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Jarrow woman accused of killing Sunderland man found buried alive is cleared of murder

Crime
More snowy weather is forecast for today.

Met Office upgrades snow warning to amber alert for North East

News
Grant Findley

Businessman throws a lifeline to worried Carillion staff

News
From left, Sunderland Council deputy leader Coun Harry Trueman, Conservative leader Coun Robert Oliver, and Lib Dem Coun Niall Hodson.

Carillion collapse sparks political war of words in Sunderland

News

10 questions on the impact of Carillion’s collapse on Sunderland

News

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport

Sunderland former soldier snared after selling drugs to undercover police officer

Crime

Sunderland AFC fan set to run London Marathon in memory of Bradley Lowery

News
Dave the Rave, Rachel and the Mackem Mover were in for your votes.

Thousands vote to crown best Mackem dancer of all time

Offbeat

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Warning after laser shone in face of Great North Air Ambulance pilot

News
Christopher Hills

Police are hunting a man who has been recalled to prison

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Jarrow woman accused of killing Sunderland man found buried alive is cleared of murder

Crime
The Metro

Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted on Sunderland Metro line

Jarrow

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport
A Northern Rail train.

Rail delays after freight train derails between Sunderland and Hartlepool

News
The southbound A19 at Lindisfarne roundabout. Picture from Google Images.

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

News

'Still a great school to attend' - your memories of life at St Anthony's in Sunderland

Education
Pictured after Mass are Sister Michael, Sister Adrienne, Mike McDonagh ,school deputy head, Sister Dolores, Bishop Seamus Cunningham, Andrea Shanks, chairman of governors, Sister Josepha, Sister Enda, Sister Aelred and Monica Shepherd, head teacher.

New chapter in school’s history as it transfers from nuns to church after 175 years

News
Neil Travis has launched his own business, Discover Edventure.

Sunderland teacher swaps school fields for wide open spaces

News
Pennywell Early Years Centre's new garden following an arson attack. Front headteacher Claire Nicholson with Bobbi Green, two, and  Heather Miller from Engie Regeneration.

Arson-hit Sunderland nursery back on top form thanks to generous Wearsiders

News

Businessman throws a lifeline to worried Carillion staff

News
How Aykley Heads could look once redeveloped.

Plan to create 6,000 jobs in Durham gets green light

News
Will you be affected by any of these roadworks?

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport
Tesco Clubcard changes have been delayed. Picture by PA

Tesco delays changes to Clubcard scheme after customer backlash

Business

Carillion collapse sparks political war of words in Sunderland

News 3
Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

Appeal for Sunderland firms to help Carllion’s out of work apprentices and contractors

News
Do you stand by your vote?

'The country has spoken' - readers reveal if they would back second Brexit vote

Politics
Would you back a second EU referendum?

Poll: Would you back a second EU referendum if there's no deal on Brexit?

Politics

If you or your child have these symptoms, you must go to A&E - meningitis charity urges families not to be put off by reports of swamped hospitals

Health
Karen Carr, of the Market Village at the Galleries in Washington, left, and Michelle Muir of Macmillan, right, with Roger Morrison at his fundraising stall.

Roger’s in the market to help Macmillan with £10k donation

News
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have warned that the NHS in England is in a 'dangerous downward spiral'.

NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses, experts say

Health
Sunderland Royal Hospital

NHS pays out £40million in medical damages claims in Sunderland

Sunderland
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health

Number of 'paupers' funerals' rises by 16% in North East

News
Tyres at the Hartlepool site.

Recycling firm Niramax fined £16,000 over environmental breaches

Environment
Snow, wind and ice warnings are forecast for North East England.

Region prepares for cold snap as ice, snow and wind forecast for North East

News
The Echo launched its Clean Streets campaign in December.

'No pride in where they live' - readers react to Echo's Letter of the Week on litter

Environment
Eradicating plastic use is at the forefront of a new environment plan.

Why we must hope the war on plastic waste is genuine ... and not just a Tory ruse to woo young voters

Opinion 1
A mainly glum-looking section of the loyal Sunderland away following at Cardiff City recently.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland are not a big club any more - we are a joke'

Your Say
An untidy back lane in Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland residents need to think twice about dumping litter

Your Say
Our writer feels law-abiding motorists are suffering because of the extension of permit zones for motorists in the Newcastle Road area of Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland permit parking milks motorists of yet more money

Your Say
Our writer is angry at the cost of amending parking permits in Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland parking permit costs are 'daylight robbery'

Your Say

Richard Ord: Think of the dish washing staff when your meal comes served on a tree trunk

Opinion
A police station.

Legal Eagle: ‘My friend was in a fight and I witnessed it – should I get a solicitor?’

Crime
Blue Monday myth busted

How the depressing Blue Monday lie can be a force for good

Opinion
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health
Be careful when taking out a gym membership

How to avoid getting trapped in a gym deal or other annual subscriptions you don't want

Health
Dave the Rave, Rachel and the Mackem Mover were in for your votes.

Thousands vote to crown best Mackem dancer of all time

Offbeat
Is a sausage roll your favourite?

Vote for your dream order from Greggs

Offbeat
Rachel's signature move is the teddy bear roll. Picture: North News and Pictures.

'You go girl!' - readers' praise for Sunderland dancer Rachel's Bootylicious moves

Offbeat
Dave the Rave, the Mackem Mover and Rachel McCann Parkin.

Vote: Who is the best Mackem dancer of all time?

Offbeat