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Council 'disappointed' by toxic ruling

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Families who claim their children were born with defects caused by exposure to toxic waste in Northamptonshire have won their legal battle.

The council had denied negligence during steel plant reclamation works.

Corby Borough Council chief executive Chris Mallender said he was "surprised and disappointed" by the ruling at the High Court in London.

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