Why is it ‘safe’ for Danes to drink more than Brits?

Politicising the Olympics and Europe's unequal treatment of 'binge-drinkers': read Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London).

Mick Hume

Mick Hume

Topics Politics

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Tuesday 12 June 2007

‘What links sexually transmitted diseases, child labour, obesity, sex trafficking and terrorism? According to reports, the miracle of the London Olympics will run them all out of town. As logo fiasco follows financial farce, it is hard not to seem cynical about London 2012. But the real cynics are the authorities using the Olympics to play political games…’

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Friday 15 June 2007

‘Why is Britain the alleged binge-drinking capital of the world? It might have something to do with the way that our mock-puritan authorities define safe drinking more abstemiously than the rest…’

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