17:35New Sunderland bridge takes shape as work presses ahead
15:00Gabby Logan launches search for most spirited volunteers
10:21Children's murder mystery wins Costa Book of the Year award
20:20Man remains in coma after alleged bus stop attack days before Christmas
19:34CONFIRMED: Sunderland complete Â£5m signing of Lamine Kone at third time of asking
17:11Townsend seals Newcastle deal and says '˜I can't wait to get started'
15:3417 players who have signed for both Sunderland and Newcastle '“ who would be your Tyne-Wear XI?
15:51POLL: Does the 'secret derby' score matter after Sunderland thrash Newcastle 6-0?
15:13'Secret derby' win over Newcastle is a big help to Sunderland, but not because of the scoreline
14:28Sunderland thrash Newcastle 6-0 in behind-closed-doors friendly
10:23Sunderland AFC news: Defender heading to Portugal, Lamine Kone bid revived, Jordan Pickford praised
14:44Northumbria Police: more than half of Christmas drug drive tests were positive
14:47Search for stolen Â£20,000 Union Jack 'bullet' speedboat
14:36National award for Sunderland school meals
14:44Appeal after cyclist injuries in Houghton hit-and-run
14:01Can you help this North East bar with a world record gin tasting attempt?
13:58Zika virus: Everything you need to know
07:38Elton John announces North-East arena date
13:50Can you help police trace a man in connection with a flare-throwing incident at the Stadium of Light?
10:23Dog walker 'critical' after she was struck by car in Durham village
13:23Sunderland continue January sales after offloading winger
11:21Teenagers set dog on fox in brutal attack: Animal now returned safely to the wild
13:1924 pictures of a Big Night Out in Sunderland
12:44Sunderland-to-London passengers among the happiest, finds rail survey
12:32Motorbike stolen from Hetton garage
12:26WATCH: MPs belt out Jerusalem to back calls for English national anthem
15:00Pupils show their colours for poorly Sunderland boy William
12:20Remember: Eric Cantona's kung-fu kick on fan
12:17Houghton school gets glowing report from inspectors '“ two years after being ordered to improve
12:11Drink, drugs, and stolen scents '“ petty criminals dealt with in Sunderland
12:09Young Carers Awareness Day: Raising awareness of young people who care for others
11:55Sunderland kick off season against Reading
13:00Sunderland chef cooks up a storm on Channel 4 show
11:16Two arrested after man shot in leg on Sunderland playing field
11:08Does Sunderland have the UK's most romantic walk?
10:48Metro passenger figures top more than 40million in last year
10:34Wey aye, man! Men would cheat on wives with Geordie women more than anyone else
10:38Police hunt flasher after series of incidents in Sunderland
10:07Newcastle legend Kevin Keegan to give talk at WaterAid fundraising dinner
15:00Jam-making Sunderland grandad spreads some charity cheer
10:01Missing pensioner found dead in field close to his home
15:00Workers get on their bikes for Sunderland charity
09:42Catch Katherine Jenkins in stunning outdoor Sunderland performance
09:43New safety rules hold no fears for Sunderland Airshow
09:13Sunderland eye double defensive signing before deadline
09:27Warning over Facebook scam run by fake mobile phone businessman
09:12Lowering of drink drive alcohol limit backed by police boss as change heads for Parliament
05:00'˜An endless loop': Honeymoon death widower says he's still in limbo with Australian authorities
08:41VOTE: Parents urged to swap pyjamas for 'proper' clothes on school run
07:53Four vehicles involved in smash on A1(M) northbound
08:13School will be a big loss
08:11Death probes are needed
07:10Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy faces choice between Sunderland and Aston Villa
05:00'˜Hard work and dedication': How Sunderland's RNLI crews saved 93 lives in just a year
07:30Sunderland's Jordan Pickford has 'top class' character to cope with Premier League
05:00The Bridges in the running for Best Shopping Experience award after '˜great 2015'
11:00Can Sunderland survive? Sam Allardyce has done it before from the EXACT same position
09:00RICHARD ORD: Fancy face cream? Pull the udder one ...
11:17Sunderland Harriers' men aiming for a top-10 finish in the Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships