunderland OAP

Crime 4
Thieves have stolen a hot tub from Mel Jones garden.
Daughters from left Lauran Jones aged seven and severely disabled Amy Jones aged five

Mum overwhelmed by generosity after disabled daughter targetted by callous thieves

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A teenager who was left fighting for his life in hospital after taking drugs is improving, police have confirmed.

Police confirm Sunderland teen's condition is continuing to improve after taking drugs

Environment
Ian Parkin was in breach of a suspended sentence.

Serial Sunderland bomb hoaxer hurled drunken abuse at police

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Youngsters took to the stage at the Sunderland Empire for the city’s annual dance festival for schools

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Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Sunderland school ‘wig walk’ combs in £400 for cancer charity

Education
Beth Mead celebrates getting her degree from Teesside University.

Sunderland Ladies star celebrates graduation from North East university

Education
Boldon actress Melissa Fleming was chosen to represent her London theatre school at the prestigious Spotlight Awards.

Honour for Melissa as she’s chosen to represent theatre school at prestigious awards

Theatre and Comedy
Teaching assistants protest outside the County Hall Durham.
Unison organiser Helen Metcalf

Teaching assistants stage latest protest in fight against pay cuts

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Horden curry house boss hoping to ‘takeaway’ prize at awards

Eating Out
Sharon Hodgson inspects the abandoned Leamside Line

Wearside MP urges Transport Secretary to back Metro extensions plans

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A hole in the lane behind 159 Chester Road, Sunderland.

Investigation launched after hole opens up in Sunderland street

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Call for coffee chains to reuse cups as 2.5billion dumped every year

Offbeat

Families plead with Sunderland council to keep community ‘respectable’

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Sharon Hodgson inspects the abandoned Leamside Line

Wearside MP urges Transport Secretary to back Metro extensions plans

Politics 9
Prime Minister Theresa May

SHARON HODGSON: City’s voice must be heard in Brexit talks

Opinion 6
Millfield Lib Dem councillor Niall Hodson at Kayll Road Library.

Sunderland council urged to spare remaining libraries as the service prepares for more cuts

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Police confirm Sunderland teen's condition is continuing to improve after taking drugs

Environment
The Sunderland International Airshow last year.

What's the weather going to be like for the Sunderland International Airshow?

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Residents campaigning to Keep Boldon Green. 
From left, Roz Hughes, Clare Newton, Jillian Duncan and Jayne Macie.

Residents’ fight goes on to Keep Boldon Green

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Prime Minister Theresa May has been sent a letter by the leaders in the north over the EU negotiations.

Leaders in the north demand a place around the Brexit talks table with PM

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Health trusts agree new management structure in "alliance" plan

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Mary Olimma. Picture from Central News.

'Die, die, die' nun, 70, banned from nursing for a year after appalling treatment of patients

South Shields
A teenager who was left fighting for his life in hospital after taking drugs is improving, police have confirmed.

Police confirm Sunderland teen's condition is continuing to improve after taking drugs

Environment
Forest View Primary School children knitting group donate a blanket to spina bifida sufferer Rubie O'Brien

South Shields primary school pupils knit blanket for disabled Sunderland girl

Health
(from left Coun Mel Speding opens one of the new specialist rest rooms on Seaburn promenade  with  Jodie Williams, Gavin Barr, Sharon Bell and Phil Hughes from Sunderland People First and the Disability Independence Advisory Group.

New changing room provides a lift for disabled Sunderland Airshow visitors

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Oliver Stone. Picture by PA.

How Pokemon Go 'could lead to totalitarianism,' according to Oliver Stone

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Call for coffee chains to reuse cups as 2.5billion dumped every year

Offbeat
Are you playing Pokemon Go? And would you go to see the film?

Pokemon to hit big screen in live action movie franchise

Film
Garlic bulbs.

GARDENING: Get your garlic dried out to last into winter

Lifestyle

ON THE WATERFRONT: How rail shaped the docks

Opinion
Prime Minister Theresa May

SHARON HODGSON: City’s voice must be heard in Brexit talks

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The 'enjoy your day off' starter kit

RICHARD ORD: Nowt like a list to beat the daily grind

Opinion