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Serious fans of dance music know there's just one place to be next weekend. Not the latest northern superclub or a hip one-off party in London, but the unlikely surroundings of Pontin's holiday village, Southport.

Collymore profits from Blackburn's gift of Flowers

Blackburn Rovers 2 Liverpool 3

FOOTBALL: Sharpe rounds off United's lucky day

Manchester United 2 Manchester City 1

BSE 'cause of death'

A leading scientist who believes Mad Cow Disease can be passed on to humans said last night the human form of the illness had claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

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Ferguson blows away Everton's cobwebs

Wimbledon 2 Everton 3

Bolton's gift for self-destruction

Football: Bolton Wanderers 1 Coventry City 2

Labour 'playing politics on knives'

Stabbings row: Tories defensive over action to tighten controls on weapons

Experts try to quell fears over rising meningitis toll

Infectious diseases experts yesterday told anxious parents not to panic over the number of meningitis cases in recent months, which may be evidence of an "early winter peak" of the seasonal disease.

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Parker pesters anxious Bolton

Bolton Wanderers 0 Leicester City 0

Redknapp faces a Dicks dilemma problem is Dicks

ARSENAL 1 WEST HAM 0

Obituary: The Right Rev Owen Swindlehurst

Owen Swindlehurst was Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle for over 18 years, and also Bishop of Chester-le-Street, with pastoral responsibility for most of the area between Tyne and Tees.

Watkinson thrives on Lancashire success

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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

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Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
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