Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with UK 31,314 headlines found



A U.K. man’s vape pen exploded in his pants pocket, shredding his jeans and scorching his skin in a fire that narrowly missed his genitals. It’s a rare yet troubling phenomenon tied to the e-cigarette, a device one in 10 Americans uses. Jason Curmi, 46,
added Jul 10, 2018 17:42
1 View

SMOKING MAPPED: These are the worst places for smoking in the UK

BRITAIN'S worst towns for smoking have been revealed – and people in the poorest areas are four times more likely to light up than those in the richest./the local authority with the highest rate of male smokers is Rossendale in Lancashire, with 33.1% of
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:58

[UK] Town on course to stub it out by 2025 target

SMOKING levels in Barnsley have been slashed in the space of only 12 months, leaving the town on course towards its target of eradicating the habit among the current primary school population as they reach maturity. Barnsley Council and other public bod
Barnsley Chronicle (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:08

[UK] Young adults on the Isle of Wight shun smoking, figures show

More and more young adults on the Isle of Wight are spurning cigarettes and choosing not to smoke, new figures have revealed. Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that the percentage of the Isle of Wight’s population who have never smoked
OnTheWight (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:44

[UK] Liam Gallagher, Depp are 'drinking buddies'

Singer Liam Gallagher has found a new friend in actor Johnny Depp to share cigarettes and alcohol with at the pub. Gallagher and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor are already friends. A source told: "Johnny is renting a place close to Liam. They have
Yahoo! India News
added Jul 10, 2018 02:49

[UK] REVEALED: Blackburn with Darwen smokers' success in kicking the habit

SMOKERS in Blackburn with Darwen have had success kicking the habit, according to new statistics. Figures issued by Public Health England, show that the rates of adults smoking in Blackburn with Darwen dropped from 27.1 per cent in 2011 to 16.7 per cen
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:13

[UK] Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes

Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health initiatives that will lead to more people having a heart attack or getting cancer, experts are warning. New research reveals that, by next year, spending per head in Englan
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:01

[UK] RIDLEY: Britain’s vaping revolution: why this healthier alternative to smoking is under threat

The British vaping revolution dismays some people, who see it as a return to social acceptability for something that looks like smoking with unknown risks. Yet here, more than anywhere in the world, the government disagrees. Public Health England says th
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:59

[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24

[UK] Dog detective sniff out illegal tobacco haul

Cheshire West and Chester Council's Trading Standards officers enlisted the help of tobacco detection dogs Willow and Ted during recent operations in Northwich and Chester. The dogs, provided by Wagtail UK Ltd, helped detect concealed stashes of tobacco
Northwich Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:37
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines