Daily smokers (94% of smokers questioned) have increased their daily intake of cigarettes by an average of 5 during lockdown. Boredom, lack of activity stress and pleasure are the main reasons mentioned by smokers or alcohol addicts for an increase in their consumption. The assumption is – the rise in the use of tobacco and alcohol has a link with the risk of anxiety and depression.
Black Londoners, who make up 12 per cent of the capital’s population, received 26 per cent of the fines, it has emerged. Black people also received 31% of all arrests under Covid-19 laws despite only making up just over 1 in 10 of the city’s population. The Metropolitan police are facing claims of bias after […]
THE UK government has confirmed new measures to protect private pension savers from the threat of unscrupulous pension scammers. The measures will include a ban on cold calling in relation to pensions, including emails and text messages and a tightening of HMRC rules to stop scammers opening fraudulent pension schemes. The cold calling ban will […]
ACCORDING to the latest set of data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the population of Spain has increased for the first time in six years. As at January 1 2017, the total number on the national census came to exactly 46,528,966 – a rise of 88,867 since January 1 2016 and the first […]