Steven Gerrard: so worried about obesity he writes to the PM

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From the Sunday Papers: Gerrard's letter to Cameron, Gregg Wallace chatting up Sophie Dahl

LAST UPDATED AT 14:17 ON Sun 6 May 2012

ENGLAND FOOTBALLER Steven Gerrard is one of the signatories, alongside academics and experts, to a letter to the Prime Minister demanding that cooking and food education remain compulsory in schools to combat the national childhood obesity epidemic. The Observer says the letter warns of "alarming gaps" in policy…

BRACE YOURSELF for 'Taffy Shore', advises The Independent on Sunday, a new 'scripted reality' show along the same lines as The Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore. MTV UK is trying to make its new series The Valleys in South Wales but has met with some resistance, with Chris Bryant MP dubbing it "hideously patronising"…

HIS CONVERSION came in a nightclub, not on the road to Damascus, but premiership footballer Kieran Richardson told a church congregation on Friday that his life had changed forever after he met his Christian wife, the Sun on Sunday reports. Richardson said his life had been given over to fast cars, booze and sex before she helped him find God…

HE HAS only just separated from his young wife Heidi – but Masterchef's Gregg Wallace is already back in the game. The diminutive presenter was spotted chatting up 5' 11'' model Sophie Dahl at a Downing Street party. He jokingly asked the supermodel wife of Jamie Cullum if she was "taken", says the Mail on Sunday…

THE BBC has been flooded with complaints from listeners to The Archers, disgusted the show's new – and only – black character seems to conform to stereotype by being unfaithful to his wife, reports The Sunday Telegraph. But have they fallen for a trick? Nicholas Bailey, who plays Carl, hints there is more yet to be revealed…

SACREBLEU! The Mail on Sunday foments panic in Middle England with Iain Duncan Smith's warning that if socialist Francois Hollande wins the French presidential election he expects a flood of French immigrants because Hollande's punitive tax policies will drive workers across the channel to the UK… · 

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