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Drink-spiking is at ‘epidemic’ levels in UK, campaigners tell MPs

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Drink- and drug-spiking has reached “epidemic” levels in the UK and is now so common it can happen to anyone, campaigners have told a new parliamentary inquiry into the problem. The home affairs select committee was t...

Your work is not your god: welcome to the age of the burnout epidemic

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The rich are irrational when it comes to work. Out of everyone in our society, they have the least need to earn more money, but they work the most. Billionaire tech-industry titans brag about their hundred-hour work w...

US sanctions Chinese drugmakers amid addiction epidemic

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The US has imposed sanctions on Chinese painkiller makers – including one man described as the biggest producer of anabolic steroids in the world – as it vowed to step up action to curb the addiction epidemic that kil...

'Sono così malato e stanco': Il capo della polizia della Virginia denuncia l'epidemia di violenza armata

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Un capo della polizia in Virginia ha lanciato un appello all'azione contro l'epidemia di violenza armata negli Stati Uniti, dopo che tre donne sono state uccise e due ferite in una sparatoria la scorsa settimana. “Sono così stufo e stanco di sa...

I manifestanti scendono in piazza in tutto il Regno Unito per protestare contro l'"aumento dell'epidemia"

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Enormi folle di persone in tutto il Regno Unito sono scese in piazza mercoledì sera, boicottaggio dei locali notturni nelle proteste contro un forte aumento dei casi di picco. Ci sono state manifestazioni in più di 40 città e città universitarie...

‘Nobody ever put hands on me before’: flight attendants on the air rage epidemic

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Alexander Clark had only just boarded the Los Angeles-bound United airliner when the man seated behind him became incensed. As Clark tells it, a flight attendant had repeatedly asked the passenger to alternately stop ...

The indecent exposure epidemic: ‘How are they not taking this seriously after Sarah Everard?'

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Cathkin Braes country park, in south Glasgow, is beautiful. You can see the city and, behind it, the mountains. Clara (non il suo vero nome), a 35-year-old community worker from Glasgow, went there in March to enjoy the ...

Scam ‘epidemic’: Big tech firms must join fight, says Nationwide chief

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Technology, telecoms and social media companies should take more responsibility for stopping scams as the problem reaches “epidemic proportions”, the UK’s biggest building society has warned. Cases of authorised push-...

Femicides in the US: the silent epidemic few dare to name

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The last week of July, as Gabby Petito and her fiance, Brian Laundrie, posted Instagram photos of themselves hiking barefoot in Utah’s Canyonlands national park, bronzed skin matching apricot-colored rocks, the body o...

Più di 200 children remain abducted in Nigeria amid ‘kidnap epidemic’

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Più di 200 schoolchildren remain abducted by armed “bandit” groups in northern Nigeria, among more than 1,000 students taken this year as schools in northern Nigeria have become prime targets. A startling absence o...

Pakistan reckons with its ‘gender terrorism epidemic’ after murder of Noor Mukadam

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The family of a 27-year-old woman who was allegedly tortured and beheaded by the son of a business tycoon have spoken of their devastation in a case that has pushed Pakistan to examine what has been called a “gender t...

Raise age for sale of cigarettes to 21 and stop ‘tobacco epidemic’, say UK MPs

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MPs have called for a consultation on raising the age for the sale of cigarettes to 21 a partire dal 18 in order to end the “tobacco epidemic” by 2030. The all-party parliamentary group on smoking and health has recommended ra...

"La crisi è stata fabbricata": all'interno di un film schiacciante sulle origini dell'epidemia di oppioidi

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L'origine della crisi degli oppioidi in America: la proliferazione ridicolmente redditizia di farmaci antidolorifici il cui abuso ha ucciso quasi mezzo milione di americani tra 2000 e 2019 - probabilmente si riduce a un singolo ...

‘Covid is taking over’: Brazil plunges into deadliest chapter of its epidemic

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It was midway through February when André Machado realized Brazil’s coronavirus catastrophe was racing into a bewildering and remorseless new phase. “The floodgates opened and the water came gushing out,” recalled the...