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Rugby League World Cup have apologised after a ‘technical failure’ brought the official welcome ceremony to a halt. England’s opening game against Samoa was delayed due to a technical issues at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon, with the PA system failing to work during the pre-match welcome ceremony.  After a year of waiting, fans […]

Bus drivers’ strike action started on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 and continues as tensions between a bus company and a trade union continue to escalate. Almost 200 Stagecoach employed bus drivers went on a planned strike after the trade union GMB rejected a pay deal.  Workers were enraged as they consider they have been offered […]

A 67-year-old has been taken into custody over reports of “malicious communication”. The man remains under police watch following reports of “malicious communication” which led to the evacuation and temporary closure of City Hall and other parts of the city centre. The Northumbria Police confirmed a 67-year-old man had been arrested following an investigation into […]

Sunderland City Hall has been evacuated and surrounding roads temporarily closed as a precaution following a “credible threat” received today. A release issued online by authorities said staff members are working with the police force to get the situation under control. The statement also said services and businesses will operate as usual. “City Hall has […]

Amidst pomp and pageantry, international students celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary at the University of Sunderland City Space on October, 1. The date has become an annual tradition for Nigerian students at the University of Sunderland. The yearly celebration includes music, food, dance, speeches, and traditional outfits to mark the country’s independence in grand style. […]

A University of Sunderland expert has called for tougher policies from tech giants to increase online safety.  Dr Derek Watson’s call comes as pressure mounts for an Online Safety Bill which is currently making its way through the House of Commons after the tragic death of London teenager Molly Russell.  Molly’s death sent shock waves […]

Spark gauges Sunderland’s reaction after petition hits half a million mark in just over two months. The petition, created by a member of the public in July 2022, asks for an election citing the ‘chaos of the current Government.’  While the UK is not due to hold another election until 2024, the organiser says in […]

The UK Government made a U-turn by abolishing the 45p tax bracket after a week of the pound fluctuating in value.  Kwasi Kwarteng announced that the tax bracket for those earning over £150,000 will remain in place following a tweet made on the second day of the Conservative Party conference.  The original policy was announced […]


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