Pharmacies across the UK could be BANNED from selling codeine

Pharmacies across the UK could be BANNED from selling codeine over the counter amid growing fears about painkiller addiction Codeine, found in co-codamol and Nurofen Plus, is a highly-addictive opioid   Government body is considering making all opioid painkillers prescription-only Follows new guidance which advise GPs don’t prescribe opioids for chronic pain  Pharmacies across the UK may be banned from selling […]

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Altrincham and Hale locals complain about being included in lockdown

This has ALWAYS been Cheshire! Locals in leafy Altrincham and Hale complain about being included in lockdown with many insisting they do NOT live in Greater Manchester New measures introduced in Gtr Manchester after rise in coronavirus infections But the rules have seen confusion over the region’s geographical boundaries  Twitter users were mocked for believing Altrincham and Hale were in […]

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German neo-Nazi on trial over politician murder admits to killing

‘I fired the shot’: German neo-Nazi on trial over politician murder admits to killing Stephan Ernst, 46, admitted during the trial at court in Frankfurt earlier today Pro-refugee politician Walter Luebcke was shot in the head on June 1, 2019 His death highlighted the growing threat of right-wing extremism in the country A German neo-Nazi on trial over the murder […]

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US pursues nearly $13B of claims in Purdue Pharma opioid probes, sources say

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors are pursuing possible penalties of nearly $13 billion to resolve investigations of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma after uncovering evidence of criminal and civil misconduct stemming from the company’s alleged role in fueling the nation’s opioid crisis, people familiar with the matter said U.S. Justice Department officials outlined additional details of their ongoing investigations of the […]

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle spends £7,500 replacing John Bercow's 'worn out' bed

New Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle spends £7,500 of taxpayers’ money replacing John Bercow’s ‘worn-out’ bed in the Palace of Westminster Sir Lindsay Hoyle has spent a total of £12,636 doing up his four-bedroom flat This included £7,523 on mattresses and bedding, according to an explanation The Commons Speaker spent £2,600 on cleaning and polishing furniture The Commons Speaker has spent more […]

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