05:00Call to bring back free Sunderland rat control services rejected
05:00Safety fears over plans for zebra crossing in place of lollipop patrol
05:00Another top backer is helping us to find Wearside's heroes
05:00Council chiefs respond to concerns over Siglion sites after Carillion collapse
05:00Business looks good for Sunderland University student Lois
05:00Sunderland secondary school celebrates topping new city results table
05:00Durham's Â£15m Hotel Indigo and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse prepares for opening day
05:30Sunderland working on further breakthroughs after sealing second January signing
05:58Man talked to safety after emergency services called out to clifftop
06:00Chris Coleman on Duncan Watmore and how the Sunderland forward is approaching the long road back to fitness
06:15Newcastle midfielder Mikel Merino: Watching Chelsea '˜suffer' taught me all about the beauty of the FA Cup
06:45Christian Atsu reveals what he told Kenedy before the winger joined Newcastle
07:07South Shields dad is among record number of homeless on our streets
07:51Poll: Do you think Donald Trump should be invited to visit the UK?
08:24Should alcoholic drinks be labelled with health hazards?
08:37Why Sunderland have signed Kazenga LuaLua and where he will play
08:45Durham Alliance Combination League: City Reserves capitalise on away victory to rise to fifth place
08:54Why is Facebook not working in Sunderland?
09:00Were Sunderland wrong to sell Vaughan? Will Cats get targets? What next for Rodwell? Key questions answered
09:24Drivers face delays as three sets of work get underway
09:25Bradley Lowery's mum makes national TV appeal with Jermain Defoe
09:34Body fat 'triggers breast cancer in normal weight women'
09:42Sunderland tops 'Championship property league' as house prices outperform team
09:45Marks & Spencer is recalling its Gluten Free Scotch Eggs
09:57Dry January drinkers 'rarely succeed in reducing their boozing in the long term'
10:00Sing up if you have memories of these golden days of music in Sunderland
10:06Chocolate 'sharing' bags have huge amounts of sugar
10:14Riots spread across France as shoppers go nutty for Nutella
10:20Quiz: would you pass the new, harder GCSE maths exam?
10:20Could this Â£4.99 anti-snore pillow give you a better night sleep?
10:36Gary Pallister: Middlesbrough have a better chance of promotion under Tony Pulis
10:45VIDEO: Appeal to mobile-using drivers made by family devastated by horror crash
10:59Hearts have had no bid for Kyle Lafferty despite Sunderland link
11:40This cute police station cat has owners but 'refuses to go home'
12:00Time lapse video released as work on Â£7million Tombola HQ reaches halfway in Sunderland
12:08Julie Elliott MP: Sewage leak is just latest outrage at Sunderland station
12:10Human faeces falls onto platform in sewage leak at Sunderland station
12:11What is the Doomsday Clock and why should we care?
12:46'That's all we need' - readers react to news of Metro worker strike ballot
12:51Sunderland boss praises Lamine Kone as January switch looks increasingly unlikely
13:00Over-40s League: State of play in the fight for glory
13:21'Is there a worse train station in Britain?' Disgust over Sunderland station after sewage leak
13:40'What a wonderful, special lady' - reader tributes to Sunderland's Mary Reid
14:00Sunderland Primary Boys reach double figures in Harrison Cup title bid
14:2128 of the best ever jokes about Scotland
14:30Nine things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond
14:37Baby seal returned to the sea after group's rescue from South Shields beach
14:55How you can make your mark on the North East's first whisky
14:58Humanity Star: how to see the giant 'disco ball' orbiting Earth
15:00Wearside League: West End bring in RCA forward Cassidy for debut against leaders
15:16Fan power forces Leeds United to think again over new crest
15:30Northern League: Easington introduce new signing Goundry against table-toppers Northallerton
15:37How this Sunderland salon's new service is helping women with hair loss
15:39Letter of the week: Don't blame Sunderland council for city's rubbish problems
16:00Northern League: Ryhope CW fired up to avenge early-season derby defeat to RCA
16:10Mick McCarthy slams '˜spoof' striker link, Benitez '˜confident', Aston Villa, Arsenal, Chelsea make headlines
16:27Gardening: Count the birds in your garden this weekend
16:48Seaham church targeted by thieves who smashed stained glass window
16:52Metro bosses begin process for buying new Â£362million fleet of trains
17:36Sunderland civic centre evacuated during power cut
18:54RECAP: Sunderland transfer news '“ new striker linked, Kone could stay, Leeds keeper latest