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British government clamps down on binge drinking

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British government clamps down on binge drinking


Britain’s Interior Ministry is using shock tactics in a bid to control scenes of alcohol-fuelled violence, the consequence of the country’s binge-drinking culture.

A series of graphic posters warning of on-the-spot fines are being introduced. One appears to have been written in vomit. Another depicts a man urinating a stream of cash down the drain. The idea is to remind drinkers of the penalties they face if their behaviour gets out of hand. The latest clampdown comes only weeks ahead of a new law which paves the way for 24-hour drinking throughout the country.
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