Landmark study shows link between smoking and fatal brain haemorrhages

Landmark study shows link between smoking and fatal brain haemorrhages

Smoking is a direct cause of fatal brain haemorrhages, a pioneering study of more than 13,000 sets of twins has shown. Researchers in Sweden claim to have “confirmed” that smoking leads to the catastrophic brain events and compare their discovery to groundbreaking research which showed…

Brit tourists in Costa Del Sol face huge fines after smoking ban

Brit tourists in Costa Del Sol face huge fines after smoking ban

British holidaymakers who flout a new smoking ban on the Costa del Sol have been warned they face fines of more than £2,700. The standard fine is €100 (£90), but the worst offenders deemed to have caused the maximum damage to public health will be…

Spain introduces nationwide smoking ban after rise in coronavirus cases

Spain introduces nationwide smoking ban after rise in coronavirus cases

Brits visiting Spain have been banned from smoking in the street or public spaces if social distancing is not possible. Bars and restaurants now have to close by 1 am as part of the new restrictions, Health Minister Salvador Illa said. The popular holiday destination…

Spain orders closure of nightclubs and bans smoking in outdoor areas

Spain orders closure of nightclubs and bans smoking in outdoor areas

All Spanish regions have agreed to orders to close nightclubs and ban smoking in outdoor areas while keeping a safe distance from others. The move is aimed at halting the rise of coronavirus cases, Health minister Salvador Illa said on Friday. He also advised against…

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