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Sunderland: Human settlement in England
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, England, 12 miles northeast of Durham and 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, at the mouth of the River Wear.


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The Valentine's Day snake puzzle

Why were 29 snakes left in pillowcases in a Sunderland dustbin the day before and the day after Valentine's Day?
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Coronavirus: Sunderland nurse died 'doing what she loved'

Fiona Anderson, who worked in Sunderland, "devoted her life to helping others", her family say.
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Sunderland: Jim Rodwell becomes chief executive at Stadium of Light

Sunderland appoint Jim Rodwell as their new chief executive after five years in a similar role at Scunthorpe.
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Covid-19: Birmingham Nightingale hospital 'operational'

Work has also been carried out to convert an industrial site in Sunderland into a Nightingale Hospital.
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Coronavirus: Sunderland man arrested for 999 NHS complaints

He allegedly called emergency services five times in 24 hours to complain to police about the NHS.
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Nissan halts carmaking in Sunderland and may make ventilators

The firm is considering a government request to make ventilators for the NHS.
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Nissan: Sunderland plant suspends car production over coronavirus

The Sunderland factory employs 7,000 people and produces the Qashqai, Juke and electric LEAF models.
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Sunderland vicar forms first Church of England football team

A vicar brings both his passions together to form the first Church of England football team.
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Two bodies at Sunderland house 'was murder-suicide'

Police say Janice Woolford was stabbed by her son, Michael, who had taken a "large quantity of drugs".
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Canary Islands sandstorm: Stranded tourists 'devastated'

A Sunderland family among the thousands of people affected say they have been given no information.
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Pythons dumped in Buzz Lightyear pillowcase in Sunderland

The RSPCA is investigating after 13 snakes were discovered next to a bin in Sunderland.
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Coronavirus: Sunderland man worried he will be 'forgotten'

Chris Hill is remaining in Wuhan to stay with his Chinese wife and daughter.
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Sunderland v Newcastle: The 'race' to return the election result

How do Sunderland and Newcastle return election results so quickly and is there really a race?
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Phil Parkinson: Sunderland name ex-Bolton Wanderers boss as manager

Phil Parkinson wants to be the manager who "got Sunderland up and running again" after his appointment on Thursday.
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Jack Ross: Sunderland manager sacked by League One club

Jack Ross is sacked as manager of League One club Sunderland after 18 months in charge.
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William Charlton jailed for stirring up racial hatred in Sunderland

William Charlton, 55, called immigrants "monsters" and "rapists" in speeches to growing crowds.
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Emeli Sande awards university degrees to own parents

The singer's parents met while studying in Sunderland but missed their graduation ceremonies.
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High rents are stopping young people moving away from small towns for better-paid work, report finds

Millennial moving from Sunderland to York will see 24 per drop in earnings after rent is deducted, according to research
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