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Full report: Debate over fans standing at football matches

by Andy Bonner

There is renewed debate over fans standing up at top-flight football matches.

All-seater stadiums were brought in following the 1989 disaster in which 96 people lost their lives.

Today the issue became a political one, with the Liberal Democrats saying they want the law changing to allow Premier League and Championship clubs to have safe standing sections.

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One in six children not eating enough in school holidays

by Rachel Townsend

It is claimed children in the North West are not getting enough food to eat during the summer holidays.

Research carried out by Kellogs reveals that families are struggling to provide for their children during the six week break.

The same research also reveals that teachers in the North West have reported some children returning from the school holidays showing signs of weight loss.

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Salmonella outbeak may be traced to single egg source

The national salmonella outbreak which has struck down nearly 250 people across Britain could be traced back to a single source of eggs, health investigators have said.

Dr Paul Cleary, consultant epidemiologist at Public Health England, said:

There is now evidence to indicate that cases in Europe with the same strains of salmonella infection were associated with consumption of eggs from a single source.

This egg supply also reached distributors and food outlets in England, but at this stage we cannot conclusively demonstrate this is the infection source in this country.

– Dr Paul Cleary, PHE
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