05:00Armed police to patrol countryside around Whitburn over fears of increase in '˜lamping'
05:00Sneaky thief used foil-lined box in failed raid on Sunderland Poundland
05:00Sunderland woman among first to graduate from new nursing degree
05:00Courageous Sunderland youngster battles back to health after spending seven weeks in intensive care
05:00Memory of Sunderland's Amber Rose Cliff has helped save lives, says loving dad
05:00Roof leak troubles spread at Sunderland's Â£20million Aquatic Centre
05:00Chris Coleman on Sunderland's '˜red flashing light' transfer priority and how he'll convince players to join
06:00Sunderland youngster reacts to making his full debut and discusses Chris Coleman's influence
06:10Inquiry to launch after two cars are wrecked by early hours blaze
07:14Yurt development to help Sunderland families in need goes ahead thanks to donation
07:15Delays hit Metro service after train is withdrawn
07:24Help us find the heroes of Wearside
08:04Freezing temperatures turn North East into winter wonderland as thermometers plunge
08:28Do you know your alcohol limits?
08:38Cough and cold sufferers urged to steer clear of GPs and A&E
08:49Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Shout out about Sunderland's achievers
08:53Vera fans complain about 'awful' North East accents as detective series returns to TV
08:57Saunas really are good for your heart
08:58This is how the jobs market and workplace will change in 2018
09:00Necessity clashing with reality as Sunderland start difficult January journey
09:05Caffeine level in blood may help diagnose people with Parkinson's disease
09:06Applicants wanted for new series of The Apprentice
09:10Save a hen from slaughter (and get free eggs) for just Â£1
09:21Alton Towers reveal new Â£16 million WOODEN rollercoaster
09:30Driver due to be sentenced over fatal hit-and-run crash
09:30Dieters stick to New Year's resolution using eating montior app
09:40Women night workers have fifth higher cancer risk
09:56Trial due to begin of pair accused over murder of man found injured in shallow grave
09:57Rumour Mill: Griezmann's huge wage demand | Bournmouth target Sammie Szmodics in million-pound swoop | Sunderland poised to complete loan signing of Jake Clarke-Salter | Reds and Gunners have eyes on Ben Wilmot
10:0711 things you said about roadwork plans for the A19
10:11Hartlepool players forced to borrow kit from rivals Dagenham and travel by train on grim match day
10:21Three arrested over burglary after search by traffic cops and dog unit
10:23If you don't know the safe drinking guidelines it's hardly surprising ... we don't like bad booze news
10:24Chamber of Commerce unveils its vision for a stronger North East in 2018
10:31Who do you recognise in our Wearside rugby team pictures?
10:58Mum of brave Sunderland tot Rubie O'Brien praises Echo Awards for making happy memories
11:17Why is tech giant Google coming to Sunderland?
11:18Armed police deployed to deal with lamping - 'fantastic' or 'a waste of money'?
11:30Petition launched calling on Greggs to make vegan sausage rolls
11:30Nine of the best Premier League young talents who Sunderland could target for a loan swoop
11:39Fancy a takeaway tonight? This is what you should order
12:56Men charged as police confirm 11 arrests in Boro v Sunderland FA Cup clash
12:57What time is the FA Cup fourth round draw and how can I watch it?
13:00WISE MEN SAY: Have Sunderland fans ever had it this bad?
13:20Dad backs research into cervical checks a year after tragic death of daughter Amber Rose Cliff
13:26Ramside Hall Hotel scoops top accolade from Visit England
13:29Motorist drank alcohol and took cocaine before killing Lewis Knapp in tragic hit and run
13:30Family's tribute to tragic Lewis Knapp after death crash driver sentenced
14:06Northern Powergrid set to invest Â£4.7m in Seaham and Ryhope's power network
14:11Grab a business opportunity at The Tall Ships Races
14:20Sunderland chief hails New Zealand international Sam Brotherton - can he have first-team future?
14:32Women more prone to seasonal depression than men, says study
14:35What's the weather going to be like in the North East tomorrow?
14:50Girlfriend of hit and run victim '˜devastated' by his death
14:59Popular business to breathe new life into Sunderland's Winter Gardens cafe
15:21Security guard threatened with knife at Sunderland Lidl store
15:29Watch the latest football action from the Russell Foster Youth Leagues
15:51Chris Coleman reacts after making Chelsea defender his first Sunderland signing
16:08Jake Clarke-Salter: Why I joined Sunderland, how I like to play and the 'legend' I want to learn from
16:41'Sunderland man murdered by Jarrow boss and South Shields woman after drugs row,' hears trial
16:55David Bowie's unforgettable UK performances
17:39Drivers reminded of temporary Sunderland road closure
18:33Sunderland eye striker as Manchester United ace set to leave; Liverpool, Man City, Arsenal make transfer headlines
18:58RECAP: Sunderland transfer news - first signing made, is Ryan Woods a realistic option; striker hopes