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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

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Manchester United 2 Manchester City 1

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Ferguson blows away Everton's cobwebs

Wimbledon 2 Everton 3

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Football: Bolton Wanderers 1 Coventry City 2

Labour 'playing politics on knives'

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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

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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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