Sunderland Echo

Sunderland barber jailed for sex attacks on schoolgirls

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

Heavy rain

Work gets underway on former Binns site and other historic buildings in Sunderland city centre


Legendary director Sir Ridley Scott praises his old college as he is awarded Bafta fellowship


Sunderland manager Chris Coleman praises ‘brilliant’ night at inaugural Bradley Lowery Foundation ball


Fashion giant FatFace to open new outlet store at Dalton Park

Train lines have been affected following an incident this morning.

Man dies after being hit by train

Encore Envelopes' Washington plant

More than 120 jobs saved as Wearside firm takes over rival

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 in action against Mate Rudan at Gateshead Leisure Centre.

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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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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Jonny Williams takes on the Brentford defence. Picture by Frank Reid

Midfielder reflects on Brentford defeat and why Sunderland are struggling so much

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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