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Boy needs CPR after being rescued from Sunderland house fire

Sunderland
Liberal Democrat campaigner Martin Haswell

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News
Zach Hunter and Josh Quinn are comforted by Josh's mum Mandy after they were told their Lapland trip was cancelled.

Lapland dream turns to heartache for families as trip is cancelled

News
Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

News

Don’t let ‘selfish minority’ spoil Sunderland: Councillor backs Echo’s Clean Streets campaign

Environment

16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

Crime

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Sunderland

News

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

News
The incident took place on the A1231. Image by Google Maps.

Stationary ambulance struck in multi-vehicle crash in Sunderland

Transport

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

RSPCA chiefs welcome plans for tougher animal cruelty sentences

News
DCI Lee Gosling

16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

Crime
The incident took place on the A1231. Image by Google Maps.

Stationary ambulance struck in multi-vehicle crash in Sunderland

Transport
A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, possession with intent to supply and failure to stop but has been released under investigation.

Teenage boy arrested as part of probe targeting distribution of drugs

News

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport
The area covered by the latest weather warning. Image: Met Office

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

News
Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

News
Research found that more fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon.

Full moons increase chances of fatal motorbike crashes

Transport

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

News
Hetton School youngsters.

Sunderland pupils on the ball with Futsal

News
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

News

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport
The area covered by the latest weather warning. Image: Met Office

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

News
PRS Inclusion Services is now calling on more Sunderland businesses to become Partners in Employment.

Partner up to get the best from your staff

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Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

News

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News
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

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health
Lynn Burrows and her daughter Jorja were helped by the Durham Fuel Bank earlier this year.

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

Don’t let ‘selfish minority’ spoil Sunderland: Councillor backs Echo’s Clean Streets campaign

Environment
Litter in Sunderland city centre.

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

News
Our new campaign logo.

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

News
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?

News
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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Losing City of Culture bid not the end for Sunderland

News
Incontinence can be caused by stress.

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
Will you be wearing your Christmas jumper this Friday?

Celebs get behind Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

News
Research found that more fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon.

Full moons increase chances of fatal motorbike crashes

Transport
Do you fancy any of these jokes for your Christmas cracker?

How many of these top 10 Christmas cracker jokes make you laugh?

Offbeat
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health