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Boy, 2, in critical condition after being rescued from Sunderland house fire

Sunderland
Liberal Democrat campaigner Martin Haswell

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News
Newcastle Crown Court.

Sunderland husband threatened wife's new partner with screwdriver

News

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

Environment

Rail firm on track to bring 30 new jobs to Seaham

Seaham

Lapland dream turns to heartache for families as trip is cancelled

News

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

News
DCI Lee Gosling

16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

Crime

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Judges decline to cut sentence of man who 'ambushed' attack victim as he smoked

Sunderland
Wilfred Street in Pallion. Image copyright Google Maps.

Appeal to track down burglars after homes are targeted by thieves

Sunderland
The case was heard at Newcastle Crown Court.

Repeat victim robbed at knifepoint after raiders broke into his home while he was asleep

News
Newcastle Crown Court.

Sunderland husband threatened wife's new partner with screwdriver

News

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport
The area covered by the latest weather warning. Image: Met Office

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

News
Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

News
Research found that more fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon.

Full moons increase chances of fatal motorbike crashes

Transport

Sunderland students are bridging the generation gap

News
Could you help transform a child's life?

Have you got what it takes to be a foster carer?

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Whitburn CE Academy students, Robyn Wilson, Dominic Corr, Callan Matthews, Hannah Buchanan, Jerin Juby and Matthew Laverick.

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

News
Hetton School youngsters.

Sunderland pupils on the ball with Futsal

News

Micropub raises a pint to a brighter future thanks to business cash boost

Durham
Business Durham's Peter Rippingale with Rob Mason and Steve Rowell of Vivarail at the firms new premises on Spectrum Business Park in Seaham.

Rail firm on track to bring 30 new jobs to Seaham

Seaham
Local hairdressers can help you get ready for the party season.

Let Sunderland hairdressers get you ready to party!

Business
There were delays across the Metro system yesterday.

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News
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

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health
Lynn Burrows and her daughter Jorja were helped by the Durham Fuel Bank earlier this year.

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

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

News
Litter in Sunderland city centre.

Survey reveals public anger at litter levels on Sunderland's streets

News
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
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

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
Will you be wearing your Christmas jumper this Friday?

Celebs get behind Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

News
Do you fancy any of these jokes for your Christmas cracker?

How many of these top 10 Christmas cracker jokes make you laugh?

Offbeat
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health
Research found that more fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon.

Full moons increase chances of fatal motorbike crashes

Transport