News
Councillor Niall Hodson.

Parking charge rises will hit businesses and cause traffic problems, claims Sunderland councillor

Politics 5

VIDEO: Rainbow of balloons released to remember brave Sunderland youngster

Sunderland
The Washington home struck by lightning today

Homeowner speaks of shock after roof hit by lightning

News

WATCH: What City of Culture 2021 means to Sunderland

Lifestyle 3

The dangerous animals being kept in North East under controversial licence

News 3

Your Race for Life pictures from Sunderland's charity run

Sunderland

Horror crash footage: Why police are releasing shocking images of incident which left woman paralysed

News 3
Linda Douglas, from Blackfell in Washington.

New service helps keep Sunderland woman away from A&E

Health 1
The level crossing at Lord Byron's Walk, Seaham. Image courtesy of Google Maps.

Seaham level crossing to be closed overnight to repair damaged rail equipment

News

Man seriously hurt after car crashes into trees off A19 and catches fire

Hartlepool 3

Take a bird's eye look at Sunderland's new super highway with this stunning video

Transport 10
The Stadium of Light.

Everything visitors to England v Australia game at Stadium of Light need to know

Sunderland AFC
Julie Perigo

Police still hunting killer of Sunderland woman - 30 years on

News 2

Horror crash footage: Why police are releasing shocking images of incident which left woman paralysed

News 3
Chichester News in South Shields.

Newsagent slashed in robbery attempt

News
Children will be in the money if they do well in their exams.

Parents offer rewards as incentive for good exam results

Education
Increasing numbers of pupils are going on term-time holidays which have not been agreed by schools.

Rising numbers of pupils are missing school to go on family holidays

News 5
Katie Stubbs with festival director Tony Edwards and Rachel Teate.

Young film-maker scoops top award

News 1
Councillor Michael Mordey.

Cost of car parking in Sunderland to rise as council says cash will help balance the budget

News 4
Prime Minister David Cameron picked the Wearside-built Nissan Micra for his wife Samantha.

PM lines up Wearside-made Micra for SamCam

News 9
The level crossing at Lord Byron's Walk, Seaham. Image courtesy of Google Maps.

Seaham level crossing to be closed overnight to repair damaged rail equipment

News
Councillor Niall Hodson.

Parking charge rises will hit businesses and cause traffic problems, claims Sunderland councillor

Politics 5

Battle of the Somme fallen remembered in Sunderland parade

Politics 5
Chris Grayling.

Immigration 'will add extra Newcastle' to Britain every year and 'change nature of UK,' claims anti-Europe Tory MP

Politics 10
Sunderland Civic Centre

Sunderland appoints new boss to turn around ‘inadequate’ children’s services

Sunderland 8
Team Force Restoration MD Brendan Teasdale in foreground with Operations Manager Nick Graham and  Contracts Manager Craig Burt.

Work under way to bring coastal landmark back to its former glory

News 3
Zelda Baveystock and Washington Wetland Centre CEO Martin Spray officially open the new hide.

New hide opens to visitors at Washington Wetland Centre

News

Picture special: Women in the pink at Sunderland Race for Life

News
The drugs are missing after an ambulance was parked outside Sunderland's A&E department.

Drug warning after medication reported missing from ambulance parked outside Sunderland's A&E

News
Andrea Loraine-Maughn and her sister Julia Loraine-Ashett.

Hundreds of women take part in Sunderland's Race For Life

Sunderland
Linda Douglas, from Blackfell in Washington.

New service helps keep Sunderland woman away from A&E

Health 1
A glimpse of Emma Watson as Belle in the new Beauty and the Beast film, due for release next year.

First look at new Beauty and the Beast movie starring Emma Watson

Film
Matilda the Horsfield tortoise, who lives with owner Verity Ward in South Tyneside.

Nine facts about turtles and tortoises on World Turtle Day

Offbeat
The product has been recalled by Argos.

Argos issues recall over fire-risk dehumidifier

Business
Kids need to be equipped for the real world not just exam grades

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Work experience key to success

Opinion

BENEFITS EXPERT: How PIP transfers are decided

Opinion
Yellow Parador and pale green Cavili make a change to supermarket courgettes.

GARDENING: Courgettes, a pretty vegetable but not to everyone’s taste

Lifestyle
A foam roller.

SHAPING UP: Four ways to increase flexibility

Health