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Help develop children's services in Sunderland East

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A meeting is being held at the Raich Carter Sports Centre.

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Cat shot at in South Tyneside

The owner of the cat had taken it to the vets after it came home injured in Arran Drive, Jarrow on Saturday, September 13.

Former Sunderland care home manager gets a suspended jail sentence

It's after he admitted stealing nearly 12 thousand pounds from vulnerable people in his care.

Police release picture of dead Sunderland man

42 year old Michael Outhwaite's body was found in a field in Willington on Friday monring.

A Third Of Women 'Victims Of Domestic Abuse'

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One in three women in Britain have suffered domestic violence, according to a new survey.

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King Richard III Killed By Two Blows To The Head

King Richard III was killed by two blows to the head during the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, new research suggests.

Sky Poll: Scots Unclear Over No Vote Powers

An exclusive YouGov poll for Sky News has found almost two-thirds of people in Scotland are unclear what powers would be devolved to them if they stayed within the Union.

Passions Running High In Scotland's 'Yes City'

Polls have suggested the majority of people in Dundee intend to vote Yes in Thursday's Scottish independence referendum.

Man Falls Through Roof During Fashion Show

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A man is being treated in hospital after falling through the roof during a Topshop show at London Fashion Week.

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EastEnders Star Wins NOTW And Police Damages

EastEnders star Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the publishers of the News Of The World (NOTW) newspaper and the Metropolitan Police.

Bourne Again? Damon And Greengrass 'In Talks'

Matt Damon and British director Paul Greengrass are reported to be in talks about making a new Bourne film.

'Outstanding' Clooney Given Golden Globe Honour

George Clooney is to receive an honorary Golden Globe for his "outstanding" contributions both in front of and behind the camera.

New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer

The first official trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has been released, giving a hint of the violent rebellion against the Capitol's corrupt government.

Another Sunderland starlet gets the international nod for England

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Rachel Laws is hoping to feature for England in a World Cup qualifier today.

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Welcome to the Premier League Ricky Alvarez

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he was introduced to English football against Spurs.

Sorry Arsenal Brushed Aside In Dortmund

Goals from Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang helped Borussia Dortmund to a 2-0 Champions League win over a lacklustre Arsenal.

Gerrard Saves Liverpool With Late Penalty

Steven Gerrard's last-gasp penalty earned Liverpool a fortunate 2-1 win over brave Ludogorets as they marked their return to the Champions League with a victory.

Essex win as Hampshire struggle against Kent

Hampshire began their penultimate fixture as strong favourites to make sure of the second promotion spot from Division Two of the County Championship, but their problems at home to Kent and an Essex victory have complicated the equation.

Colossal Squid Tests Could Reveal 'Kraken' Clues

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Scientists have defrosted a colossal squid in a bid to unlock the mysteries around this rarely seen monster of the deep.

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Nasa Appoints Two Firms To Build 'Space Taxi'

Nasa has appointed Boeing and SpaceX to ferry its astronauts to the International Space Station, in a giant step toward returning human spaceflight to US soil.

Hamas Denies Firing Mortar In Gaza Truce

A mortar has been fired from Gaza into southern Israel - the first since the seven-week war ended, the Israeli military claims.

Syrian Politician Warns US Over IS Action

As the US Congress prepares to vote on arming and training what they call the moderate Syrian opposition, Sky News has been given a letter from the Speaker of the Syrian Parliament addressed to senior US politicians.

General: US Ground Troops Possible In Iraq

America's top military leader has said US ground forces could be deployed again in Iraq, three years after they left the country.

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