14:51Seven North East gigs to see in the next seven days
11:40Bryan Oviedo provides positive injury update as Sunderland boss declares 'We can't afford to lose anymore players'
11:47'Critical' staffing shortage forces 'temporary suspension' of births at South Tyneside maternity unit
23:09Louise makes sweet music
13:52Liverpool U18s 3 Sunderland U18s 2: Another late defeat for young Black Cats, but progress to knockout stage of PL Cup
11:23Sunderland fan 'thrown out for defecating in seat' at Stadium of Light
11:56Six things we learned from Sunderland's defeat to Reading in Chris Coleman's first home game
11:59Reading boss Jaap Stam's surprising assessment of how Sunderland will do this season
15:17What do forecasters expect from this week's weather? Will we get more snow?
23:09MP honours Washington coffin firm
23:09Durham businessman Grant has the future all mapped out
17:56Yobs continue to cause bus misery in Houghton town centre
16:00Review: The Fall - The Singles 1978-2016
11:44Review: Shed Seven, O2 Academy, Newcastle