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Mark Shaw's family pay tribute to 'funny, generous and loyal' man as his killers face life in prison

Crime
Stephen Summerside with wife Donna.

Inquest verdict into death of Sunderland engineer who died in ferry tragedy

News
Zoe Warren and Kieran Adey.

Evil pair guilty of torture and murder of Mark Shaw

Crime
Terry Butcher and his family have been left devastated by the death of son Chris at the age of 35. Pic: PA.

Ex-Sunderland player-manager Terry Butcher 'devastated' after son's death

Sunderland

Emergency services join forces to make Bonfire period the safest on record - as fireworks victim speaks out

Sunderland

Sunderland attack suspect released by police as victims said to be 'improving'

Sunderland

Gentoo to ‘look at’ installing sprinklers in Sunderland high-rise blocks following Grenfell Tower tragedy

Sunderland

Hundreds of Wearsiders to take part in live performance to open The Fire Station

News
Stephen Summerside with his wife Donna.

Health and safety flaws emerge at inquest on Sunderland contractor who died in lift tragedy

News

Julie Elliott MP: Resurgent city in urgent need of a new railway station

Julie Elliott

Evil pair guilty of torture and murder of Mark Shaw

Crime
Mark Shaw was killed in December last year.

Mark Shaw's family pay tribute to 'funny, generous and loyal' man as his killers face life in prison

Crime
Geneva Road, Grindon.

Sunderland attack suspect released by police as victims said to be 'improving'

Sunderland
Arson attack on charity shop.

Anger as ‘cowardly’ arsonists torch shop which raises thousands for Hartlepool hospice

News

Drivers suffering rush hour delays on A19 and A1(M)

News

Watch dramatic footage as plane is forced to abort landing during Storm Orphelia

Transport
Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

Sunderland
Traffic on Hylton Bridge.

Three-vehicle rush-hour smash blocks A19

Sunderland

Sunderland College students pitch in for city centre clean-up

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Litter picking will be in full swing as part of a big clean up project.

Students set for big clean-up around the streets of Sunderland

News
Ebony Dunn and Maci Hellens, both 11, in the new 3D Discovery Room at Academy 360.

Sunderland students unravel mysteries of ancient Egypt

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Captain Hook, headteacher Steve Williamson, and the reception pupils with HMS Venerable.

Sunderland headteacher walks the plank on school’s Pirate Day

News

Sunderland College students pitch in for city centre clean-up

News
Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

Sunderland
Traffic on Hylton Bridge.

Three-vehicle rush-hour smash blocks A19

Sunderland
County Hall in Durham.

Durham teaching assistants accept new pay offer over dispute

County Durham

Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone number

Politics
Gentoo remove cladding from flats at Church Street North, Sunderland.

Gentoo to ‘look at’ installing sprinklers in Sunderland high-rise blocks following Grenfell Tower tragedy

Sunderland
Sunderland MPs (from left) Julie Elliott, Bridget Phillipson and Sharon Hodgson.

Mixed reaction from Sunderland MPs to proposed boundary changes

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Voters in Seaham could have a new parliamentary seat under new proposals.

How Wearside’s political map could change under new proposals

Politics

Bradley Lowery's mum opens her heart on how she copes with the loss of her little fighter

News
Do you think sanitary products should be free?

11 things you said about period poverty in the UK

Health
Is period poverty a problem for your family?

Why one in 10 young women struggle to afford pads and tampons

Health
Deborah Fowler.

Sunderland mum calls on more people to donate eyes and give gift of sight

Health
Super-sized chocolate bars will be banned in hospital shops and canteens as part of the latest drive against obesity, the head of NHS England has announced.

Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity

Health

The worst weather gaffe in TV history - 30 years on

News

So why are the sun and sky such weird colours?

News
Most households have to pay for collection of bulky rubbish and garden waste.

Most households now have to pay for collection of bulky rubbish and garden waste

Environment
Les Barber is left with bin bags after his council bins were destroyed.

Angry pensioner had his bins stolen - now he says he has to pay £75 to replace them

News

Investigations continue into huge blaze at Sunderland industrial unit

News
People at the Sunderland Pride event last month.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Pride event reminded me that humans do actually like each other'

Your Say
Our writer questions whether the number of toilets in the Bridges is sufficient.

Letter of the week: 'Why are Sunderland's toilets going out of fashion?'

Your Say
A fan appears to question what he is watching during the Ipswich defeat.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Football Club do not appreciate loyal fans'

Your Say

Why we should protest about the Jaffa cake

Your Say

Richard Ord: Washing dishes and other ancient rituals

Opinion

Legal eagle: Legal costs may be covered

Opinion

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Illuminations are a sign of winter

Opinion
Help is available for men who suffer from ED.

A men's health problem that's nothing to be ashamed of

Opinion
Resolver has helped more than a million people with complaints.

Complaining might not come naturally - but it's worth it

Opinion
Is a latte your favourite coffee?

Brits consume 1,460 cups of coffee each year - but which is your favourite?

Offbeat
How many of these Netflix shows have you watched?

These are the most popular Netflix shows to binge in first 24 hours of launch

News
Fancy trying out any of these recipes?

National Baking Week: Four super-easy baking recipes for kids

Family
The Aldi meal, top, and the Slimming World meal.

Slimming World suing Aldi over their 'copycat' diet meals

Health