Authorities in Spain have arrested 32 people in connection with a drug smuggling operation through the Port of Tarifa in the south of the country. Police discovered bales of hash in barrels lashed to the hulls of recreational boats, as seen in
Maajid Nawaz said this text message was "too powerful a question to dismiss", after Tory leadership hopefuls Rory Stewart and Michael Gove admitted to having previously using drugs. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said he
An inquest has concluded that a teacher and mother-of-three accidentally killed herself after swallowing a bag of cocaine before boarding a flight at Manchester Airport. According to the BBC, Victoria Buchanan, 42, is thought to have ingested the
Police are investigating whether a ship carrying crystal meth was deliberately sabotaged during an investigation inside the vessel on Friday. Chemicals used to manufacture crystal meth were found aboard the 80-metre-long cargo ship that was
Wilmer Valderrama, the actor who dated Demi Lovato for six years, from 2010 to 2016, is “completely devastated” to hear about Lovato’s reported overdose.
CCTV from a courthouse in Utah shows the extraordinary moment a handcuffed defendant runs out of a courtroom and then throws himself off a second-floor balcony. State courts spokesman Geoffrey Fattah said Christopher Clay Rudd, 35, fractured his
A survey by insurance comparison website MoneySupermarket.com has revealed drink and drug-driving hotspots across the UK. The site's research has revealed the areas in the country where most drivers have been convicted, and also highlights
A shocking piece of footage captured from a stationary car shows the moment police cars disable a vehicle during a chase – by flipping it onto its roof. The film, captured in the US state of Georgia, shows five police vehicles in
Most people have reasonable idea of what they would like to do with their money if they won the lottery. Maybe you'd like to buy a house, throw a big party for friends and family or invest in your children's future education. However
Authorities in Colombia have seized half a tonne of cocaine smuggled in frozen strawberries. Blocks of cocaine were hidden with frozen strawberry pulp bound for Europe, reports Reuters. See also: Woman caught smuggling £47k of cocaine in
Purple Pilchards / Alamy A motorist, who was stopped by police on the suspicion of driving under the influence, was found to be more than 120-times over the legal limit. Gintars Garkajs, 30, was pulled over at 2am on January 10 while driving his
Maria Sharapova has been the highest-paid woman in tennis for more than a decade, and is worth an estimated £137 million. But her days of earning mega-millions may be at an end. This week she admitted to having taken a banned substance, and as a
While most of us know what the long-term effects of alcohol are, we may not realize that one night of drinking can be even more dangerous. In another tragic case, Shelby Lyn Allen was found dead after a night of heavy drinking with her friends in 2008. Allen, who was a high school junior at the time, died of alcohol poisoning.
Iain Duncan Smith has revealed that people with drink and drug problems cost the taxpayer £10.1 billion a year. He quoted the statistics from the Lankelly Chase Foundation as he launched a new government scheme aimed at getting people help
Having sex under the influence of illegal drugs - known as “chemsex” - should become a public health priority, researchers have said. There has been a sharp rise in the use of drugs like GHB, GBL and crystal meth to enhance sexual pleasure and reduce inhibitions - but may put users at risk, they warned. Experts writing in the British Medical Journal say that, in these groups, unprotected sex is the norm and users of the drugs report an average of five sexual partners per session. Some drug users describe memory loss and not sleeping or eating for days, while injecting drugs along with chemsex creates “a perfect storm” for transmission of HIV and hepatitis C. They also warn of serious mental health problems - but many drug users are afraid to access health services. “Many barriers exist to chemsex drug users accessing services, including the shame and stigma often associated with drug use and ignorance of available services,” the team behind the research - specialists in sexual health and substance abuse in London, explained.