JOE Kinnear’s explosive re-introduction at Newcastle United has left a trail of destruction that leaves huge question marks hanging over the club’s direction
The Angel of the North has been receiving letters and you can read them too
THE hunt is on for ambitious start-ups that stand to secure £100,000 towards their business.
REGIONAL bus giant Go North East has become the only local company to be ranked in the top 50 of travel social brands – beating international big hitters including British Airways.
THIS week a Government-backed loan scheme to help young entrepreneurs was extended to the over-30s, which is great news for the vast majority since the average age for starting a business is around 40.
ELECTRIC East is offering on Culture Club member the chance to win a meal for two, to the value of £50, and a bottle of wine.
STÉPHANE Sessègnon could be a surprise victim of the wide-ranging Paolo Di Canio revolution at Sunderland.
SUNDERLAND have opened contract talks with star man Simon Mignolet ahead of a summer in which Arsenal and Liverpool are expected to be in the hunt for new goalkeepers, writes MARK DOUGLAS.
ASKED what he had learned about himself and his team in the aftermath of a trying week, Alan Pardew told the BBC on Saturday he had learned that two of the press men in the North East had “let him down”.
SIMON Mignolet has warned the Premier League’s endangered clubs the final weeks of the survival fight will be a psychological battle – and Sunderland have already proved they can cope.
ALAN Pardew has pinpointed Hatem Ben Arfa as Newcastle United's potential relegation saviour - even if he feels the forward is still two months from hitting peak fitness.
LOCKED in a five-way battle to avoid a one-way trip into black- and- white infamy, these are understandably anxious days for Alan Pardew.
ALAN Pardew informs Neil Cameron he is ‘big enough and bold enough’ to deal with the vitriol emanating from his Twitter critics.
RYAN TAYLOR could be sent to the man who saved Alan Shearer’s career in a bid to ensure he plays again for Newcastle United.
TWENTY-THREE miles separate the Stadium of Light and Victoria Park but the emotions this week have been a world apart.
SUNDERLAND AFC manager Martin O’Neill has been sacked following the club’s 1-0 defeat against Manchester United today.
TWO second-half mistakes from Mark Gillespie inched Carlisle United closer to the League One relegation zone yesterday, but they will not cost the goalkeeper his place in Monday’s team.
SUNDERLAND winger James McClean has been forgiven his most recent transgression by his country and will start for the Republic of Ireland against Sweden in this evening’s World Cup qualifier.
FURIOUS Alan Pardew was left counting the cost of “bad decisions” and an “awful challenge” as Newcastle United suffered more serious injuries and a blow in their mission to preserve Premier League status.
Jane Lovett brings you a super supper that's quick and easy to serve up
SUNDERLAND will make one last attempt to spare Lee Cattermole from surgery.
Cordon Bleu-trained Jane Lovett brings you a wonderful recipe using local cheese from Doddington Dairy in Wooler
Butternut squash makes a satisfying, filling and warming soup with a deep orange colour as Jane Lovett explains
THE Twittersphere had better watch out. Sunderland’s cyber warrior is back, under instructions to mind his language.
MARTIN O’Neill is hopeful of signing at least one new Sunderland striker this week, but will be “worried” if he cannot.
TYNESIDE awoke to a blizzard on Monday. It was not just the ominous storm that carpeted Tyneside in snow, though.
NEWCASTLE United were dealt a major setback in the transfer market last night as QPR staged an 11th-hour hijack of their move for France striker Loïc Rémy.
THESE days, they are used to heartbreak at the cathedral on the hill.
SUNDERLAND have had a bid turned down for Kader Mangane, but Al-Hilal expect the giant central defender to join the Black Cats this month.
ALAN Pardew is adamant that Newcastle United are being as “aggressive” as any of their Premier League rivals in the transfer window – and says deals for their preferred targets won’t be torpedoed on price or wage grounds.
NEWCASTLE United have been dealt a massive blow after discovering Hatem Ben Arfa will sit out the entire Christmas fixture card.
SECURITY lies in league wins, not in a lengthy contract. Alan Pardew answers criticism of his eight-year Newcastle deal in an interview with Neil Cameron.
SAMMY Ameobi is a towering talent – on that there is a broad consensus.
WE’VE had injuries, suspension and bad fortune – now even the elements seem to be conspiring against Newcastle United.
IT IS the image that sums up Newcastle United’s midwinter of discontent.
MARTIN O’Neill was at pains to point out he is going nowhere but then, maybe that’s part of the problem for the Sunderland manager at the moment.
IT is more than just the weather which has taken a turn for the worse in the North East recently.
TWITTER is of course where we get all our news today.
Davide Santon has seen players reduced to tears by racism. No wonder, writes Stuart Rayner, he is so keen to nip it in the bud
LEE Cattermole has received a fitness boost as a scan on his injured knee ruled out ligament damage and paved the way for his first-team return – possibly as early as against Fulham this weekend.