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Fury over plans that could see pregnant women who drink have it recorded on baby’s medical records

Plans that could see pregnant women who drink alcohol have their consumption recorded on their baby’s medical records has caused an uproar. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service said the move would be a ‘gross infringement’ of data privacy and could risk trust between women and healthcare professionals.  Midwives currently ask women about what they have … Read more Fury over plans that could see pregnant women who drink have it recorded on baby’s medical records

Rob Mills candidly reveals how he’s struggled with lockdown

‘I didn’t want to get out of bed’: Rob Mills candidly reveals how he’s struggled with lockdown and became ‘stuck in a rut’ after having no work and turning to alcohol – and how he’s turned his life around By Chloe-lee Longhetti For Daily Mail Australia Published: 04:18 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 04:19 … Read more Rob Mills candidly reveals how he’s struggled with lockdown

Spencer Matthews admits he quit drinking to save his marriage to Vogue Williams

Spencer Matthews has told how he was motivated to quit drinking as he believed his wife Vogue Williams may have left him if he didn’t. The former Made In Chelsea star, 32, explained that he had to put his wife, 34, first and so quit his alcohol habit for good.  Speaking on a Tap Into Success … Read more Spencer Matthews admits he quit drinking to save his marriage to Vogue Williams

Number of Brits drinking at high risk levels has DOUBLED to 8.5million since February 

Britain is facing a ‘looming addiction crisis’ with millions turning to alcohol to cope with the pandemic, a major report warns today. The number of people drinking at ‘high risk’ levels has doubled to almost 8.5million since February, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Experts fear money worries, the stresses of juggling work and … Read more Number of Brits drinking at high risk levels has DOUBLED to 8.5million since February 

Duty-free bargains at airports will end on perfumes, clothes and electronics after January 1

Eau no! Duty-free bargains at airports will end on perfumes, clothes and electronics on January 1 with only alcohol and tobacco left discounted in new Treasury crackdown Ministers announced tax savings will only apply to sales of alcohol and tobacco Decision has been called ‘hammer blow’ to struggling airports during pandemic Experts say it could … Read more Duty-free bargains at airports will end on perfumes, clothes and electronics after January 1

Ancient Indian wrestling tradition is dying out because competitors are expected to be CELIBATE

An ancient form of wrestling is dying out in India because it requires men to become celibate and avoid alcohol and tobacco. Kushti wrestlers train for twelve hours a day and the sport recruits boys as young as six years old, but it has lost popularity among younger generations. Photographer, Mitchell Kanashkevich, 39, from Sydney, … Read more Ancient Indian wrestling tradition is dying out because competitors are expected to be CELIBATE

Jimmy Barnes reveals how meeting homeless woman helped him overcome alcohol and drug abuse

Jimmy Barnes reveals how a chance encounter with a homeless woman helped him overcome years of alcohol and drug abuse By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:19 BST, 13 September 2020 | Updated: 03:19 BST, 13 September 2020 He has never been shy to discuss his devastating battle with drugs and alcohol in … Read more Jimmy Barnes reveals how meeting homeless woman helped him overcome alcohol and drug abuse

Piers Morgan embarks on strict new diet in a bid to lose weight after over indulging on summer break

Piers Morgan has embarked on a strict new diet plan in a bid to shape up after a summer of over indulging on wine and cheese.  The 55-year-old TV presenter has revealed he’s employed personal trainer Sarah Lindsay and reduced his alcohol intake to help shed the pounds.  Speaking about his new diet, Piers – … Read more Piers Morgan embarks on strict new diet in a bid to lose weight after over indulging on summer break

Holidaying Britons on their way to EU countries will save money under new post-Brexit regime

Return of the booze cruise! Post-Brexit return of duty-free for holidaying Britons on their way to EU countries will save £2.33 on bottle of wine and £11.50 on spirits under new regime from January Passengers going to EU countries from UK currently excluded from duty-free  From January Brits can save £2.33 on bottles of wine … Read more Holidaying Britons on their way to EU countries will save money under new post-Brexit regime

Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for other people in pain, study shows 

Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for other people in pain, study shows Researchers studied the MRI brain patters of people who regularly binge-drink  They put binge-drinkers and non-binge-drinkers through a pain perception test This involved pictures of injuries and then estimating the possible pain levels People who binge-drink found it harder … Read more Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for other people in pain, study shows 

British photographer is quizzed by police after Russian model, 32, drowns

British photographer is quizzed by police after Russian model, 32, drowned off Sardinia as they both ‘went for a swim’  during boat ride to ‘paradise’ glamour shoot Galina Fedorova, 32, drowned near Isola Rossa in Sardinia, Italy on Saturday She was travelling to a shoot location with British photographer Yev Taranovs Pair reportedly decided to … Read more British photographer is quizzed by police after Russian model, 32, drowns

Passing out drunk could more than DOUBLE your risk of later developing dementia

Passing out drunk could more than double the risk of later developing dementia, a study has found, with just one drink a day raising the risk by 22 per cent. Researchers looked at dementia diagnoses in more than 130,000 adults in Europe who had reported their drinking habits some 14 years prior.  Those who said they had … Read more Passing out drunk could more than DOUBLE your risk of later developing dementia

Aston Martin DB7 driver is arrested after smashing car into fence ‘while over the limit’

Double-oh dear! Aston Martin DB7 driver is arrested after smashing Bond car into fence ‘while over the limit’ Aston Martin DB7 crashed around 4.45pm on September 5 in Chertsey, Surrey  It ‘careered through a fence’ and crashed into a children’s climbing frame  The driver was arrested after providing roadside breath alcohol reading of 51u/g By … Read more Aston Martin DB7 driver is arrested after smashing car into fence ‘while over the limit’