Sex addict took pictures of young children using toilets

A voyeur's sickening snapshot collection of little boys using public urinals was exposed after he was investigated for committing a sex act in a busy shopping centre's toilets.

An Echo trip to the Odeon to see Herbie Rides Again in 1974.

Chipsters galore remember the Chipper Club

There’s 21,000 reasons why you loved the Chipper Club.

The Galleries shopping centre in Washington

Brothers spared jail after fight left shopper needing surgery

A shopper suffered a broken leg and needed a hip replacement after being knocked over by two brothers fighting outside a retail complex.

Karl Pascoe

Former soldier accused of murder felt "disgusted" over Wearside street attack

A former soldier accused of murder sobbed as he told a jury he felt "disgusted" when looking back on what he did to his victim and his family.

Donwell House in Washington

Wearside care home still in special measures after again being rated inadequate

A Wearside care home remains in special measures after it was again rated inadequate by watchdogs.

Karl Pascoe

Washington attack victim was "never the same again" murder trial jury told

A murder trial jury has heard evidence surrounding the catalogue of injuries suffered by a man at the hands of his alleged killer.

Karl Pascoe

Woman tells murder jury she saw soldier boyfriend attack man with fence post

A woman has told murder jurors she tried to stop violence breaking out before she saw her soldier boyfriend attacking tragic Joseph Leech with a fence post in the street.

Shaun Dobinson died after taking ill while on holiday in New York. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

Police investigation launched after Wearside man’s death in New York

A police investigation has been launched into the death of a Wearside man who died while on holiday in the US.

Karl Pascoe

Murder victim gives evidence from beyond the grave as emotional statement is read out

A man who died more than a year after a brutal street attack by a serving soldier has given evidence from beyond the grave.

Karl Pascoe

Wearside soldier denies murder after man dies 12 months after street attack

An attack victim died more than a year after a "vicious" street assault by a serving soldier, a court heard.

Carlos Ghosn at the launch of the Sunderland-built mark two Qashqai

Government refuses to tell its own watchdog if it made financial promises to keep Nissan in Sunderland

The Government has refused to tell its own economic watchdog whether it made any financial promises to persuade Nissan to stay on Wearside.

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Paul Watson and Iain Malcolm

A look at the massive manufacturing site which will create 500 jobs every year in Sunderland and South Tyneside

Plans to create a major automotive manufacturing hub have moved up a gear, with public consultation getting underway later this month.

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Warren Duffy, 35, of Cooperative Terrace, Concord, Washington.

Drink driver was trapped under overturned car as he tried to flip it back

A drink driver became trapped under an overturned car after he tried to right it after crashing on a roundabout.

Photo issued by Northumbria Police of David Basrai, and the terrible injuries inflicted on the shopkeeper when he fought off two would-be robbers.

Help catch the men who brutally attacked this Washington shopkeeper

Detectives today renewed an appeal for help to catch those responsible for a sickening assault on a Washington shopkeeper - five years on from the attack.

The Mill House, Springwell

REVIEW: Mill House, Blackfell

Time after time we make a return to the Mill House.

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Julio Arca presents Ian Hunter with a medal to mark the fact he has lived with Type 1 diabetes for over 50 years.

Former Sunderland star Julio Arca presents medal to diabetes sufferer who has beaten the odds

A football fan was surprised by one of his club’s former stars as he was presented with a medal for living with a challenging condition for more than 50 years.


Post worker admits stealing £125,000 in nine months

A worker has admitted stealing over £125,000 from the Post Office.

Panacklety pizza

Panackelty, parmo and pease pudding pizzas - traditional North East dishes celebrated in new range

Like corned beef and carrots on your pizza? No? What's wrong with you?
Police photos of Ross Walmsley, 21, and Demi Gray, 20.

NSPCC slams couple for 'turning a blind eye to child's pain' after they avoid jail despite toddler's 31 injuries

A former couple who walked free after a toddler suffered 31 injuries while they were looking after him have been slammed by a child protection charity.
Demi Gray and Ross Walmsley

Toddler suffered 31 injuries - but couple walk free as it can't be proved who inflicted them

A former couple have walked free after a toddler suffered 31 injuries while they were looking after him - because it cannot be proved who inflicted them.

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