Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has appealed to young people not to risk their lives by participating in the " ridiculous and dangerous" neknomination drinking craze.
The deaths of two young men have been linked to the online stunt which sees people being challenged to post a video online of them downing large quantities of alcohol before nominating friends to do the same.
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MSPs voted by 64 to 54 in favour of a motion from the First Minister.
Some of the pro-EU British MEPs appeared to be in tears/
He said in a statement there had been a ‘misjudgement which I regret’.