Doctors show alcohol kills 40,000 Britons a year

    24-hour drinking toll: Doctors show alcohol kills 40,000 Britons a year – five times official figure

    As many as 40,000 drinkers are dying every year because the Government has utterly failed to deal with Britain’s alcohol problem, leading experts said yesterday.

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    Fraud case exposes scams to fleece pensioners and jobless

    The recession is fuelling a rapid growth in hundreds of millions of pounds’ worth of share frauds run by financially astute conmen, who target pensioners seeking a better return on their dwindling savings and the newly jobless with redundancy cheques to invest.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian

    Harman to make public bodies cut class inequalities

    Harriet Harman, the Labour deputy leader, will today follow the 50p new tax rate on the wealthy by disclosing that she is imposing a duty on public bodies to help reduce inequality caused by class disadvantage.

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    Apple apologises over shaken baby game

    After a storm gathered over the iPhone game that simulated shaking a crying baby, Apple has stepped in and apologised for letting the game slip through its net.

    The 99-cent Baby Shaker application challenged players to see how long they could cope with a screaming child – which could only be silenced by vigorously shaking.

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