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Metro misery as trains fail due to severe weather

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Snow falling at Jackson's Wharf in Hartlepool. Photo by Ashley Foster,

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

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Mark Cooper

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

Sunderland

Yobs kicked out of town in anti-social behaviour crackdown

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Last chance to register for Sunderland’s Boxing Day Dip

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Families enjoy winter wonderland at Washington Christmas festival

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Wolves v Sunderland game to go ahead despite bad weather concerns

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Quyen Ngoc Nguyen.

Pair deny murdering woman whose body was found in burning car in Sunderland

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Sunderland mother threatened to melt love rival’s face off

Sunderland
The A690 at Houghton Cut.

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

Sunderland
Police on a recent walkabout in Houghton town centre.

Yobs kicked out of town in anti-social behaviour crackdown

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Mark Cooper

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

Sunderland

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 traffic and traffic queues Dame Dorothy Street.

Big City survey reveals why readers are happy with Sunderland life

Sunderland
Paul Harris, security manager for Metro

Metro hires ex-soldier and former Afghanistan embassy protector as new security chief

Sunderland

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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Whitburn Village Primary School

Education bosses say primary school must do better

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More than 30,000 children from across North East England have now taken part in Skills Foundation events at Nissan Sunderland Plant.

Nissan Skills Foundation reaches 30,000 North East children

Sunderland

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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What are your rights when returning Christmas gifts?

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Sunderland traffic and traffic queues Dame Dorothy Street.

Big City survey reveals why readers are happy with Sunderland life

Sunderland
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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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

Watch friends take on sponsored head shave to raise awareness of prostate cancer

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

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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
How Seaburn Promenade looks now.

Council team recognised for work which transformed Sunderland seafront

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Residents have taken over the maintenance of Cleadon Village pond.

Villagers launch clear-up mission as pond’s future is decided

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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

How to get help paying your fuel bills

Opinion
Incontinence can be caused by stress.

Health advice: Don't suffer with incontinence in silence

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?

Offbeat
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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