One Direction have announced that they are set to return to the North East. when they will perform at the Stadium of Light on 28 May 2014.
Suspended sentences for pair who breached ID ban on Bulger killers
Police have released a breakdown of those arrested before, during and after Sunday's derby match as they continue to appeal for information.
There are many happy fans in the North East after the world's biggest boy band announced they will be playing a show at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland.
At a press conference in Wembley today, Louis, Harry, Niall, Zayn and Liam - otherwise known as One Direction - said they will be performing for thousands of fans in the North East on 28 May next year as part of a World Tour.
Tickets go on sale in just over a week's time on Saturday 25th May.
Police have charged more than 30 Sunderland and West Ham fans who are alleged to have been involved in a fight before a Premier League game.
Trouble flared outside Revolution Bar in Sunderland at around 2.15pm on January 12, ahead of the Hammers visit to the Stadium of Light.
Northumbria Police said 10 fans associated with West Ham have now been charged with violent disorder.
They are aged between 18 and 28 and come from St Albans, Peterborough, Romford, Hornchurch, Basildon, Harefield, Bury St Edmunds and Chelmsford.
They are due to appear before Sunderland Magistrates' Court later this month.
A total of 24 Sunderland fans have already been charged following a lengthy investigation by police.
All of those charged have strict bail conditions restricting their attendance at football matches.
"This has been an extensive investigation and we received an excellent response from the public when CCTV images of the incident were released.
"There are 24 Sunderland and 10 West Ham supporters charged with offences, bringing the total number of people charged in connection with the incident to 34.
"They are all going through the court process and currently have stringent bail conditions.
– Chief Superintendent Kay Blyth, Sunderland Area Commander
"As we've said previously the vast majority of football supporters just want to enjoy the match.
"However, when any kind of violence takes place we will do everything possible to make sure those suspected of being involved are traced and the appropriate action is taken."
Boy band One Direction have announced that they are going to embark their first headline world stadium tour in 2014.
The "Where We Are" tour will include dates at London's Wembley Stadium, Milan's San Siro, and Tokyo's Dome.
Initial dates have been announced for the UK, Ireland and Latin America - including in Sunderland on the 28 May 2014. More dates are expected to be added soon.
Further details can be found on a dedicated website, and tickets for the UK dates will go on sale on 25 May.
It has been announced that boy band One Direction will be returning to the North East next year.
The band are due to perform at Sunderland's Stadium of Light on 28 May 2014.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has been speaking about his relief that Sunderland have been saved from relegation.
The football manager said he was happy that the club had been able to stay up, but was also focused on improving the team in the future.
Police are appealing for information after a number of take aways were burgled in Sunderland.
Thieves broke into the Sandwich Centre in North Bridge Street and the GMTS takeaway on Dundas Street overnight between Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May, stealing small amounts of money from the take aways.
The Subway sandwich shop in Sea Road was also burgled overnight between Monday 22 April and Tuesday 23 April - with thieves stealing a safe which contained cash.
Police are looking into the possibility that the burglaries may be linked.
Anyone with any information about the break-ins is being asked to contact police in Sunderland on 101 ext 69191.
A bus has crashed into a building in Sunderland after reports that the driver collapsed at the wheel.
There are no reported injuries and the driver was given medical attention at the scene.
The Stage Coach bus careered into the Job Centre on John Street in the city centre on Monday May 13.
Some of those onboard say that a passenger grabbed the steering wheel to avoid hitting pedestrians.
Newcastle United have escaped relegation from the Premiership with a vital win against Queens Park Rangers.
They came from behind to win 1 - 2 in the capital.
QPR 1 - 2 Newcastle United
Sunderland 1 - 1 Southampton
QPR took the lead through a goal from Loic Remy, a player who turned down Newcastle earlier in the season. Hatem Ben Arfa equalised with a penalty and Yoan Gouffran hit home the winner.
For Sunderland the uncertainty continues though as they could only draw with Southampton one all. Phil Bardsley got Sunderland's goal.