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'I am so proud of him' says Bradley Lowery's mum on receiving BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

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One man is in hospital following a fight in Sunderland.

Man suffers suspected fractured skull in Sunderland fight

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The car struck the central reservation on the A1(M). Pic: Owers Media.

Drivers warned of black ice on roads after crash on A1(M)

Transport
The race was due to start and finish at Dalton Park shopping outlet.

Dalton Park 10k run cancelled for health and safety reasons

Seaham

Sunderland fans overjoyed as club secures first home victory of the season

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Watch Sunderland fans celebrate as magic Maja ensures home hoodoo finally ends

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She said yes! Happy outcome to frosty proposal

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Sunderland celebrates primary school league table success

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A police officer.

Newlyweds from Sunderland burgled while on their honeymoon

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Man suffers suspected fractured skull in Sunderland fight

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Police want to talk to this man.

Police release photograph of a male they want to speak to

News
Some of the tobacco which was seized.

Cigarettes worth almost £20,000 seized in raids

Crime
Ricky Elliott has been locked up.

Sunderland 'career criminal' locked up after breaking into restaurant

News

Delays on A1 after car collides with central reservation

Sunderland
The car struck the central reservation on the A1(M). Pic: Owers Media.

Drivers warned of black ice on roads after crash on A1(M)

Transport
Back row from left, Gareth Gladman, Farah Kahn, Alan King, Geanina Cocianga, Noreen Allen, Liam Smallwood and Stefan Beattie. Front row from left, Clive Page, holding cake and Andy Fowler, wearing hat.

Grand Central marks a decade since restoring direct London rail services from Sunderland and Hartlepool

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The scene in Church Street, Murton, following a crash on Thursday night.

Man taken to hospital after crash on busy road

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Sunderland celebrates primary school league table success

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Disgraced David Fenwick.

Disgraced Sunderland teacher had been questioned before about 'over familiarity' with pupils

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David Fenwick has been banned from teaching.

Teacher banned for life from classroom after affair with 16-year-old Wearside pupil

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New performance tables for Sunderland primary schools have been published today.

New Sunderland primary school league tables published: How do they rank?

Education

So how much do bank holidays, Secret Santa gifts, your Christmas bonus and the office party really cost business in time and money?

Business
Back row from left, Gareth Gladman, Farah Kahn, Alan King, Geanina Cocianga, Noreen Allen, Liam Smallwood and Stefan Beattie. Front row from left, Clive Page, holding cake and Andy Fowler, wearing hat.

Grand Central marks a decade since restoring direct London rail services from Sunderland and Hartlepool

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The scene in Church Street, Murton, following a crash on Thursday night.

Man taken to hospital after crash on busy road

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MPs have hit out at the funding of transport in the North East.

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

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Sunderland MP backs bill to help end child hunger

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MPs have hit out at the funding of transport in the North East.

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

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Our MP is angry at planned Tory cuts to free school meals.

Sharon Hodgson: Tory Government has no consideration for children’s futures

Opinion
Alex Hopkins, former chief executive of Together for Children.

Sunderland children's services spend £7.7million on agency staff as top boss resigns

Sunderland

New year, new you: Tips for a healthy start to 2018

Opinion

Steve Harper and Alan Shearer support launch of world's first 'check yourself' app by cancer charity

Health
North East Ambulance Service paramedics will team up with Northumbria Police officers this Christmas and New Year to help partygoers in Sunderland city centre.

Police and paramedics team up to keep Christmas nights out safe

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Tragic Amanda Seymour.

Tributes paid by Sunderland support group after ‘courageous’ campaigner’s death from skin cancer

News
Man flu could exist ...

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health

Sunderland man caught dumping rubbish outside of neighbour's home

Crime
Jonathan Finn was charged with operating an illegal waste site

Man who ran illegal tip in Sunderland ordered to pay more than £1,700

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Litter in Waterloo Place in Sunderland city centre.

A clean and tidy Sunderland will attract more visitors

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Sunderland City Centre litter, Silksworth Row park

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

Environment
Our new campaign logo.

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

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Litter in Sunderland city centre. But is Sunderland the pigsty our writer thinks it is?

Letter of the week: Sunderland is a pigsty

Your Say
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

New year, new you: Tips for a healthy start to 2018

Opinion
A boot camp is a good way of getting motivated.

The fitness trends set to be big in 2018

Opinion
Volunteering at a foodbank is one way of helping someone less well off than ourselves this Christmas.

Five ways you can help someone less fortunate this Christmas

Opinion
Some people will return Christmas presents simply because they're not to their taste.

Do you know your rights when it comes to returning unwanted Christmas gifts?

Opinion
Spotting whether something is a bargain or a fake isn't as easy as you might think.

Will you be buying a loved one a counterfeit Christmas gift?

Opinion
Let me take a selfie.

Can't stop taking pictures of yourself? You might have 'selfitis'

Offbeat
Here's what prisoners will be tucking into this Christmas Day.

What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Crime
A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.

Dogs Trust reveals the shocking reasons people give up their pets

News
Do you follow the Slimming World plan?

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Offbeat