'Alcohol linked to one in 10 deaths'

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Alcohol consumption is linked to one in 10 deaths in Europe according to a Canadian study. The report authors suggest the affect of alcohol disease...

Alcohol consumption is linked to one in 10 deaths in Europe according to a Canadian study. The report authors suggest the affect of alcohol disease is similar to that of smoking a decade ago - BBC News

Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey is being sued by his bank after his Welsh pub failed. The Bank of Scotland filed a writ at London's High Court, alleging Morrissey owes £250,000 plus interest payments - Daily Mail

David Stang, the chief constable of Lothian and Borders Police wants to phase out short prison terms drawing particular attention to alcohol-related crimes. On a daily basis, in terms of the calls we receive, alcohol is by far the greatest cause of incidence of crime - The Times

Charging a minimum of 50p a unit for alcohol could almost halve hospital admissions for drinking, according to Prof Ian Gilmore, a leading expert. In 2007, over 207,000 people were taken to hospital as a result of alcohol consumption - The Telegraph

Catholic churches have been told not to offer wine during communion in a bid to halt the spread of swine flu. Letters were sent out to churches last weekend advising priests against using a chalice filled with wine during communion, instead offering just bread or wafers - The Telegraph

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