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Watch: Pervert who had sex chat with 'schoolgirl' compares himself to Adam Johnson after Sunderland car-park sting

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Soldiers arrive at Buckingham Palace, London, as armed troops have been deployed to guard "key locations" under Operation Temperer, which is being enacted after security experts warned the Government that another terrorist attack could be imminent

No plans for soldiers on north east streets, says police chief

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Bits N Pizzas, Albany Village, Washington,

Man arrested after immigration officers and police raid takeaway

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Penshaw Monument tonight

Penshaw Monument and Keel Square lit up red, white and blue as Sunderland stands with Manchester

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Amazing story of poodle who adopted lamb – and even fed it on her milk

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Former Sunderland City Council chief reportedly arrested in police investigation

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David Moyes has quit Sunderland after less than year in charge.

Reader poll: Are you happy that Sunderland boss David Moyes has quit?

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Why gardening can be good for your mental health

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North East rail passengers urged to check before travelling after Manchester bomb attack

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A Northern Rail train

Union calls off Northern Rail strike after Manchester attack

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Crash at Ryhope.

Praise for grass-cutting heroes who helped crash victims after Sunderland tanker smash

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The incident happened on Washington Highway. Image by Google Maps.

Two people taken to hospital after collision on Washington Highway

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'They wanted to be together forever - and now they are.' Police confirm South Tyneside teenagers are victims of Manchester suicide attack

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Watch: Pervert who had sex chat with 'schoolgirl' compares himself to Adam Johnson after Sunderland car-park sting

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Pervert who had Badoo sex chat with 'schoolgirl' compares himself to Adam Johnson after sting in Sunderland car park

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Soldiers arrive at Buckingham Palace, London, as armed troops have been deployed to guard "key locations" under Operation Temperer, which is being enacted after security experts warned the Government that another terrorist attack could be imminent

No plans for soldiers on north east streets, says police chief

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Florist hoping to help Sunderland students bloom

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Diamond Hall Junior School teacher Amy Etherington is doing the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for the cystic fibrosis charity because one of the schools pupils Lewis Cole (11) has the illness. Amy is pictured here with Lewis.

Meet the Sunderland teacher ready to climb every mountain for her pupil

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Nursery construction at Cleadon Church Of England Academy Principal Jayn Gray and Early Year Head Tracy Tooley (R)

Pupils see work begin on new nursery building

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Easington Lane Primary School.

Sunderland school manager wins unfair dismissal case after dispute over funding shortfall

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Sunderland 10th most affordable city in the world for university students, finds report

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Amazon launches 40 new Channels for Prime customers

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Marks & Spencer has reported a 63.5% plunge in annual pre-tax profits to 176.4 million, with underlying earnings down 10.3% to 613.8 million after sales in its clothing arm tumbled 5.9% in its final quarter. Picture by Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Drop in profits for Marks & Spencer as sales dip in clothing arm

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Nothern Rail is urging customers to check before using its trans-Pennine service

North East rail passengers urged to check before travelling after Manchester bomb attack

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Up to 5,000 troops ready to deploy as UK remains on 'critical' terror alert following Manchester attack

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County Hall, the headquarters of Durham County Council.

Councillor quits in ‘innocent mistake’ over job rule

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Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack as world leaders send messages of support

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Tessa Jowell. Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Social media companies must not become 'agents of hate' in wake of Manchester attack, says former Minister

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Ged Fitzgerald

Former Sunderland City Council chief reportedly arrested in police investigation

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Amazing story of poodle who adopted lamb – and even fed it on her milk

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Ed Tutty of the Sunderland Seafront Traders Association with Trina Murphy Sunderland City Council Assistant Head of Service (Museums, Heritage and Arts) with the 2017 Blue Flag and Seaside Award for Sunderlands Beaches.

Revealed: Which Sunderland beaches have won the coveted Blue Flag award

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Ayton Allotment holders William Hall (left) and Mark Adcock are looking for a artist to re-paint the containers on the site

Could you be the next Banksy?

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Experts warn of 'bumper season' for insects over the summer

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Blood donors asked to keep appointments in aftermath of Manchester attack

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Average UK adult getting almost two hours less sleep a night than recommended

Health
Parents Martin Dawes and Vicky Curry of premature baby Theo Dawes, seven months are to raise funds for Sunderland Royal Hospital

Appeal to help Sunderland Royal Hospital unit which saved prematurely born boy

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Sheila, Hannah and Jason. Picture credit: BBC Newcastle

Baby joy after 15 years of childless heartache for Sunderland mum

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Graham Low and his son Max.

Why having a training partner helps you get in shape

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Vic Reeves. Picture from PA

Coronation Street fan Vic Reeves 'made up' over landing role in his favourite soap

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The Auf Wiedersehen, Pet cast in a promo shot outside "Thornley Manor", which they worked on while staying at The Barley Mow pub

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet fans bid to save country pub which featured in series

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Support Breast Cancer Care’s new app

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Future proposals must be costed

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Sunderland stands together with Manchester against terrorism

Opinion
Former PNE boss David Moyes resigns as Sunderland manager

At last, David Moyes does something Sunderland fans actually like!

Opinion

Richard Ord: Exam grades are easy? Ewe are joking

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Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Cash in on the latest fashions

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