News

Job losses announced at Sunderland AFC as club fights relegation

Business
Front Road, in Ford Estate, Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Remains of cannabis farm found at Sunderland house

Crime

Tributes left to Sunderland fan who died in cycling tragedy

News
Pattinson Industrial Estate, Washington

Driver sacked after fleeing crash scene during lunch-hour chippy run

Washington

Durham Cathedral honours St Bede's legacy by backing Sunderland City of Culture bid

Sunderland

Metro passengers suffer more delays due to faulty trains

News

Hundreds of hay bales destroyed in Durham barn blaze

News

Sunderland AFC fans enjoy open training day

News
Junction of Murton Lane (on the left) with the B1285 Colliery Lane

Cyclist, 24, who died after road accident is named by police

News

LEGAL EAGLE: Drinking after a road accident

Adrian Dalton

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

News
Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

Transport
The accident happened at this junction.

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

Sunderland
Bad weather led to the Shields Ferry being suspended yesterday.

Shields Ferry returns to service after weather improves

News

Remains of cannabis farm found at Sunderland house

Crime
David Webster appeared at Newcastle Crown Court

Man who stole £114,000 from mother will now lose his home

News
Pattinson Industrial Estate, Washington

Driver sacked after fleeing crash scene during lunch-hour chippy run

Washington
Derwent Park caravan site. Pic: Google Maps.

Balaclava-clad caravan park raider hunted by police

Crime

How chicken nuggets can help pre-school kids learn to count

Lifestyle 3
MP Grahame Morris during a visit to Profound Services. Picture by FRANK REID

Construction academy is helping build bright careers

Business
NCS Champion School awarded to headboy Lewis Bradford and headgirl Emily Gilhespy by representatives of the scheme.

School wins accolade for turning students into good citizens

News
The Technically Viral team from Byron Sixth Form College, who took first place in the Professional Class of the regional heat for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge National competition.

Byron Sixth Form College into national F1 Schools competition final

Education
The Academy at Shotton Hall students Lily, Eden, Hollie-Ann and Caitlyn who won the semi-finals of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge.

Academy at Shotton Hall students into Premier League challenge final

Education

Job losses announced at Sunderland AFC as club fights relegation

Business 16
Winter weather is predicted to return to the North East later this week.

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

News
Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

Transport
Margot Robbie for Nissan electric cars. Picture: PA.

Suicide Squad actor Margot Robbie revealed as new face of Nissan electric cars

Business

Former Hartlepool MP Lord Mandelson warns against 'Brexit at all costs'

Politics 25
Tax-Free Childcare is designed to allow more parents to get back to work.

10 things every parent should know about Tax-Free Childcare

Family
Ken Loach, winner of the Outstanding British Film award for I, Daniel Blake, in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Ken Loach hits out at Government as he collects Bafta for North East-made I, Daniel Blake

News 22
Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby.

BBC programme Any Questions? set to be broadcast from Durham

News 6
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

North East bishop among those to speak out over lack of help for lone child refugees

Politics

Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

Environment 1
Burst main causes traffic chaos in Peterlee.

Burst water main causes massive disruption

East Durham
Ruby and Denny

Canine photographer turns beach into catwalk for model dogs

News

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Health
Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed. Pic: PA.

Step-counter apps 'could do more harm than good'

Health
Sugar in food and soft drinks can cause obesity and diabetes.

SHAPING UP: The dangers of sugar addiction

Health
Dr Imran Ahmed, consultant neo-natologist, with a thank you card.

Wall of thanks for Sunderland’s health heroes

News
What are your plans for half term?

Five tips to keep the kids occupied during half term

Family
An army of grandparents looking after their grandchildren are collectively saving parents more than 16billion a year in formal childcare costs.

Grandparents save working families £1,786 a year in childcare costs

Family 1
Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be available on the Switch.

Nintendo Switch: 8 things to know

News

Too much hypocrisy from the left in Britain

Your Say
A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

We are tougher on litter louts than we are on those who abuse animals - it’s time to change

Opinion

LEGAL EAGLE: Drinking after a road accident

Opinion
Sugar in food and soft drinks can cause obesity and diabetes.

SHAPING UP: The dangers of sugar addiction

Health
Does anyone sell healthy takeaways?

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Where are the healthy options?

Opinion 1