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South Shields FC supporters’ pride as team lifts league trophy

Non League
Stephen Walton, 12, from Newcastle.

Missing boy, 12, found safe and well

News
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour government would create four new bank holidays on patron saints' days

News 16

Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

Transport

Horses ‘tortured’ in series of vicious attacks

News 12

Four people arrested after man dies at Sunderland house

Crime

James Walker: Spring clean your finances

Opinion

Alex Neill: What are your worst supermarket substitutes?

Opinion
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House hunters take just 27 minutes to decide on buying a property, survey finds

Lifestyle
Theresa May. Picture from PA.

Tories play down talk of tax rises if Conservatives win snap General Election

Politics 9

Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

Transport
Firefighters have been called to tackle a car fire on the A19.

Firefighters called to tackle car fire on A19

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A Northern Rail train.

No trains to Sunderland following Tees-Wear derby game at Middlesbrough

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Metro operations manager Grant Powell, Metro driver Andy Wilson and mini Mariner James Powell at Bede Metro station wishing luck to Mariners player Barrie Smith, in the driving cab.

Metro's extra trains for South Shields FC fans ahead of Wembley trip

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The number of fines issued by private companies has rocketed in the last year.

You'll never guess how much the number of private parking fines has rocketed by in the last year

Transport 2

Horses ‘tortured’ in series of vicious attacks

News 12

Four people arrested after man dies at Sunderland house

Crime
Kirsty Watson

Former Avon lady’s anguish after home trashed by ex-lover

News
Cannabis leaves. Stock picture

Police find ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ cannabis farm – after drug grower called officers to his home

News

Changing the GCSE marking system has been done before say readers

News
89% of primary school starters are getting their first choice place.

Nine out of 10 kids offered preferred school choice in South Tyneside

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Bear Grylls has criticised schools for not being fully equipped to prepare children for adult life. Pic: PA.

Schools should equip children for life, not exams, says Bear Grylls

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Major changes to GCSE grading system will put pupils under more pressure, say teachers

Education
Whitburn Academy principal Alan Hardie.

Sound familiar? Teaching union claims nearly a fifth of parents have been asked to fund their child's school

News 3

Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

Transport
WIll you be spring cleaning your finances?

James Walker: Spring clean your finances

Opinion
What's your best supermarket substitute? Picture: PA.

Alex Neill: What are your worst supermarket substitutes?

Opinion
Picture by PA.

House hunters take just 27 minutes to decide on buying a property, survey finds

Lifestyle

Labour government would create four new bank holidays on patron saints' days

News 16
Theresa May. Picture from PA.

Tories play down talk of tax rises if Conservatives win snap General Election

Politics 9
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. Picture: PA.

We'd have you back if you dropped Brexit, European Parliament head tells UK

Politics 17
Theresa May and Tim Farron

When Theresa May and Lib Dem leader Tim Farron fought each other - and failed - over North East seat

Politics 4
Jeremy Corbyn. Picture from PA.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley 'should worry about a Labour victory', Jeremy Corbyn warns

Politics 15

South Shields’ The Word wins four gongs at building awards

News 4
Out with the old?

Friday could be the first day Britain functions without the benefit of any coal-powered electricity

News 1
Kevin Grieve and Chris Gibson excavate the site of the  Victorian Trinity Towers on the Lawe Top, North Marine Park, in South Shields. Picture: TOM BANKS

Hundreds join dig at site of former Trinity Towers building in South Shields park

News 3

A19 re-opened after driver suffers serious injuries in crash

Environment 6

Pub staff to get muddy for charity

News
Burpees are good for giving all parts of your body a workout.

Shaping Up: Try our burpee challenge for today's workout

Opinion
Max likes nothing better than messing about in the kitchen.

Shaping Up: Why you should encourage your kids to cook

Opinion
Jessica tries her hands at making a Pink Princess Smoothie.

Shaping Up: Try this recipe for a Pink Princess Smoothie

Opinion
Which marathon is on your bucket list? Picture: Shutterstock.

Not running the London Marathon? Try one of the other 22 most popular marathons in the world

Health