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Word On Wearside in 60: One Minute Round Up

Word On Wearside in 60: One Minute Round Up

Watch our WoW round up of today’s regional news, gathered by our mobile journalists reporting across Sunderland and the North East. The top stories today include the Royal visit in Sunderland by Prince William and Princess Kate, a protest against NHS cuts at the South Tyneside hospital and unemployment rates announced […]

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Louise, aged 9 years, a rescued Terrier dog, receives a welcome gift at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London from the Amazon Christmas Store as the online retailer teams up with the charity to deliver bestselling pet Christmas presents to its residents. PRESS ASSOCIATION. Photo. Issue date: 15 December, 2017. Amazon sales show that three quarters of all pet gifts this year are for dogs with more than half of those pets receiving up to three gifts. According to an independent survey commissioned by Amazon, the average amount spent on the family pet this Christmas is £13. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Hordle/PA Wire

Pets are not just for Christmas

We have all seen videos on social media of excited kids being surprised with a pet puppy or cute kitten at Christmas, but this might not be as much fun for their new best friend. Christmas is an exciting time, especially for families with young children, and parents can be forgiven […]

File photo dated 07/02/17 of a person sleeping rough in a doorway, as bosses at a charity which helps homeless people say benefits changes are forcing European Union immigrants to sleep rough.

SRNews reporter, Milena Yordanova, spends the night on the streets of Newcastle to see how hard life is for the homeless

The housing and homeless charity Shelter published the results of an extensive research they made which conducted that the number of homeless people in the UK is 307,000. Which is larger than the population of Newcastle, reported the Chronicle. The number of homeless people in the North East is around […]