Download the new Sunderland Echo app - it's completely free!

The Echo has launched its new mobile app for Apple and Android devices.

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 9:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 10:01 am
Download the Sunderland Echo app for all the latest news and sport.

The new Echo mobile app is now available to download for free.

The app brings you all the latest, breaking news found online at in an easy to read mobile format, including the latest on SAFC.

Sections on the app include top stories, crime, education, politics and business in news, while sport has specialist sections for Sunderland AFC and other teams in our region.

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The what’s on section of the app will bring you all the latest local events, music and theatre from around the county.

Change the settings to suit you and if you enable to push notifications the Echo team will be able to send you instant alerts to your mobile when there is a big breaking news event.

You can download the app on to most devices and can be found on your app store by searching for 'Sunderland Echo'.

You can also follow us on Twitter @sunderlandecho and find us on Facebook on our Sunderland Echo page.