Manager Dick Advocaat leaves Sunderland, who are yet to win in the Premier League this season.
HMP Frankland prisoner, child killer and rapist Robert Howard, dies in prison custody in hospital.
More than 50,000 fans attend the first Rugby World Cup match to be held in Newcastle.
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A Geordie version of the New Zealand rugby team's famous Haka has become an internet sensation.
Sergio Aguero scores five goals in 20 minutes as Manchester City demolish Newcastle to return to the top of the table.
Sunderland are still searching for their first league win of the season after blowing a 2-0 lead to draw against West Ham.
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