Middlesbrough still alive in Premier League, it's almost all over for Sunderland

Steve Agnew celebrated his first win as manager of Middlesbrough to keep his hopes alive of keeping Boro in the Premier League.

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From left, Teesside University's Ruben Pinedo Cuenca, Thanos Klonis, Lawrence Stratton and the university's Peter Reid.

Bathroom company is flushed with success

Bathroom and toilet manufacturer NYMAS is flushed with the success of its latest partnership.

Bradley with his mum Gemma.

Bradley Lowery's Sunderland mascot role cancelled as mum shares heartache over condition

Bradley Lowery will not be able to lead out Sunderland for the team's game against Boro tonight because he is unwell.
Will you be jetting off this winter? Picture: PA.

Ryanair announces new winter routes from Newcastle Airport

Holidaymakers seeking a bit of winter sun now have two new routes to choose from on Ryanair..
May vs Corbyn LIVE - a good idea, or something you'd be keen to avoid?

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head in a TV debate

Would it help you decide how to vote if you saw the two main party leaders go head-to-head in a TV debate?
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Richard Ord: Why my son wants me to vote Labour

“Dad, can you do me a favour?”

Angela Nellis and the friendly budgie.

Penny for your thoughts on Hartlepool’s coin-operated trolleys

More than 30 years ago, Hartlepool welcomed a new addition to the shopping world which remains with us to this day.

Alabama 3 onstage at Stockton Georgian Theatre.

Review: Alabama 3, Stockton Georgian Theatre

Monday has never really been a day to celebrate in the culture of rock ‘n’ roll.

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Would you get a McDonald's home delivery?

McDonald's to trial home delivery service in the UK

McDonald's is to roll out a long-awaited home delivery trial as UK consumers continue to embrace the rapidly expanding market.

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Jack Kearns, 12, of Hartlepool.

Police appeal after Hartlepool boy, 12, goes missing

A boy from Hartlepool has been declared missing.

Dad's Army is one of the favourite TV programmes of the fifty-somethings, apparently

Average fifty-something loves Queen, earns £19K, and works 21 hours a week, finds research

The average fifty-something prefers Queen over The Rolling Stones, Grease over Ghostbusters and loves a repeat of Only Fools and Horses, according to new research.

The huge Delta rig heading to Hartlepool.

One of the world’s biggest ships is setting sail for Hartlepool

Dozens of jobs are set to be created as Hartlepool’s skyline is set to be changed during a huge engineering project.

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The nation's obesity crisis is getting worse. Picture: Pixabay.

Obese children ‘four times more likely’ to develop Type 2 diabetes

Obese children are at four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, warns new research.
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Wahbi Khazri

Sunderland boss David Moyes on recalling Wahbi Khazri, dropping Lamine Kone and Tees-Wear derby

As with any season that ends in failure, there are a myriad of ‘what ifs’.

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Wheelie bins.

Bin collections in County Durham to stay the same during bank holidays

There will be no changes to bin collections in County Durham over the two bank holiday weeks in May.

Has your flight ever been delayed?

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.

One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of us believe the UK has an issue with arrears, with a quarter of Brits agreeing that debt is now just a part of everyday life.

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Jason Manford

Jason Manford announces Sunderland Empire tour date

Comedian Jason Manford has added a Sunderland date to his forthcoming tour as he returns to stand up.

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Matthew Bates faces the press. Picture by FRANK REID


A short-term engagement or in it for the long haul?

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Hummus shortage leaves North East middle classes in dip disarray

They say bad things come in threes, and following Brexit and the General Election announcement, Brits were hit by another sucker punch with the news that the country’s hummus supplies were at critical levels.
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