Martin Bain, chief exec of Sunderland AFC, has said the £30m received for keeper Jordan Pickford is being used to pay for past mistakes.Read the full story ›
The RMT union has announced two more strike days as part of a long-running dispute with Northern Rail over plans for driver-only trains.Read the full story ›
The funeral of Mike Neville MBE, the much-loved former presenter for Tyne Tees and Look North, took place today.Read the full story ›
One of the government's major welfare reforms has come under attack from housing providers and a North East MP.Read the full story ›
Both Sunderland and Everton football shirts will bear the logo of the charity set in memory of Bradley Lowery, 6, for a one-off cup game.Read the full story ›
Emma brings you Sunday night's forecastRead the full story ›
Emma brings you Saturday night's forecastRead the full story ›
Another mainly dry and bright morning, but scattered heavy showers are likely to develop again during the afternoon especially, perhaps with thunder.
Less breezy. Maximum temperature 14 °C.