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Church cleaner escapes jail term for killing partner's cat after it 'stared at him while doing its business'

Police hunting armed robbers.

Police hunting clown-masked robbers who snapped victim's leg

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NHS pays out £40million in medical damages claims in Sunderland

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Sunderland model trainer prepared for death in Hawaii’s ballistic missile scare


Vote: Who is the best Mackem dancer of all time?


When are drivers most likely to be breathalysed for suspected drink driving?


Rapper 'targeted in arson attacks over disrespectful songs and drugs debt'

Pictured after Mass are Sister Michael, Sister Adrienne, Mike McDonagh ,school deputy head, Sister Dolores, Bishop Seamus Cunningham, Andrea Shanks, chairman of governors, Sister Josepha, Sister Enda, Sister Aelred and Monica Shepherd, head teacher.

New chapter in school’s history as it transfers from nuns to church after 175 years

An artist's impression of how the new development on the Vaux site will look when it's finished.

Why latest Vaux setback is a body blow for Sunderland

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Jonny Williams in action for Sunderland.

Five positions letting Chris Coleman down and the solutions he needs to save Sunderland’s season

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Chris Coleman

LIVE: Sunderland transfer news - Coleman linked with £6.5m striker on loan; Ndong and Rodwell exit latest

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Sunderland wait on Jack Rodwell news as Celtic linked with midfield flop

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Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell.

Jack Rodwell: Why Sunderland are prepared to cut their losses and what it could mean for Chris Coleman

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Sunderland, Newcastle and Boro youth stars may help out Hartlepool with loan deals

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Sunderland players don’t look like they have courage or talent to save us from drop

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Sunderland willing to grant Jack Rodwell free transfer after £70,000-a-week flop asks to leave

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'Bet David Moyes would take him at West Ham' - Fans react as Sunderland offer to terminate contract of wantaway Jack Rodwell

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WATCH Is now the right time for Sunderland and midfielder Jack Rodwell to go their separate ways?

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Chris Coleman needs to emulate Big Sam – transfer dealings will determine Sunderland’s future

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Re-Take That

Re-Take That announce hometown show at Sunderland Empire

Muhammad Ali in South Shields in 1977.

New play to celebrate famous year Muhammad Ali and the Queen came to South Shields

We Are Scientists will headline the Ku stage at Stockton Calling 2018.

Two more headliners announced for Stockton Calling festival

Help us to find Chip Shop of the Year 2018.

Help us to find Sunderland and Durham’s Best Chippy

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