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NEWCASTLE United do not want their team to go on the slide, but their fans could soon be doing just that.

Plans to install a number of slides outside the club's St James' Park ground as part of a major redevelopment have been unveiled. Business improvement company NE1 hopes the project will "inject some fun" into the city.

If planning permission is granted, the slides could be in operation by next year. NE1 said it has worked with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and the police to ensure the plans meet safety regulations.

SOUTH African food is clear of horsemeat contamination, but it does have water buffalo, donkey and goat meat in mislabelled beef burgers and sausages.

A study published by three professors at Stellenbosch University found that 99 of 139 samples contained species not declared in the product label, with the highest incidence in sausages, burgers and deli meats.

The study found soya and gluten were not labelled in 28 per cent of products tested, undeclared pork in 37 per cent and chicken in 23 per cent.

AN AUSTRALIAN billionaire wants to build a new version of the Titanic which could set sail in 2016.

Clive Palmer unveiled blueprints for the famously-doomed ship's namesake at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York.

Mr Palmer said 40,000 people have expressed interest in tickets for the maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, expected in 2016. He said construction is scheduled to start soon in China.
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Date:Mar 1, 2013
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