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Shoplifter spat chewing gum in court after being jailed for stealing honey, DVDs and radios

Crime
Michelle Bailey with her youngest daughter Claire.

South Shields mum forced to relive trauma of losing her son following hospital tissue probe

News
Late Gazette reporter Terry Kelly.

Young poets urged to enter competition to honour memory of Gazette reporter

News
Eileen Brown, of Boldon Colliery, has undergone multiple operations and is a real-life bionic woman. Picture: TOM BANKS

Meet South Tyneside’s very own Bionic Woman

Health 1

Can you help police to find missing Susan?

News

Serial rapist held pregnant victim at knifepoint and threatened to 'kill her child' if she reported him

Crime

Woman who painted her house in red and white stripes wins latest round of legal battle

News

Woolworths could be returning to North East high streets

Business 3
Joseph and the Amaziing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Joe McElderry

Joe McElderry to bring Christmas cheer to the region with seasonal performance of Joseph

Theatre and Comedy
A wintry scene near Hexham, Northumberland, last month. Could more snow be on the way this week?

Snow, sleet, hail, frost, rain, thunder and lightning all likely, say weather experts

News 2

Six car smash leaves behind just damage and delays on A19

News

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

Transport 2
Firefighters have been called to tackle a car fire on the A19.

Firefighters called to tackle car fire on A19

News 1
A Northern Rail train.

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

News 4
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

News 2

Shoplifter spat chewing gum in court after being jailed for stealing honey, DVDs and radios

Crime
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Serial rapist held pregnant victim at knifepoint and threatened to 'kill her child' if she reported him

Crime
Drivers will face tougher sentences for speeding from today.

Speeding drivers warned over tougher sentences and higher fines

News
South Tyneside District Hospital is at the centre of the inquiry.

Health trust apologises for distress caused to families over stored organs

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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Picture by  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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

Woolworths could be returning to North East high streets

Business 3
The collision has happened close to the A1018 junction. Image copyright Google Maps.

Six car smash leaves behind just damage and delays on A19

News

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

Transport 2
WIll you be spring cleaning your finances?

James Walker: Spring clean your finances

Opinion 1

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

News 24
Theresa May. Picture from PA.

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

Politics 12
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. Picture: PA.

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

Politics 18
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 16

South Shields’ The Word wins four gongs at building awards

News 7
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

South Shields mum forced to relive trauma of losing her son following hospital tissue probe

News
Eileen Brown, of Boldon Colliery, has undergone multiple operations and is a real-life bionic woman. Picture: TOM BANKS

Meet South Tyneside’s very own Bionic Woman

Health 1
South Tyneside District Hospital is at the centre of the inquiry.

Health trust apologises for distress caused to families over stored organs

News
Obesity has overtaken smoking as a cause of premature death.

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Health
Kebabs are one of the foods people admit they know is probably bad for them - but they eat anyway

The science behind why we can't stop eating kebabs

Health