Sunderland Echo

Sunderland barber jailed for sex attacks on schoolgirls

Police have issued a warning over a dangerous batch of drug amphetamine.

Police issue warning over dangerous batch of drug said to have caused 'seemingly superhuman strength'

The emergency services were called out to the cliffs at Ryhope. Image copyright Google Maps.

Woman brought to safety after clifftop alert in Sunderland

Light rain

Car spotted on CCTV was linked to alleged arson attack


Pair spark armed police operation after carrying weapons in the street


Station toilets and waiting room to close as face-to-face train ticket firm announces its closure

County Durham

Advice for Boro supporters travelling to Stadium of Light for Sunderland match

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Kevin Lakeman

‘He has killed my life’ says rape victim who fears release of serial attacker

Amber Rose Cliff

Karate students get behind Amber’s Law to call for earlier cancer screening

Chris Coleman.

Chris Coleman still convinced he was right to take Sunderland job despite ongoing troubles

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Coleman admits teams in the Championship have a 'better blend' than his Sunderland side

Chris Coleman struggling to find right blend for Sunderland as he ponders Stadium of Light woe

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Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Chris Coleman on the impact Ellis Short's desire to sell Sunderland is having and why Martin Bain is the best he's worked for

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Oviedo was a surprise omission from the squad against Brentford

Why Bryan Oviedo was left out of Sunderland squad and who's in contention for Bolton

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Pat McCormack ‘confident’ of Commonwealth Games gold on Australia’s Gold Coast


Date set for Wear-Tyne derby as Paddy McNair relishes Sunderland return ahead of Bolton test

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RECAP Sunderland AFC blog - Chris Coleman opens up on Ellis Short, Martin Bain and provides latest injury news

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Wise Men Say: Simply the worst, and it must be better at Bolton or League One will loom larger on the horizon

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Sunderland right-back Billy Jones defends against Brentford on Saturday. Picture by Frank Reid

Cat’s Eye View: Toothless in attack and shambolic at the back, the toxic mix that sees Sunderland on the brink

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This horrifying statistic says all you need to know about the abysmal Sunderland players

Gary Rowell
What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand performing at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pic: Gary Welford.

Review: Franz Ferdinand, O2 Academy, Newcastle

The cast of Beautiful

Bronté Barbé on bringing Carole King musical Beautiful to Sunderland

Theatre and Comedy

Chippy of the Year: Here’s your Top 10 - now choose a winner


18 pictures of a Big Night Out at Port of Call and Gatsby's in Sunderland

Pubs and Clubs
Fat Face, above, is opening later this year at Dalton Park.

Fashion giant FatFace to open new outlet store at Dalton Park