Services Stopped After Freight Train Derails
Northern Rail services are suspended between Sunderland and Newcastle
Washington boy lucky to be alive after firework prank
school boy who is lucky to be alive after a prank with a firework went drastically wrong is backing Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue’s bonfire safety campaign.
Sun FM hits 2.5 year high!
Weekly reach at Sun FM has shown a significant rise in audience on the back of increased marketing and on air promotions done recently.
Sunderland one of the best when it comes to IVF
It's claimed women across England are being denied fertility treatment because NHS trusts are trying to cut costs - but Sunderland is one of the best in England.
Cash to stop flooding in Houghton
Nearly half a million pounds is being invested to stop the threat of flooding to three Houghton streets.
Ashya King To Finish Proton Beam Treatment
Cancer patient Ashya King is set to finish treatment at a state-of-the-art therapy centre in the Czech Republic today.
Sir Cliff Raid Caused 'Irreparable Damage'
A highly-publicised raid on the home of singer Sir Cliff Richard was "inept" and caused "irreparable damage" to his reputation, according to an influential group of MPs.
Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages
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MPs Call For Probe Into Pregnancy Drug
MPs have called for an investigation into the cases of children who may have been deformed by a drug prescribed to pregnant women in the 1960s and 1970s.
Terror Suspect 'Hid Bomb-Making Guide'
A law student accused of targeting Tony and Cherie Blair and plotting a Mumbai-style attack had a bomb-making guide hidden in his phone case, a court has heard.
Tinchy Stryder Collaborates With Chuckle Bros
Tinchy Stryder and the Chuckle Brothers must be the most surprising music collaboration we have seen in a long time.
Lily Collins' Dad Phil Prepared Her For Fame
Lily Collins has told Sky News how her father's fame helped her prepare for a career in the entertainment industry.
Word Of The Year Makes Unexpected Appearance
This year's word of the year is Photobomb, according to Collins English Dictionary.
Glam Rock Star Alvin Stardust Dies Aged 72
Singer and actor Alvin Stardust has died at the age of 72 after a short illness, his manager has said.
'Crucial' Long-Lost John Cleese Tapes Found
Two tapes from a television series starring John Cleese which has not been seen since 1967 have turned up in the collection of the late Sir David Frost.
SAFC confirm new signing
Sunderland AFC has confirmed the signing of former France international Anthony Reveillere.
Kane Shines In Spurs Rout
A wondrous goal from Erik Lamela and a Harry Kane hat-trick helped Tottenham earn a 5-1 home win over Asteras Tripolis in Thursday's Europa League clash, with Kane finishing the game in goal after Hugo Lloris was sent off.
Everton Remain Top After Lille Draw
Everton maintained control of their Europa League group with a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Group H opponents Lille on Thursday.
Sky Sports News Headlines
A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you from the Sky Sports News HQ.
Murray Sweeps Past Fognini In Valencia
Andy Murray continued his push for a place at next month's ATP Tour Finals in London with a comfortable 6-2 6-4 victory over Fabio Fognini at the Valencia Open.
Canada Terror Attack Gunman's Criminal Past
The suspect in the killing of a Canadian soldier at an Ottawa war memorial had a criminal record for violent and drug-related offences and wanted to travel to Syria, police say.
EU Wants An Extra £1.7bn Payment From UK
Britain is facing a demand from the European Union for an extra £1.7bn because of the success of the economy.
British Man Shot Dead In Brazil Bar Robbery
Robbers have shot dead a British man in a late night raid on a bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil, according to local reports.
New York Medic Tested For Ebola-Like Symptoms
A New York hospital is testing a doctor who has returned from West Africa with "Ebola-like" symptoms, the city's health department said.
Canadian Gunman Wanted To Travel To Syria
The suspect in the killing of a Canadian soldier at an Ottawa war memorial wanted to travel to Syria and had a passport application delayed over extremism concerns.