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Hunt continues for missing Sunderland man Callum Young one year on

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Stephanie Kaier with her daughters Gabrielle and Emily.

Mum tackles family 5k run to raise awareness of having a healthy heart

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Steam engines provide impressive and unusual back drop for roots music festival

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Mini Mania hits Sunderland as car enthusiasts brave the weather

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Durham teenager Samantha Lavery sails through X Factor audition

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Police issue CCTV pictures of suspected Co-op shoplifter

Crime

Man faces charges after 'bomb scare' which saw South Shields street evacuated

Crime

'Give me the money or someone is going to get hurt' - Sisters relive terrifying moment masked man tried to rob their Sunderland store

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Ellen Thinnesen, principal and chief executive at Sunderland College.

Sunderland College’s message to A-level students who didn’t get a place at their chosen university

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Major incident declared after M20 motorway bridge collapses after being hit by lorry

Transport
The steel frame of the first section of bridge deck is almost complete.

Wear getting there - latest pictures show how Sunderland's new bridge is taking shape

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Bank holiday travellers face a frustrating time as 20.7 million drivers hit the roads.

Bank holiday 'carmageddon' looms with worst road congestion for years

Travel
Leazes Bowl traffic works

Motorists warned of disruption in Durham City

Transport
The A19 in Sunderland.

Delays on A19 in Sunderland following three-car crash

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Man faces charges after 'bomb scare' which saw South Shields street evacuated

Crime
Police want to trace this man over a suspected shoplifting offence.

Police issue CCTV pictures of suspected Co-op shoplifter

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Newcastle Crown Court.  Copyright Alan Heardman

Brutal boyfriend took pictures of injuries inflicted on girlfriend during savage attack which went on for days

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Sarah Newton MP (right) with  Anthony Patterson, Northumbria Police mental health liaison officer, and  Claire Johnson - service manager, with the crisis response and home care team at Hopewood Park.

Sunderland ‘leading way’ in preventing mentally ill harming themselves and others, finds Minister

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Shiney Row schoolgirl gets 10 A* grades in her GCSEs

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Ellen Thinnesen, principal and chief executive at Sunderland College.

Sunderland College’s message to A-level students who didn’t get a place at their chosen university

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Iain Nixon

College backs the search for the best in Sunderland business

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GCSE results day at Southmoor Academy, Sunderland, twin brothers Thomas (right) and Elliot Hall.

GCSE results: Twin success at Southmoor

Education

Major incident declared after M20 motorway bridge collapses after being hit by lorry

Transport
Matt, left, Rob, and  the Duke of York.

Video firm bids for Sunderland business title

Business
Iain Nixon

College backs the search for the best in Sunderland business

Education 3
Frankie & Benny's is to close 33 under-performing restaurants.

Frankie & Benny's staff fear for jobs as 33 restaurants to close

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Sunderland MP raises concerns over SAFC sponsorship deal with shot-term loan company

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Sunderland Civic Centre

Sunderland councillor invites public to sample food at meetings after costs row

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Jeremy Corbyn will face Owen Smith in the leadership contest.

640,000 expected to be eligible to vote in Labour leadership election

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The True Friends of Barnes Park hand over petition to Coun Peter Wood. From left Georgina Hammond age dnine and Gracie Cameron aged nine

Sunderland Conservatives slam councillors for spending £31,000 on Barnes Park event when security has been cut

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Sharon Hodgson.

Sunderland MP joins Jamie Oliver in slamming childhood obesity plans

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Find out more about Sunderland’s hidden heritage treasures

Retro
Motorists are reminded that roadworks in Pallion associated with Sunderlands new bridge will be temporarily removed  at the end of the month.

Pallion roadworks to be temporarily removed

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Windy weather set to hit

UK set to be battered by weekend gales, but North East should escape the worst of it

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Mum tackles family 5k run to raise awareness of having a healthy heart

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How house plants could be seriously good for your health

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Hay fever cases set to soar across Europe

Health
Coun Tracey Dixon.

Coughs and getting out of breath could be sign of cancer, South Tynesiders warned

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Youngsters, parents and staff at Busy Bees Nursery, Ryhope, fundraising at their summer fayre to raise money for the Neo-natal unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland nursery raises cash in memory of tragic infant

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Charlie and Charlie

Britain’s most popular pet names revealed

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How to escape a rip current: RNLI urges beachgoers to take extra care this bank holiday

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How house plants could be seriously good for your health

Health

Mr Ellis Short, you have the manager of your dreams now – back him.

Your Say
Less summer pruning on this old standard apple.

GARDENING: The best time to prune those fruit trees

Lifestyle
Isaac Ord in shades.

RICHARD ORD: The burning issue of modern air travel

Opinion
Sunderlands new manager David Moyes started only three players who were mainstays of the team which won its battle for Premier League survival under Sam Allardayce last season.

TONY GILLAN: Sunderland are not in a strong transfer negotiating position

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Saucy Burger restaurant manager Murray Greer.

WEARSIDE MATTERS: City eateries beef up Restaurant Week

Lifestyle