News

Sunderland fans' dismay as team is relegated from Premier League

Sunderland
King's goal confirmed Sunderland's relegation

Sunderland 0-1 Bournemouth: Thousands stay away as relegation confirmed on painfully flat afternoon

Sunderland AFC
Kyle Johnson

Teenager speaks of 'living nightmare' after being shot in the head while riding on motorcycle in Sunderland

Crime
Workers' Memorial Day service held at Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland service to remember those who died at work

Business

'Has Moyes not quit yet?' - How social media reacted to Sunderland's relegation to the Championship

Sunderland AFC

All systems go as Sunderland submits its City of Culture 2021 bid

News

Woman saved from sex attacker when her dog bit him on behind

Crime

Sunderland AFC record £33million loss

News
Judges at the Court of Appeal in London agreed Smith's sentence was unduly lenient.

Rapist's jail term increased for historic crimes after court decides original sentence was too soft

Crime

Why gardening can be good for your mental health

Mandy Watson

Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

Transport
Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg says improving road safety is a priority.

Speeding clampdown sees 80 drivers a day caught out

News 4
Friday's strike in numbers.

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

News
One vehicle was overturned in the incident. Image: Durham RPU on Twitter.

Three taken to hospital after vehicle overturns on A690

Transport
An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

News 5

Fight breaks out as UKIP leader Paul Nuttall visits Hartlepool on campaign trail

Politics
Judges at the Court of Appeal in London agreed Smith's sentence was unduly lenient.

Rapist's jail term increased for historic crimes after court decides original sentence was too soft

Crime
Anthony Marsh has been jailed for two years.

Woman saved from sex attacker when her dog bit him on behind

Crime
Kyle Johnson

Teenager speaks of 'living nightmare' after being shot in the head while riding on motorcycle in Sunderland

Crime

Teachers at a Sunderland primary school first to strike in 30 years

Education 4
MP Sharon Hodgson speaking at a recent meeting with headteachers over funding cuts.

Wearside MP warns of a 'perfect storm' in education

Education 3
Foundation of Light CEO Lesley Spuhler OBE  with tombola's Phil Cronin on the Beacon of Light construction site

Top of the shop - Beacon of Light lands £500,000 tombola donation

Sunderland 1
Ellen Thinnesen and John Craggs

Gentoo and Sunderland College sign deal to build firm foundations

News 3

Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

Opinion 4
Workers' Memorial Day service held at Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland service to remember those who died at work

Business 4
Ellis Short

Sunderland AFC record £33million loss

News 24
Are you heading away this weekend? Picture: PA.

Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

Transport

Fight breaks out as UKIP leader Paul Nuttall visits Hartlepool on campaign trail

Politics
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

Politics
Robert Oliver.

Sunderland Central Conservative candidate for General Election announced

News 24
Pupils sitting exams. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Our children deserve better than this

Opinion 1

Bringing neglected wildlife habitat back to life

East Durham
Sunderland City Council's cabinet met at the Civic Centre earlier today.

School improvements, action on empty homes and road routes: Sunderland's city leaders make plans for the future

Sunderland
A sand martin, photographed by ranger Dougie Holden.

Sand martins will soon be setting up home along the coast

News 1
Crimdon beach at the  North end of Crimdon Dene Holiday Park. Picture by FRANK REID

Volunteers urged to help clean up Durham Heritage Coast

Environment 1

How to help your children with hay fever

Health

Winners celebrate Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards

News

Sunderland thrill seekers get ready to take on pool’s mega inflatable challenge

News
Peterlee Community Hospital.

Change to parking charges at Peterlee Community Hospital

Health 1
Darren Powell (left) and Neil Birkenshaw, with Bradley's banner outside Leeds United's Elland Road ground.

Charitable footie fans set to bring Bradley Lowery banner to Stadium of Light

News
Fidget spinners

Fidget spinners: the latest craze sweeping schools and offices

News
Which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Offbeat
Dad's Army is one of the favourite TV programmes of the fifty-somethings, apparently

Average fifty-something loves Queen, earns £19K, and works 21 hours a week, finds research

Offbeat

Do you think the elderly are ‘digital duckers’

Your Say 1
Tax credits can be reduced if you have been overpaid if your circumstances change.

Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

Opinion 4
Spring scent to lift the spirits - daffodil Pacific Coast.

Why gardening can be good for your mental health

Lifestyle
Theresa May. PA picture.

Will Theresa May be a TV gladiator or a tub of lard?

Opinion
Pupils sitting exams. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Bridget Phillipson: Our children deserve better than this

Opinion 1