The lawsuit, which was filed on Wednesday by Scott MacIntyre, alleges that the politician was behind an assault in a Toronto jail in March 2012
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Sorry to say - it's the weekend lie-ins and the drinking
Sunday 26 January 2014
The government's argument for deterrence is fatuous. To assume that those given to alcohol, cigarettes and drugs will stop should the cost be high enough is absurd
Rob Ford admits he ‘had been drinking’ after he was captured on camera rambling in Jamaican patois in a fast food restaurant
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Toronto’s illustrious mayor was captured on camera putting on a bizarre patois monologue for customers at the eatery in the Canadian city
Tuesday 21 January 2014
A liver transplant patient turned up to her operation appointment at a German hospital with a bottle of vodka in her bag, a court has heard.
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Road safety charities say the Hope and Champion offers ‘deadly temptation’
Sunday 12 January 2014
View from the Sofa: Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, Channel 4
Wednesday 08 January 2014
The Government “buried” key evidence in the run-up to a major U-turn on minimum pricing for alcohol, it has emerged, amid accusations from doctors that pressure from the alcohol industry was “instrumental” in blocking the policy.
Sunday 05 January 2014
View from the Sofa: World’s Strongest Man, Channel 5/ PDC World Darts, Sky Sports 1
Thursday 02 January 2014
Scandal-hit Toronto Mayor to run for re-election despite crackgate
Number of areas blighted by drink-related violence and crime has risen by nearly 150 per cent since 2007
Tuesday 31 December 2013
The number of areas blighted by drink-related violence and crime has risen by nearly 150 per cent since 2007.
Saturday 28 December 2013
I've never really understood why people give up alcohol for January. Of all the months to avoid hooch, why choose the grimmest, darkest, most spirit-sapping of all? It's the time of year when a glass is most welcome, particularly if it involves a warm pub and some friends.
Women over 65 are drinking more regularly than those in their late teens and early 20s, ONS figures show
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Women over 65 are drinking more regularly than those in their late teens and early 20s, figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest.
Licence to swill: James Bond's alcohol consumption puts him at 'high risk' of cirrhosis, liver disease, tremors... and impotence
Friday 13 December 2013
BMJ takes a light-hearted look at 007's drinking habits for its Christmas edition
Glencore oil trader Andrew Kearns loses wrongful dismissal claim after he was sacked for 'heavy night' of drinking - and is ordered to pay at least £150,000
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Glencore said he failed to attend critical Singapore meetings in the morning, at lunchtime and in the afternoon
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Research found people who drank heavily had a lower mortality rate than those who did not drink any alcohol at all
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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