Boy airlifted to hospital after collision with a car in Sunderland - two people arrested

Northumbria Police closed Pickhurst Road in Pennywell on Saturday afternoon after a boy was hit by a car and had to be flown to hospital

Historic change to organ donor law approved as MP shares her daughter's heart-rending story

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott says her daughter requires a kidney transplant as MPs back 'opt-out' donor system

Two pubs in Sunderland hit by arson attacks in 20 minutes of each other

The Oddfellows Arms in Millfield and The Gleneagles Pub on Gleneagles Road were both targetted on the night of February 20

Owner of English soccer club Sunderland is reportedly willing to give his team away for free if new owner takes all the team's debts

The owner of an English soccer team might have to give his club away for free in exchange for a buyer willing to take on the club's debts.  It...

Police officer accused of assaulting handcuffed man says he was spat on by suspect

PC Paul McVeigh, 48, denies twice attacking Nissan worker Jack Moore, at Southwick Police Station in Sunderland

Prince William and Kate Middleton met a 101-year-old fan and the photos are adorable

Prince William and Kate Middleton visited an arts center in Sunderland, UK. A 101-year-old fan named Jane Johnson presented them with flowers. They...

Drug dealers who peddled 'misery' from their luxury cars were snared in undercover police sting

Shafiq Iqbal and Mursalin Ali have been jailed for supplying cocaine and MCAT to an undercover officer from their Mercedes and BMW cars

Sunderland City Council deemed 'inadequate' and warned over radicalisation risks

The education watchdog found council bosses are not doing enough to deter radicalisation among its learners

Heartwarming moment Duke and Duchess of Cambridge receive flowers from 101-year-old fan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met a 101-year-old fan during their visit to Sunderland. The Royal couple were visiting the Northern Spire Bridge...

Kate Middleton buttons up her baby bump as she and William pay visit to Sunderland

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in the city for a showcase of its vibrant arts scene and engineering talent.

Kate and William in Sunderland: Royal couple visit the North East

KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William are in Sunderland to celebrate the city's vibrant arts scene and tour a new bridge. Royal...

Until Sunderland have a new owner, we are where we are, says Chris Coleman

• Manager fans flames before Tuesday’s trip to Bolton• Coleman also digs out players for ‘not standing up to the fight’ Chris Coleman has risked the...

Former Dons captain helping people sort out their finances

He made his name providing leadership on the pitch at Aberdeen FC but these days Russell Anderson is more interested in helping people sort out their...

Watch what happened on Prince William's last visit to the North East

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to draw the crowds when they arrive in Sunderland next Wednesday