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News

Man arrested in connection with Sunderland petrol station robbery

Crime

WATCH: Police praise Post Office staff after gun was fired in attempted Sunderland raid

Sunderland

A happy tail as Exmoor ponies arrive at nature reserve

Sunderland

Funeral service held for ‘vibrant’ Amber Rose Cliff as cervical cancer campaign continues

Sunderland

'It was distressing but we're alright': Sunderland Post Office boss speaks about armed raid terror

Crime

Am dram stalwart who sexually abused two girls is struck off from working as chiropodist

Health

Sunderland cyclist thanks lifesaving heroes after collapsing with heart attack

News

Danger driver sped along footpath in van after ‘panicking’

Sunderland

‘The service is a joke’ - Metro passengers react to new timetable news

South Tyneside 5
Traffic delays on A19 after two vehicle smash

Smash causes traffic delays on A19 in Sunderland

Sunderland

One lane has reopened on the A19 following pile up

Transport
Roadworks will be in place at Thinford roundabout.

Motorists being reminded of work starting on a major road

Transport
Herrington Interchange. Credit: Google.

Broken down lorry partially blocks A19 roundabout

Sunderland

New smart phones enable police officers to record crime on the go

News
Ford Post Office where the attempted armed robbery took place.

UPDATE: Two men continue to be questioned about an attempted armed robbery at a Sunderland Post Office

Crime 2
Arthur Hutchinson

Triple killer Arthur Hutchinson loses bid against ‘whole-life’ sentence

News
The Esso service station off Durham Road in Sunderland.

Man arrested in connection with Sunderland petrol station robbery

Crime

Sunderland University students put football stars through their paces

Education
Headteacher Gary Mellefont outside North View Academy.

Sunderland’s newest special school rated inadequate and placed in special measures

Education

Training company for people with leaning disabilities takes on homegrown apprentice

News 4
(l-r) Coun Amy Wilson, Helen Peverley, Mike Kelly, Karen Wood join youngsters Luke Petrie, Leon Jacob-Wood, Riley Robinson and Aidan Cooper.

New Wear Crossing inspires Sunderland schoolkids’ film

News

Village becomes first to receive superfast broadband

News
There will be two new early-morning trains from South Shields.

‘The service is a joke’ - Metro passengers react to new timetable news

South Tyneside 5
Bridget Phillipson, MP for Houghton and Sunderland South.

Sunderland MPs welcome early morning Metro services announcement

Business 2
Emma Allan, Acting Programme Manager for Go Smarter, awards Bic director of operations David Howell with the  Platinum Accreditation Award.

Sunderland’s Bic scoops top green travel award

News

Cautious welcome for Theresa May Brexit speech from Sunderland MP and business chief

Politics 1
Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London. Picture: PA.

Theresa May confirms that UK will quit European single market

Politics 9
Bridget Phillipson, MP for Houghton and Sunderland South.

Sunderland MPs welcome early morning Metro services announcement

Business 2
Trump has given his first UK interview since becoming President-elect. Picture: PA.

Donald Trump: Leaving the EU will be a great thing for Britain

Politics 16
Amber Rose Cliff, whose name has been given to the campaign calling for a change in rules which could save women's lives.

Scores light way for Amber's Law as petition in Sunderland woman's name tops 170,300 signatures

Sunderland
Some of the damage left in Seaham after yesterday's tidal surge

Damage left behind in Seaham after high tides and stormy weather hits the coastline

News 1
Dame Dorothy Primary School pupils released balloons to mark what would have been the 18th birthday of Kieran Anderson.

Balloon release to mark 18th birthday of ‘amazingly brave’ boy who lost fight with cancer

News 3
The new Coun Stephen O'Brien who has taken the Sandhill ward seat.

Lib Dems take seat in Sunderland's Sandhill ward by-election

Environment 16

Brave Bradley Lowery undergoes antibody stage of pioneering treatment

News
South Tyneside District Hospital.

Staffing challenge for hospital bosses as unions reveal alliance fears

News
Would you get acupuncture for your baby?

Would you stick needles in your baby to stop it crying?

Health 1
Maurice McShane

Am dram stalwart who sexually abused two girls is struck off from working as chiropodist

Health
The ambulance outside Asda in Hartlepool after the call was made almost three hours earlier.

Mum thanks Asda staff for care after three-hour ambulance wait

News 3
George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.

George Michael 'died of accidental drugs overdose', his cousin says

Music
Cilla Black statue. Picture by PA

Statue of Cilla Black unveiled in Liverpool

Offbeat 1

Britain's oldest Olympian celebrates his 100th birthday

Olympics
Billy Jones

Gary Rowell: Sunderland will come up against one of the best at West Brom

Sunderland AFC 2
Victor Anichebe: Vital figure for Sunderland. Picture by FRANK REID

Gary Rowell: Inept Sunderland need to improve and get Victor Anichebe back

Sunderland AFC 1

LEGAL EAGLE: Why you must comply with a domestic violence protection notice

Opinion
Weight training.

SHAPING UP: Five habits for rapid weight loss

Health