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Underage Drinking Leads To Heavier Drinking Later
2012-10-19 14:54:19

Drinking alcohol at a younger age can lead to drinking more and stronger alcohol, as well as a risk of developing an addiction.

2006-03-18 08:20:27

By Raquel Castillo MADRID (Reuters) - Mass street drinking sessions fueled clashes between Spanish youths and riot police early on Saturday, leaving 80 people injured and 70 arrested in Barcelona and Salamanca, police said.

2006-03-18 06:14:02

MADRID (Reuters) - A mass street drinking session by Spanish youths turned into a riot in Barcelona early on Saturday and 68 people were injured and 54 arrested in clashes between youths and riot police, police said.

2006-03-17 16:55:00

Thousands of teenagers and students swarmed onto Spanish streets on Friday for mass drinking sessions, defying legislation introduced to stop the binges known as "botellones."


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]