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2006-02-14 16:41:39

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted by a huge margin on Tuesday to ban smoking in every pub, club and indoor public space in England, adding it to the growing list of countries taking a tough stand against smoking.

2006-02-14 15:00:00

Lawmakers voted to ban smoking in all England's pubs and clubs on Tuesday, adding it to the growing list of countries taking a tough stand against tobacco.

2006-02-14 15:21:34

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - England looks set to follow Ireland's lead and ban smoking in pubs when lawmakers vote on Tuesday after both health and brewing industry groups joined forces to bring it in line with the rest of Britain.

2006-02-13 08:10:00

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - England looks set to follow Ireland's lead and ban smoking in pubs when lawmakers vote on Tuesday after both health and brewing industry groups joined forces to bring it in line with the rest of Britain.

2006-01-19 19:05:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Wine drinkers have healthier diets than people who prefer beer, according to research reported by Danish scientists on Friday.

2006-01-19 19:05:00

Wine drinkers have healthier diets than people who prefer beer, according to research reported by Danish scientists on Friday.

2006-01-11 09:33:43

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - A complete ban on smoking in all English pubs and clubs looks increasingly likely after the government said on Wednesday it would allow its lawmakers to vote according to conscience and not along party lines.

2006-01-04 19:10:00

Washington D.C.'s city council on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to ban smoking in the U.S. capital's bars, restaurants and other workplaces, with portions of the ban expected to take effect as early as this spring.

2005-11-24 10:32:22

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The introduction of extended drinking hours passed off peacefully across England and Wales but police said on Thursday the biggest test would come at the weekend.

2005-11-24 07:43:55

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The introduction of extended drinking hours passed off peacefully across England and Wales but police said on Thursday the biggest test would come at the weekend.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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