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Former Sunderland footballer Darron Gibson spared jail over drink-drive crash

Tributes left in St Ann's Square, Manchester, in the days after the bombing. Picture by Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Ariana Grande shares heartfelt message one year on from Manchester Arena bombing

The Friends of West Park hope to have the land recognised as a village green to protect it from being used as a housing development.

Campaigners aiming to save Sunderland’s West Park from housing await word on village green bid

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Sunderland driver gets hospital parking fine refund after Echo help


School is still failing to make the grade - despite being told it must improve


Sandbag wall built to protect businesses near fire-hit Sunderland waste plant


Girl who can not swim lucky to be alive after being swept out to sea


Picture special: How the North East joined in with the Royal Wedding celebrations


Images released as police launch appeal after robbery

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Big-spending days are over but why can’t Borussia Dortmund be a model, say Sunderland’s new regime

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LIVE Sunderland AFC blog: Stewart Donald outlines vision for club, transfer plans plus manager latest

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New Sunderland owners confirm there is no international backing - but would welcome future investment

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Sunderland owner Stewart Donald.

Stewart Donald hopes to appoint new Sunderland manager 'within seven days'

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What does future hold for Martin Bain and what's the situation with Sunderland's parachute payments?

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Could Chris Coleman sensationally return to Sunderland? Stewart Donald leaves door open

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New owner Stewart Donald discusses Sunderland transfer budget and reveals how much he paid for club

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LIVE Stewart Donald press conference as Sunderland takeover gets the go-ahead

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Who is Jack Ross, why are Sunderland interested and what happens next? The lowdown on St Mirren boss

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David Preece: Journalism has been my therapy after retirement but fear and anxiety still hampers the rehab

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One of the new brews

Win a year’s supply of new PG tips brew


Fancy a drink? 16 of the best beer gardens in and around Sunderland

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elrow is heading to the North East

Shindig team up with elrow for enchanted forest-themed clubbing spectacular


Picture special: How the North East joined in with the Royal Wedding celebrations

Sunflower Sunbelieveable Brown Eyed Girl. Picture: RHS

Plenty of new plants set to be unveiled at Chelsea Flower Show

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