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REVIEW: Beyoncé, Stadium of Light, Sunderland

News
Wearmouth Bridge memorial

Floral tributes to missing Sunderland ‘superfan’ David Dowell

News
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home ahead of the vote of no confidence. Pic: PA.

Jeremy Corbyn 'no confidence' vote gets overwhelming backing of Labour MPs - but he won't quit

Politics 6
Getting ready for Queen Bey

Excitement builds as Beyonce gets set to wow Wearside

News

David Walsh murder trial: Nissan worker denies being involved in death of Sunderland dad

Crime

Family’s fresh grief as cousin of fallen Sunderland hero Nathan Cuthbertson dies tragically at 27

News 1

11 things Echo readers said about Sharon Hodgson's resignation

Politics 9

Fans line up at Stadium of Light for tonight's Beyonce gig

Music 3
Jayne Woodhouse, who died after battling cancer.

Sunderland music festival to raise money in memory of cancer battling mum Jayne Woodhouse

News

Sunderland city centre road reopens following accident

News
Sinkhole. Picture by PA.

Drivers face rough morning as emergency repairs continuing on A1 sinkhole

Transport
The sinkhole on the A1.

A1 sinkhole road closure to continue until Wednesday

Sunderland
The sinkhole which opened up overnight on the A1 in Gateshead.

Sinkhole on A1 northbound is causing traffic chaos

Transport

David Walsh murder trial: Nissan worker denies being involved in death of Sunderland dad

Crime
Terry Connolly

Drug dad who led police on car chase is behind bars

Crime
Jeremiah Mace

Wearside sex predator snared by online paedophile hunters Dark Justice

Crime
The three ducks stolen from Janine Fenwick's Sunderland home on Sunday, June 26.

Woman hoping to “quack” case after ducks are stolen from back garden in Sunderland

Crime

Grease is the word for charity fund-raisers

News 1
Stock picture of a classroom.

Don’t punish parents! Your views on fining families for term-time holidays

Sunderland
Coun Robert Oliver near Sunderland Magistrates Court.

Nine Sunderland parents prosecuted and 100 given fines for keeping children off school

News 6
University of Sunderland's St Peter's Campus

Sunderland University chiefs criticised for attending awards night in same week 130 possible job losses are announced

Education
Visit by the King and Queen of Leshoto to the  Venerable Bede CofE scondary school in Sunderland
Picture by Jane Coltman

Pupils rub shoulders with royalty as king and queen of Lesotho visit Sunderland

News 1

MP demands promises Nissan and Hitachi won't go same way as Tata in savage attack on Business Secretary

Business 5
Research suggests that women wearing more revealing clothing stand more chance of getting a job.

Low-cut tops help women get jobs, says researcher

Business
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Cost of living: Petrol prices rise again - but still cheaper than 2015

Business
Professor Mike Crang (left) and Ian Baggett on site at the refurbishment project at Durham University.

Sunderland construction boss finds his way back to Durham University

News

Jeremy Corbyn 'no confidence' vote gets overwhelming backing of Labour MPs - but he won't quit

Politics 6
Councillor Niall Hodson opposite where the new court complex could be built.

Councillor slams Government over lack of decision on new Sunderland court complex

Politics 2
The Nissan plant in Sunderland.

MP demands promises Nissan and Hitachi won't go same way as Tata in savage attack on Business Secretary

Business 5
Washington and Sunderland West MP Sharon Hodgson.

Washington MP Sharon Hodgson resigns from shadow minister role

News 25
Pat Glass. Picture by PA.

Police investigating death threats made to Durham MP

Crime 2

Miliband could save the day says former MEP

News 19
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EU referendum: what time will we have a result?

News 1
The waste dumped by Nixon and the mirror with the registration number blurred out.

Peterlee flytipper to pay over £700 after being caught out by registration number on dumped mirror

News 2
Jo Cox. Picture by PA.

'Fight against the hatred which killed her' - husband of MP stabbed and shot in alleged attack

News 8

Top award for South Tyneside Hospital kids’ team

News 1
Party balloons.

Why party balloons are bad for the medical world - and how they are hoping to solve the problem

Health
Councillor John Kelly.

Sunderland drinkers have an increased risk of seven types of cancer

Health 1
Clare and Mel Dixon renew their wedding vows with dog's Nettie and Oscar

Wearside couple were joined by their beloved pooches as they walked them down the aisle

News 1
Harraton Surgery, Washington

Washington GP surgery out of special measures after ‘good’ rating

Health
Gibraltar is a little bit of Britain in the Mediterranean. Pic: Shutterstock.

5 non-EU places Brits could go on holiday after Brexit

Travel 3
Ikea's Choklad Mork bars contain milk and hazelnuts, neither of which is properly mentioned in the ingredients list.

Ikea recalls chocolate bars over allergy risk

Offbeat
Research suggests that women wearing more revealing clothing stand more chance of getting a job.

Low-cut tops help women get jobs, says researcher

Business
Dangerous driving

LEGAL EAGLE: Serious offence if person hurt

Opinion
I'm still a football widow

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Age should not be a barrier

Opinion

BENEFITS EXPERT: Incapacity Benefit has age limit

Opinion
The Landwade blaze.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Tragic ship fires on the Wear

Opinion 1