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

Sunderland
Smart and Roberts are on trial at Teesside Crown Court.

Rapper 'targeted in arson attacks over disrespectful songs and drugs debt'

Crime
Rachel calls the 'teddy bear roll' her signature move, and says she even did it in her wedding dress.

Sunderland nightclub dancer whose Bootylicious routine went viral is stunned at her fame

Sunderland
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

Why latest Vaux setback is a body blow for Sunderland

Sunderland

19 years and counting: The saga of Sunderland’s Vaux Brewery site

News

Work halted on Sunderland's Vaux site after collapse of Carillion

Sunderland

Police appeal for help to find missing Sunderland boy

Sunderland
The former Vaux Brewery site viewed from St Mary's car park.

Questions remain over future of key Sunderland sites after Carillion’s collapse

News

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Rapper 'targeted in arson attacks over disrespectful songs and drugs debt'

Crime
Coun Moira Smith joins students from University of Sunderland as they put the finishing touches to their mate crime films, alongside South Tyneside Councils Graeme Littlewood and Russ Saunders.

Documentary to turn spotlight on ‘mate crime’

News
The site of the fire on the coast at Crimdon Dene. Photo by Peterlee Police.

Arsonists destroy £3,500 bird hide at coastal beauty spot

News
A police station.

Legal Eagle: Use a solicitor when interviewed by police

Crime
Motorway. Picture by PA

'Roads revolution' competition launched on ideas to shape UK highways for driverless vehicles

News
The A19 northbound at Hylton Bridge. Picture from Google Images

Broken down lorry causes delays on A19 at Sunderland

Sunderland

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

Sunderland pupils bury time capsule at Hylton Castle as £4.5million restoration project presses ahead

News

Why latest Vaux setback is a body blow for Sunderland

Sunderland
The former Vaux site under construction.

19 years and counting: The saga of Sunderland’s Vaux Brewery site

News
Tyres at the Hartlepool site.

Recycling firm Niramax fined £16,000 over environmental breaches

Environment
How often do you visit Greggs?

Greggs to serve up raft of new shops in year ahead after solid end to 2017

Business

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

Politics
The former Vaux Brewery site viewed from St Mary's car park.

Questions remain over future of key Sunderland sites after Carillion’s collapse

News
Work is continuing on the new office building on the former Vaux site in Sunderland city centre.

Taxpayers should not foot the bill to save Carillion from collapse, says Lib Dem leader

Sunderland
Nigel Farage. Picture by PA

Nigel Farage backtracks on second referendum idea to silence 'whinging and whining' opponents

Politics

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
Picture c/o Pixabay

How to beat Blue Monday

Health
Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Respected former Sunderland hospital pharmacist died after taking combination of illegal drugs

News
Gabiel Ingram with parents Ben and Victoria Huntington and brothers Caleb Ingram, 9, and Jamie Carr (back).

Community pitches in with birthday bash after disabled teenager’s party is cancelled

News

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
The waste on land at Sheepsfold Road.

Sunderland man £3,000 out of pocket for flouting environmental laws

News
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
Our writer suggests Sunderland city centre needs more public toilets to attract visitors.

Letter of the week: More parking and toilets are what visitors to Sunderland need - not a £5m centre for imagination

Your Say

Legal Eagle: Use a solicitor when interviewed by police

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
HMS Portland Bill, which came to Sunderland for decommissioning before being converted for merchant navy service on the River Tyne.

On The Waterfront: The history of HMS Portland Bill

Retro
It is thought that the punter was dancing in Arizona, Sunderland.

Can you help us find Sunderland's viral nightclub dancer?

Offbeat
Thermostat

North East folk 'more likely to put heating up for pets and visitors than for partners and children'

Offbeat
The ad

North East pub has Facebook ads banned for using Nazi imagery

Teesside
Do you think smacking should be banned?

'You should be able to discipline your own kids' - readers react to proposed smacking ban

Offbeat