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

Airline launches new flights from Newcastle to Stavanger

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

Travel
Metro train passing Monkwearmouth Station Museum, Sunderland.

Couple charged in connection with Sunderland Metro robbery

News
Wearmouth Bridge

TRAFFIC NEWS: Wearmouth Bridge to be closed for emergency pothole repairs

Transport
Cabral

Ex-SAFC midfielder Cabral tells rape trial: Woman 'wanted to have sex with me'

Crime
Vicky's Supermarket.

Off licences banned from selling drink following underage sales

Crime

Police hunt pervert passenger who sexually woman on South Shields-bound bus

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Stephen Goldsmith

Seven reasons why it's time to think about university

Education
Sunderland students Thomas Robertson aka Bobson.

Sunderland students taking over BBC Radio 1 airwaves in new show

Education
Lambton pupils on their bikes near the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland pupils get on their bikes for the Big Pedal

Health

South Tyneside pubs could open again - months after facing last orders

News 1
Property agent Ajay Jagota says the warning signs were clear for he saw this months property price plunge.

House prices plummet in South Tyneside - as region is hit by valuation plunge

News 4
Candidates for the Pallion ward in the local elections. Clockwise, from top left, Alan Robinson, Conor Sutton, Amy Wilson and Philip Young. Not pictured: Ian Pallace.

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

Politics
Candidates for Hetton in the local elections. Clockwise, from top left, James Blackburn, John Defty, Philip Dowell, David Geddis, Douglas Middlemiss.

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

Politics
Unions are a key liberty in our democracy

BRIDGET PHILLIPSON: Trade unions are a key liberty in our democracy

Opinion 3
Doxford ward candidates, clockwise, from top left, Vince Costello, Rachel Featherstone, Christine Marshall, Geoff Pryke and Keith O'Brien.

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

Politics
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Fire engine. (S)

Crews tackle ‘severe’ house fire in Horden

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Scott White was caught operating as an unlicensed scrap metal dealer

Unlicensed scrap metal dealer fined after being caught on camera trying to flee

Environment
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Sunderland to receive £184,000 to help fix potholes

News 1
Sunderland has the highest rate of hospital admissions in the country as a result of obesity, according to new figures.

Sunderland hospital’s obesity admissions are highest in the UK

News 8
South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields

Fears for future of South Tyneside hospital after jobs axe news and Sunderland merger

News 3
City obesity hospital admissions highest in UK

City obesity hospital admissions highest in UK

News
Rapid response paramedic Sarah Ulph supporting the new campaign.

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

Health
The bank holiday weekend forecast isn't the best. So how will you spend your time?

Nine things to do on a gloomy May bank holiday

Offbeat
Sir David Attenborough will turn 90 on May 8.

15 of Sir David Attenborough's most memorable quotes

News
Princess Charlotte. Picture: The Duchess of Cambridge/Press Association.

10 things we know about Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday

Offbeat
Wreath Quay engine works

ON THE WATERFRONT: Into the age of steam

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

GARDENING: Hardening off plants is a gradual process

Lifestyle
Unions are a key liberty in our democracy

BRIDGET PHILLIPSON: Trade unions are a key liberty in our democracy

Opinion 3
Sunderland College students and staff celebrate a trio of awards at a regional ceremony. Picture by Tom Yeoman

WEARSIDE MATTERS: A hat-trick of awards for Sunderland College

Opinion