15:15Sunderland Player of the Year Jermain Defoe pens 12-month contract extension
08:09SPL side ready to offer Sunderland midfielder a three-year contract
14:28DAVID PREECE: I still remember my first boots from TY McGurk's '“ it was love at first sight
12:35Euro 2016 picture quiz - how many can you identify?
12:57Newcastle goalkeeper given all-clear to step up rehab '“ and reveals when he hopes to return
13:03Who is the north east cop that has landed the top England policing role at Euro 2016?
10:44New Â£500,000 business park is set to be created in Peterlee
13:57From Puma Kings to Adidas Predators: help us pick the best boots of all time
12:30North Sea oil and gas workers ballot for strike action over pay
16:41Police camera captures drink-driver dangerously swerving along A19
11:13Little Audrey? The Hollywood baby names making comeback as parents inspired by golden age
10:46Visitors invited to get in the zone for North East's biggest Pride event
11:13THAT Gazza goal and five other unforgettable England Euros moments
11:45Fans urged to beware bogus Euro 2016 tickets and merchandise
11:54New SAFC kit: Cheshire cats, NUFC throwbacks and what else you've said
07:57Sunderland AFC reveal new third kit - but do you like it?
08:41Jamie Bulger's mother speaks out on Loose Women about painful memories brought back by North East kidnapping
06:00Sunderland ARE keen to revive move for Swansea winger
18:45Striker signing the priority for Sunderland this summer
11:28Who fancies a game of Euro 2016 pundit bingo?
11:13Have you been phubbed? How mobile users put phones before family
14:21What's the best BeyoncÃ© single?
11:00Sunderland High School to open its doors to the public for the last time
07:48Kids at a Sunderland nursery are putting those in need first
10:00Wearside League: Ashbrooke Belford given home help in domestic cups
09:19Dementia service gets gold status
11:00Match at Stadium of Light raises more than Â£4,000 for charity