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Survey reveals public anger at litter levels on Sunderland's streets

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How Sunderland Echo readers can help our Clean Streets campaign to tidy up our city

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The threats were sent via facebook.

Sunderland mum made Facebook threats to melt love rival’s face off

Sunderland
Map of the area of the North East coast covered by today's yellow alert. Picture: Met Office

Met Office issues yellow warning over snow and ice along North East coast

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Metro misery as trains fail due to severe weather

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Sub-zero temperatures hit region as winter bites

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Rescuers launch search after report of woman in River Wear

Sunderland

Prolific Sunderland burglar among 65 arrests in Christmas crime crackdown Operation Sleigh

Sunderland
Police on a recent walkabout in Houghton town centre.

Yobs kicked out of town in anti-social behaviour crackdown

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Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Spain meets Sunderland in new business initiative

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Festive drinkers warned of risks as rural areas top breath-test charge table

Crime
The A690 at Houghton Cut.

Ban for college student caught driving erratically after a boozy night out in Sunderland

Sunderland
The threats were sent via facebook.

Sunderland mum made Facebook threats to melt love rival’s face off

Sunderland
Police on a recent walkabout in Houghton town centre.

Yobs kicked out of town in anti-social behaviour crackdown

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Met Office issues yellow warning over snow and ice along North East coast

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Eight flights have been cancelled at Newcastle Airport today.

Eight flights cancelled at Newcastle Airport

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Passengers travelling on the Metro this morning will face delays on services due to the severe weather.

Metro misery as trains fail due to severe weather

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People take part in sledding on Gold Hill Common, Chalfont St Peter, in Buckinghamshire, today. Much of the country has been affected by snow and icy conditions.

Warning to motorists as North East braces for icy weather

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Sunderland pupils on the ball with Futsal

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Less than a third of North East students are likely to go to university

Chances of going to university depend on where school leavers live

Education
Kirsty Pitchford, Neve Geary, Dylan Wood, Stephanie Welsh and Reece Monson from Sunderland Police Cadets take part in the training session with Sports Science students at Sunderland University Picture: DAVID WOOD

Testing time for police cadets at Sunderland University

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Sunderland College's city campus

Top marks for Sunderland College in national league table

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Houghton Trainer honoured for keeping his brain as fit as his body

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Andrew Buckley, of RTC North, and the North East LEP's Colin Bell

Sunderland playing its part in bid to create 6,000 new jobs

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Map of the area of the North East coast covered by today's yellow alert. Picture: Met Office

Met Office issues yellow warning over snow and ice along North East coast

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Passengers travelling on the Metro this morning will face delays on services due to the severe weather.

Metro misery as trains fail due to severe weather

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Theresa May has to satisfy demands from the Irish and the Democratic Unionist Party for Brexit talks to progress. Picture by PA

Brexit talks can finally move on to trade and future relationship between UK and EU after deal agreed

Politics
NHS funding concerns.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Improvements must be made in patient care

Health
Our new Local Democracy reporters will be covering meetings at Sunderland Civic Centre

Sunderland Echo and BBC unveil new Democracy Reporter partnership

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More than 1,000 people in Durham helped by Fuel Bank scheme

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Average person in UK will eat three days' worth of calories on Christmas Day

Health
Members of the PROACT group at the frailty conference to support the national React to Red campaign.

Sunderland health chiefs start awareness campaign to protect patients

Health
More than two-thirds of Sunderland people would pay more tax if it was easier to get medical appointments.

Sunderland people would pay more tax to fund better healthcare, survey reveals

Health
NHS funding concerns.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Improvements must be made in patient care

Health

Survey reveals public anger at litter levels on Sunderland's streets

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Our new campaign logo.

How Sunderland Echo readers can help our Clean Streets campaign to tidy up our city

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Storm Caroline is set to arrive in the UK.

Storm Caroline is on the way - but how will it affect the North East?

News

What is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? How can I take part? When is the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch? Do I have to be a member?

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Would you support the move?

Iceland and Co-op back bottle return scheme to help cut ocean plastic pollution

Environment 2
An artist's impression of how the hotel will look.

Letter of the week: Sunderland needs more shops rather than a new hotel

Your Say
The former bingo hall after February's fire.

Letter of the week: There's people in Sunderland who go out of their way to spoil it for others

Your Say
Weardale Avenue residents pictured with Coun George Howe, right, who objected to the plans.

Letter of the week: Angry Sunderland residents should take direct action in land battle

Your Say
Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

Your Say

Health advice: Don't suffer with incontinence in silence

Opinion
The cost of heating always rises at winter.

How to get help paying your fuel bills

Opinion
The steamer Vind�.

On The Waterfront: Recalling the days of veteran steamers

Retro
You can't beat a good quality pair of earphones to use while you're working out,

10 festive gifts for the fitness fanatic in your life

Opinion
Christmas pudding energy bites.

Recipe of the week: Christmas pudding energy bites

Opinion
Rowan Atkinson plays French fictional detective Jules Maigret

Rowan Atkinson returns for new Maigret episode at Christmas

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Have you got any of these hidden away?

Do you have any of the 10 rarest Star Wars toys in the attic?

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Want people to like you more? Nod at them, say scientists

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Warning signs that your child is screen-addicted

Offbeat