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Man almost masturbates himself to death after suffering life-threatening stroke

A man almost died from masturbation when he suffered a stroke not long after ejaculating. The single 51-year-old man was said to have enjoyed pleasuring himself several times a day, according to the medical report published in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. This fateful time, he suffered a subarachnoid haemorrhage where a sudden […]

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Inside UK’s worst hotels including used condoms, stained sheets and poo in bath

A consumer watchdog has awarded Britannia Hotels the dubious honour of being the worst in the UK – for an eighth consecutive year. The Which? report exposed withering reviews and left the beleaguered firm languishing bottom of every category in its assessment. In response the chain said it was "totally committed to providing a safe […]

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Ex-chain smoker claims he’s saved NHS £500k by offering others his used vapes

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A former 50-a-day smoker says he's saved the NHS up to £500,000 by helping others kick the habit with his old vapes. Richard Pruen chain-smoked roll up cigarettes for nearly 30 years until the 2007 smoking ban […]

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Spanish region bans smoking over Covid-19 risk

The Spanish region of Galicia has effectively banned smoking in public places over concerns it increases the risk of Covid-19 transmission. It has issued a blanket ban on smoking in the street and in public places, such as restaurants and bars, if social distancing is not possible. The north-western region is the first to introduce […]