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Sunderland schoolgirl ‘overwhelmed’ by letter from Buckingham Palace

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Harjit Bariana at a previous court appearance.

Sunderland takeaway boss jailed for cruelly exploiting vulnerable men he kept as slaves

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The court heard a row between the pair broke out during a visit to Creswell Towers holiday park.

South Tyneside businessman denies murdering Sunderland employee

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Lynne Symonds with Wulugu students.

Sunderland woman returns to African tribe where she has helped thousands of children

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Incredible audition video of America’s Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin racks up 120 million views

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Disgraced Sunderland police officer and drugs gang kingpin see conviction appeals rejected

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Sunderland quiz league player crowned Brain of Britain in BBC contest

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Remembering the 183 children who died in Sunderland tragedy

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Jordan Pickford is England's number one goalkeeper heading into the World Cup.

Well wishes for Sunderland-born England stars Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson as they prepare for World Cup opener

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Sharon Hodgson MP: Twenty years on, Lucy’s legacy lives on through my work as an MP

Sharon Hodgson

Appeal launched after attempted burglary in Sunderland

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One of the attacks happened near Fellgate Metro Station

Man cleared of two South Tyneside sex attacks

Crime
The court heard a row between the pair broke out during a visit to Creswell Towers holiday park.

South Tyneside businessman denies murdering Sunderland employee

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The new law came into force last April.

Hundreds of North East children targeted by internet groomers in last year, figures show

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in the Sunderland area on Tuesday

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Roadworks latest.

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Monday, June 18, in the Sunderland area

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Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) will walk out for 24 hours on June 19, 21 and 23 in the long-running dispute over the roles of guards on trains.

Northern releases new timetable for RMT strike action

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in the Sunderland area on Saturday

Transport

Take Over Day: Pupils and teachers swap roles at school

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College brings firms together to ensure future of skilled workforce

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Hard at work, making the artwork.

New artwork is a tribute to 183 tragic Sunderland children

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Vote: Should university students have to sign a code of conduct for their behaviour?

Education

David Dimbleby to leave BBC's Question Time after 25 years

Politics
Picture issued to promote the consultation over the Core Strategy and Development Plan for Sunderland

Sunderland 2033: Last chance to have your say on long-term vision for city

Sunderland
Washington and Sunderland West MP Sharon Hodgson.

Sunderland MP slams Government’s Universal Credit scheme after damning report is released

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Patrick Melia

Preferred candidate for new chief executive of Sunderland City Council revealed

Politics

Call to restrict junk food ads during catch-up TV to fight childhood obesity

Health
Do you feel like you have a good relationship with your GP?

Relationship with GP matters most to patients, study suggests

Health
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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

Health
Burial at sea is an increasingly popular choice, says one local funeral director

Star Wars or sea burial: the rise of bespoke funerals

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Craig Bowser and daughter Chloe Gray pictured as she is treated in Sunderland Royal Hospital.

‘My Father’s Day wish’ – dad of Sunderland girl Chloe Gray makes fresh plea to find donor for life-saving treatment

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McDonald's to replace all plastic straws with paper ones across UK restaurants

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Photo issued by Butterfly Conservation of a Mint moth.

Dozens of new moth species settling in UK due to climate change and horticultural trade, say wildlife experts

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Picture by PA.

'Tree champion' appointed to curb felling of street trees and boost planting rates

Sunderland
A Yellow Warning has been issued for wind on Thursday.

Strong winds set to hit the North East on Thursday as Met Office issues warning

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Tourists are responsible for a rise in plastic pollution in the Mediterranean Sea, says the WWF. Pic: David Jones/PA.

Tourists cause major spike in plastic pollution in the Med, warns WWF

Environment
Campaigners celebrate victory in the West Park housing battle.

Letter of the week: 'Seaburn housing plans should be shelved like those at West Park'

Your Say
Our writer fears development plans for Seaburn could ruin the area.

Letter of the week: Sunderland redevelopment plans will 'ruin a beautiful sea front'

Your Say

Letter of the week: Return the body of Sunderland lad and brave British hero

Your Say
Do you agree with our letter writer's views on Sunderland City Council?

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Council needs a good shake up'

Your Say

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Invite unsung heroes to Northern Spire opening - not just same old faces

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Jordan Henderson of England during the International Friendly match between England and Costa Rica at Elland Road. (Picture: Marc Atkins/Offside/Getty Images)

How Sunderland won the World Cup ... and other England dreams ahead of opening game in Russia

Sunderland
The long window wall packed with plants.

Gardening: Logistics result in giving peat-free grow bags a miss

Opinion
Careing for the elderly and disabled

Bridget Phillipson MP: ‘We owe carers huge debt of gratitude’

Opinion
What are your hopes for the World Cup?

Richard Ord: Paying the penalty for years of hurt

Opinion
The new Northumbria Police puppies.

Meet the cutest new recruits at Northumbria Police

Offbeat
The World Cup can lead to a strain between couples.

The couples' guide to surviving the World Cup

Offbeat

These are the must-have toys you’ll be buying for Christmas 2018

Offbeat
Salad cream or sandwich cream?

Vote: Should Heinz Salad Cream change its name?

Offbeat
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