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Flames from burning car reached 30 feet as murdered mum lay dying inside, court told

You could be at Saturday's home game for free

Win tickets to see Sunderland AFC take on Middlesbrough FC

University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Sunny spells

Your pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sunderland


Murder accused took ‘smiling selfie’ after raping ‘tiny’ mum and setting body on fire, court told


Heartless burglar stole family's 'irreplaceable' remembrance card marking soldier son's death

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Revealed: How 500 new homes in Sunderland could look in major £37million plan

Sunderland Civic Centre

Safeguarding fears as Ofsted inspectors rate Sunderland City Council apprenticeship and adult learning services 'inadequate'

Dame Vera Baird QC, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria.

Crime Commissioner’s plea to Home Secretary over impact of cheap drink on policing

Chris Coleman still believes he can keep Sunderland up.

The state of play with Sunderland, Ellis Short, Chris Coleman and a critical few months

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Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

LIVE Sunderland AFC blog - Chris Coleman press conference, Middlesbrough build-up, injury latest

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Paddy McNair makes a run at Bolton on Tuesday. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland’s Paddy McNair on injury troubles and the relegation fight

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Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Thousands of Sunderland fans sign petition calling for owner Ellis Short to sell the club

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Six things learned from Bolton defeat - Sunderland have one foot in League One as Ashley Fletcher struggles again

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Player ratings as Sunderland slump to bottom of league after Bolton defeat

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Chris Coleman reveals why Sunderland are struggling in front of goal as relegation fears heighten

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Chris Coleman keeps the faith despite Sunderland’s ‘soul-destroying’ stay in bottom three

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Sunderland boss Chris Coleman.

Angry Sunderland boss Chris Coleman hits out at 'bizarre' referee decisions in defeat to Bolton

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David Preece: How many points I think Sunderland need to survive – and how many they’ll actually get

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Bellini Italian Restaurant

Review: Bellini, Seaburn Dene, Sunderland

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David Mark will host a workshop at the festival

Creative Writing Festival returns to Sunderland

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Win: Five pairs of tickets to Paloma Faith at Newcastle Arena

Holy Trinity Church in the East End

How you could help save a Sunderland church before it collapses


Smiling faces at Stadium of Light gigs in Sunderland - can you spot anyone you know?


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