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The life expectancy of some girls being born in England today is reportedly now greater than 100 years for the first time.

Official figures from Public Health England showed that a baby girl born on the Northburn estate near Cramlington, Northumberland would on average be expected to live to 105 if she stayed there her entire life.

Girls born in Basingstoke and Dean had the second-longest life expectancy – but at 104.3 this also comfortably breached the 100-year mark.

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