Pictured: The road to the future of Sunderland

These are the first visualisations of the road to the future of Sunderland.
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Here's what to do if your flight is delayed due to Storm Doris. Picture: Pixabay.

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As Storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

Chester Road. Credit: Google.

Power cut shuts down Sunderland traffic lights

A power cut has shut down traffic lights in Sunderland.

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The incident happened on the A19 southbound near the A689 turn off. Image copyright Google Maps.

One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

Four horses caused a closure on the A19 after they got loose from a field near Hartlepool.

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

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

Motorists are warned to expect snowfall later this week as temperatures fall later this week.

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

Motorists in Newcastle and Sunderland spent five days of their lives stuck in traffic last year, a study has found.

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The accident happened at this junction.

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

A cyclist has died after a road collision in Sunderland.

Bad weather led to the Shields Ferry being suspended yesterday.

Shields Ferry returns to service after weather improves

The Shields Ferry is back in service after it was suspended due to bad weather.

The Shields Ferry.

Shields ferry suspended due to bad weather

The Shields ferry has been suspended due to bad weather.

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A serious collision has closed the A19 off slip at Herrington Interchange.

Serious accident closes A19 slip road in Sunderland

A serious accident has closed an A19 slip road in Sunderland.
The A1 northbound at Bowes Incline. Picture from Google Images.

Three-vehicle smash partially closes A1

Drivers face rush-hour delays on one of the region's busiest roads this morning.
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The fire service tweeted this picture from the scene.

Four-vehicle collision on busy stretch of A1

Four vehicles have been involved in a collision on the A1 this morning.
Huw Lewis, corporate manager for customer services and communications at Nexus, centre, with college staff and students

Students hope to help drive Metro’s future with innovative designs

Students from are hoping to help drive the future of the Metro after creating high-tech designs.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal accident.

Police appeal for witnesses after man dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal accident on a busy North East road.
A Metro train in Sunderland.

Trains and Metros suspended after reports of a man on Sunderland railway bridge

Train and Metro services were suspended after a man reportedly climbed onto Sunderland railway bridge.
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Paul Mellor.

Man who died in A183 road smash is named

A man who died in a road accident has been named.

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Metro is making changing to its timetable this weekend.

Metro users reminded of timetable changes this weekend

Metro passengers are being reminded to check journey times as a new timetable comes into place from Sunday

Artist's impression of the new Wear Crossing

Motorists warned over road closure for work on New Wear Crossing

One of Sunderland's busiest roads will be partly shut next weekend, for work on the New Wear Crossing.
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Metro bosses are urging passengers to bring cash this morning

Metro passengers urged to bring cash

Metro commuters are being urged to bring cash to pay for tickets this morning.
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The A1 Western bypass near Team Valley. Picture from Google Images.

Six-vehicle smash partially closes A1

Fans travelling to tonight's Newcastle United match faced delays after a multi-vehicle accident partially blocked one of the region's busiest roads.
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