These figures underline the urgent need for a 50p minimum unit price for alcohol, which would hit younger drinkers and heavy drinkers, while not greatly affecting moderate drinkers.
Alcohol abuse is one of the greatest threats to public health in this country and it can only be tackled by robust regulation of the industry, along with a minimum unit price to prevent binge drinking.
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From the time three bodies were found at a house in Oxfordshire to when prime murder suspect Jed Allen was found dead in woodland.
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The hunt for murder suspect Jed Allen has ended after police found his body two days after discovering his mother, stepdad and sister dead.