A loophole making drugs such as ecstasy and crystal meth temporarily legal in Ireland has caused much embarrassment to the government and a rush to
Bundles of marijuana have been thrown from a vehicle during a high-speed chase in the US state of Arizona. The 100 mile-per-hour pursuit was captured
Bilateral relations between Indonesia and Australia have “remained intact” despite Indonesia’s refusal to halt the execution of two Australian drug
Police in Colombia have seized more than three tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of 80 million euros.
Officials say the drugs were
Two Australian men due to be executed in Indonesia have had their appeals for clemency rejected by a Jakarta judge. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran
Australia is challenging Indonesia’s rejection of a clemency appeal in the cases of two Australian nationals. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran along
The Australian Prime Minister is calling on Indonesia to halt the planned execution of two Australian nationals found guilty of heroin smuggling
Police in Italy have seized nearly 200 kilos of pure cocaine worth an estimated 36 million euros. Customs officials in the southern Calabria region
The suspected operator of the underground website Silk Road was convicted on Wednesday over his role in orchestrating a scheme enabling around $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using bitcoin
Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to death in 2006
Police in Rome have broken up a mafia drug ring arresting 26 people and seizing more than 600kg of cocaine and hashish. Those arrested were members
Police in the Spanish region of Alicante said on Saturday they had arrested a 40-year-old man who they identified as the head of the military wing of
Mexico’s most wanted man, drug kingpin Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman, has been captured in Mexico by U.S. and Mexican law enforcement officials, sources
Dozens of mutilated bodies have been found in western Mexico where drug cartels are battling each other, it’s been claimed.
Officials said 33
Legalise, decriminalize, or prohibit… Cannabis is an issue in France where it is the drug which is the most used…
Spain’s drug tzar says the country’s youth have an “abusive consumption” problem with alcohol. Francisco Babín, the Government Delegate for Drug
Spain is an alcoholic society where people maintain a strong link between leisure time and drugs, it’s been claimed.
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Cannabis remains the most consumed illegal drug in France . In 2010, 13.4 million French people aged between 11 and 75 had tried
Columbian police have arrested a woman after uncovering two kilograms of cocaine hidden in a fake pregnancy pouch.
Tabitha Leah Ritchie, 28, was
It is a headache for politicians right across Europe: how to keep up with the rise in the use of legal highs or psychoactive substances. And how do
The European Commission has announced proposals for new regulations to tackle the controversial issue of so-called legal highs, psychoactive
A Russian surgeon has been arrested for taking a five-gramme bag of heroin he found in a patient’s stomach. “The doctor was intoxicated at the time
With an estimated global profit of 230 billion euros from illegal drugs made by organised crime groups each year, the war on narcotics remains as
In the aftermath of Osama Bin Laden’s death and in the perspective of the on-going crises in Northern Africa, Ali Sheikholeslami of Euronews talked