Stop saying ‘junkie’: Adverts aim to end stigma over alcohol and drug problems

The drive features TV and billboard adverts calling on people to treat drug and alcohol problems like any other health condition.
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Nasty Dark Souls exploit lets hackers take control of your PC – could affect Elden Ring too
Someone has discovered a hacking exploit in Dark Souls 3 and has given a public demo to alert FromSoftware.
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People are hooked on TikTok’s ‘egg peel challenge’
It's as weird as you'd expect it to be.
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Eddie Hearn responds to claims Anthony Joshua will accept £15m step-aside fee to set up Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk
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Worry is bad for the heart and increases diabetes risk – study
Experts said men could reduce their risks by having routine health check-ups and maintaining a healthy weight.
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Watford set to sack Claudio Ranieri after Norwich debacle with owner Gino Pozzo an admirer of Diego Martinez
Claudio Ranieri is on the brink of being sacked by Watford as the club look for their third head coach of the season.
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Kanye West and Julia Fox refuse to go low-key at Paris Fashion Week in bold and bizarre matching leather looks and edgy contact lenses
Kanye West and his new partner Julia Fox turned heads while stepping out at Paris Fashion Week
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Three jailed over killing that led to tit-for-tat shooting
Jemal Ebrahim, 23, was fatally stabbed in the leg in north London on May 13 2020.
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Three jailed over killing that led to tit-for-tat shooting
Jemal Ebrahim, 23, was fatally stabbed in the leg in north London on May 13 2020.
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Clock stopped at the moment of Aberfan disaster to be displayed in museum
The small clock, recovered from the rubble, froze at 9.13am as tonnes of slurry slipped down Merthyr Mountain and engulfed Pantglas Junior School.
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Clock stopped at the moment of Aberfan disaster to be displayed in museum
The small clock, recovered from the rubble, froze at 9.13am as tonnes of slurry slipped down Merthyr Mountain and engulfed Pantglas Junior School.
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NHS doctor delivers premature baby on flight to India
He's air born!
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Gunman dead and several injured after shooting in Heidelberg
Police said lone gunman shot several people with a long gun in a lecture hall in the German university townGerman police said on Monday a lone gunman was dead after injuring several people with a long gun in an attack in a lecture hall in the university town of Heidelberg.Police said in a brief statement that the perpetrator was dead, but didn’t give details of how that happened. Bild newspaper reported that the shooter turned his weapon on himself. Continue reading...
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How could the US aid Ukraine if Russia invades?
Washington is said to be considering sending thousands of US troops to Nato allies in Eastern Europe
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Australian Open final protest plans gather pace as fans show support for Peng Shuai with t-shirts
There won't just be drama on the court in Saturday's Australian Open final.
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This smartphone budgeting hack will help if you struggle with money
Apps can do all the hard work for you.
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Transfer news LIVE! Man United retain Rice interest, Tottenham near Traore deal, Arsenal Vlahovic latest
Transfer news LIVE!
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UK snow forecast: Brits to be hit by 3in flurries as Arctic plunge freezes country
Forecasters expect snow to fall over large areas of the UK before Sunday, when the mercury will plunge to -4C - the coldest point of the week
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Rare plants accidentally sold at Lidl and B&Q being listed online for thousands
Supermarkets and DIY chains can sometimes stock naturally occurring variations of common house plants - and these rare versions can be extremely valuable if you know where to sell them
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Martina Navratilova blasts Australian Open’s ‘cowardly’ Peng Shuai protest ban
Martina Navratilova has hit out after spectators at Melbourne Park were instructed by security to remove T-shirts and banners bearing the slogan “Where is Peng Shuai?”
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Latest travel rules for India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh including Covid tests
Latest travel rules for India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh including PCR test rules, quarantine requirements and other Covid rules for UK passengers
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Inside Prince Andrew's raunchy topless holidays with infamous NyLon gang
Prince Andrew was reportedly ordered by the Queen to dump his pals and their "murky world of cocaine, crime and casual sex" before he damaged the Monarchy forever
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Lone gunman opens fire on lecture theatre at Germany’s Heidelberg University, injuring several people
The shooter reportedly turned the weapon on himself following the attack
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Arsenal eye Arthur transfer 'conclusion' as player's conduct adds to confusion
Arsenal have been in talks over a January transfer for Arthur Melo for nearly two weeks and they are reportedly stepping up their loan pursuit of the Juventus midfielder
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Seven wins out of 60 – A look at Spurs’ woeful Premier League record v Chelsea
Spurs have lost 33 of their Premier League meetings with the Blues.
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Tourist visiting Auschwitz death camp detained after doing Nazi salute as 'bad joke'
The Dutch woman, 29, made the offensive gestures in front of the Arbeit Macht Frei gate as her husband took a photo - she was caught by the guards and charged with engaging in Nazi propaganda
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Simona Halep and Aryna Sabalenka crash out of Australian Open
Two of the favourites for the women’s Australian Open title crashed out in Melbourne on Monday as No2 seed Aryna Sabalenka and two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep were defeated in three sets.
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When is Burns Night 2022, who was Robert Burns and what are the traditions?
Scotland’s national poet has been celebrated since 1801
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How Thomas Tuchel averted a full-on crisis to get Chelsea back on track
During his darkest hour, Thomas Tuchel saw the light.
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Trigger Point viewers all react same way as ITV show 'kills off' main character
SPOILER ALERT: ITV viewers seemed to enjoy the action on display in new show Trigger Point, but others were left baffled and annoyed as the show struggled to build pace - despite the best efforts of Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester
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Cristiano Ronaldo unhappy with Harry Maguire sums up the level of Man Utd interference
Harry Maguire has been out of action for the Red Devils since suffering an abdominal injury in the victory over Burnley, which was Man United's final match of 2021
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Graduation rates dip across US as pandemic stalls progress
An analysis shows high school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic
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University horror as gunman opens fire in lecture hall leaving ‘multiple people’ injured
POLICE in Germany are dealing with an incident at Heidelberg University in which multiple people have been injured after gunshots were heard.
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Pandemic-era design solution from the past: The Murphy bed
When most of your life is happening at home, every square foot counts
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Kieran Hayler's fiancée pictured after Katie Price warned she faces a bleak future
Katie, 43, was arrested at her home on Friday evening after reports that she'd sent an expletive-ridden message to her former husband about his new fiancée
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The Tories don't lie - they are just very relaxed about the things that matter to everyone else
The Conservative Party is having an energy crisis all of its own, says Fleet Street Fox
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Heidelberg shooting: Gunman killed and several injured in attack at German university
The shooting took place in the Neuenheimer Feld area of the city
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11 Best soup makers (2022) UK: make healthy and hearty meals at home in minutes
Ditch the canned gunk and make your own soups from scratch with these easy-to-use soup making machines. Here, we've listed some of our favourites from Tefal, Morphy Richards and more
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French surgeon tries to sell X-ray of patient shot during 2015 Paris attack as NFT
The medic faces the prospect of legal action and losing his job after trying to sell the image for £2,050
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British Airways jet bought for £1 is now a bar hosting lavish plane parties
You can hire it for £1,000 an hour.
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Milwaukee: Six found dead in ‘horrific’ mass murder
Milwaukee police are investigating multiple homicides after the incident on Sunday afternoon
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Liverpool bomber’s asylum claim was thrown out six years before attack after lying about being from Syria
Emad al-Swealmeen was found to be lying in 2015 appeal but Home Office did not deport him
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What Arsenal need to do in the final week of the January transfer window
With a week left of the January transfer window, Arsenal still have work to do ahead of a fierce battle for the final Champions League spot despite their impressive season so far
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Kyle Dempsey has already told Bolton Wanderers what he can offer in Gillingham transfer chase
Wanderers are seeking to add the Gillingham captain in the January transfer window
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Waterloo Road fans thrilled as Adam Thomas and Katie Griffith reunite for series reboot
Former co-stars Adam Thomas and Katie Griffiths took to their social media pages to announce that the Waterloo Road cast would be reuniting for a reboot
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‘We’re next’: Prisoner’s secret filming appears to show torture in Cairo police station
Human rights groups claim the violent abuse of detainees is widespread in Egypt and perpetrators are seldom punished A video obtained by the Guardian appearing to show Egyptian police torturing detainees in a Cairo police station confirms the extent to which officers appear able to inflict violence on civilians with near total impunity, according to human rights groups.The video, covertly recorded by a detainee through a cell door, appears to show two inmates hung in stress positions. The detainees are naked from the waist up and suspended from a metal grate by their arms, which are fastened behind their backs. Continue reading...
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OPINION - Rob Finder: A stranger shouted ‘dirty Jew’ at my friend. I was entirely unsurprised
Last week, I was talking to a friend whose sons happen to love falafel. She was telling me how her boys recently went to their favourite restaurant in Golders Green to eat a load of them. As they sat outside munching, they spotted a car slow down in the road. Suddenly, the driver unfurled a Palestinian flag, screamed “dirty Jews!” and drove off.
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Urgent warning over mystery illness killing dogs at beaches - what is it?
In a terrifying update for dog owners, reports are coming in of a mystery illness making dogs that have visited certain beaches unwell, in some cases even fatally. Here's what we know so far
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‘Art is appropriation’: folklorist Jake Xerxes Fussell connects forgotten tunes to our times
Once hesitant to put his own stamp on archival music, the Georgia singer-guitarist found the freedom to reinterpret folk songs in his new albumFor more than a decade, Jake Xerxes Fussell tried and failed to sing an old American folk song he had loved since he was a teenager. The tune, Rolling Mills Are Burning Down, combines an industrial accident with personal woe, resulting in a violent verse: “Oh, go get your revolver / And come on and blow out my brain / For I’d rather be dead and in my grave / Than to be in this trouble I’m in.”Folk aficionado John Cohen captured Rolling Mills during a song-scouting foray into the ancient mountains of western North Carolina and south-west Virginia. He recorded banjoist George Landers singing it in a rail-thin voice, fingers pawing anxiously at his strings. It resonated with Fussell generations later, after an inferno ripped through Bibb Mill, a century-old textile plant that served as an economic engine of his home town, Columbus, west Georgia. Continue reading...
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