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Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

Health
It will be compulsory to teach about periods at schools in England by 2020, which endometriosis sufferer Alice Smith calls "massive". The 23-year-old was diagnosed with the chronic condition at 14 and has been campaigning for menstrual health to be on the school curriculum. Alice says the new guidelines mean girls will know "from a much younger age what is normal" and what isn't when it comes to their periods. Consent is also to be taught at school.And children will learn about domestic violence, relationships and staying safe online."My experience at school would be very different now," Alice says.Endometriosis, which affects one in 10 women in the UK, is where tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows elsewhere in a woman's body.It causes chronic p...
PSG 7-1 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers' side taught footballing lesson by superb PSG in Champions League

PSG 7-1 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers' side taught footballing lesson by superb PSG in Champions League

Sports
Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris St Germain in a 7-1 thrashing in the Parc des Princes.Former PSG youth player Moussa Dembele fired Celtic into a stunning first-minute lead but the home side reacted to the loss of the first goal in the Champions League with a Neymar double and goals from Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe before the break.The big-spending French club, who had won 5-0 at Parkhead on match day one, were even more ruthless in the second half with goals from Marco Verratti, Cavani and Dani Alves compounding the Hoops' misery.Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers had described the PSG as "the best of the best" and they made a good case for that accolade after their early setback, making it five Group B wins out of five.The Scottish champions will now have to ...