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Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Sunderland

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The scene following an explosion in New York. Photo by Press Association.

Explosion on New York subway platform

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Litter in Sunderland city centre.

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

Sunderland

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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The emergency services were called to the Wearmouth Bridge area earlier today.

Rescuers launch search after report of woman in River Wear

Sunderland

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

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

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The scene following an explosion in New York. Photo by Press Association.

Explosion on New York subway platform

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a cyclist and car in Sunderland.

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Sunderland

News

Stationary ambulance struck in multi-vehicle crash in Sunderland

Transport
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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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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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?

News
Would you support the move?

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

Environment 2

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