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Tyne Tunnel Jerry the Cat with owner Jill Borsberry

Cat who sparked rescue after being spotted in Tyne Tunnel is recovering at home with owner

News
Jarrow Metro Station

Woman who fell onto Metro tracks ‘refused transport to hospital,’ claims angry firefighter

Transport 2
Chris Carson

Metro role is just the ticket for Chris

News 2
Hundreds of pre-cast concrete panels are being delivered to the construction site of the New Wear Crossing in preparation for the bridge deck to be built.

Sunderland's new bridge moves a step closer as deck panels arrive on site

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The moment a car chase driver goaded police because he was 'angry at David Cameron'

Crime
Crown Court

Don't Stop Me Now! Freddie Mercury tribute act spared jail after 80mph road race with pal

Crime
The scrap van,

Scrap dealers fined over unlicensed logos on van

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Durham University Electric Motorsport (DUEM) team.

Students are powering ahead with solar cars

Education
Easington Primary School boy and girl football teams and teachers Michael Shaw  (left) and Gary Adey.

School’s football teams score a cup final double

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Sunderland's wage bill rose by more than 7million.

How does Sunderland's wage bill compare with Premier League champions Leicester?

Sunderland AFC 1
Tyne Tunnel Jerry the Cat with owner Jill Borsberry

Cat who sparked rescue after being spotted in Tyne Tunnel is recovering at home with owner

News
The Stadium of Light

Revealed: Sunderland AFC’s wage bill, losses and sponsorship laid out in accounts

Business 104
The elections for police and crime commissioner take place tomorrow.

Local elections: What is a police and crime commissioner and what do they do?

Politics 3
Candidates for the Silksworth ward in the local elections. Clockwise, from top left, Chris Crozier, Alan Davies, Paul Edgeworth, Bryan Reynolds and Patricia Smith.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in Silksworth?

Politics
Candidates for the Southwick ward, from left, Kelly Chequer, David Lawson, Stephen O' Brien.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in Southwick?

Politics
Candidates for the St Chad's ward, clockwise from top left, Richard Bradley, Meg Crosby,  Dominic McDonough, Darryl Dixon and Joshua Green.  Dominic McDonough.

Sunderland local elections: Who will get your vote in St Chad’s?

Politics
The ambulance service is set to be balloted.

North East MPs bring ambulance delay concerns to the House of Commons

News
From left, Sophie Dunleavy, Michael Dunleavy , Dan Dunleavy, Jessica Dunleavy. Front, Louisa Dunleavy.

Family tackling Great North Run for Jarrow hospice hope others will do the same

News
Drink more water for health benefits.

SHAPING UP: Five diet secrets to getting flat abs

Health
Joe Sexton is launching a new diet.

Plans to re-open historic Jarrow Bede’s World site at ‘advanced’ stage

News
Chewbacca and Han Solo in Star Wars - Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

11 of our favourite quotes to celebrate Star Wars Day

Offbeat 1
Typhoon jets were launched by the RAF

Sonic boom: Typhoon jets ready for action around clock to protect UK airspace

Offbeat

RICHARD ORD: People are getting tattoos for their pets

Opinion 1
Drink more water for health benefits.

SHAPING UP: Five diet secrets to getting flat abs

Health

LEGAL EAGLE: Worried that husband might take child abroad

Opinion

BENEFITS EXPERT: What can we claim if my husband retires?

Opinion 1