UK Cocaine

We're Officially The Most Reckless When It Comes To Drugs And The Most Delusional Drinkers

Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

British people takes the most legal highs, are the most 'delusional drinkers' and have the most reckless youth in the world, according to the most ext...

Why Have Cocaine-Filled Condoms Sent To The Vatican

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

A mysterious package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine has been intercepted, customs officials have said. German c...

Dopamine: The False Promise of Reward

Clark Russell | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

The problem is modern day stimuli like alcohol, drugs, stress, sleep deprivation actually impair this sensitive part of the brain to the extent where it mimics actual brain damage, albeit temporary. This can impair our ability to think rationally and make the correct decisions to reach our long term goals.

Why Britain Needs 'King' Charles and Sarah Miles Should Not Be Crossed at Ping Pong

Martin Newman | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Martin Newman

Even before the Queen's historic partial handover of duties to Prince Charles last week there was at least one person already singing the future king's praises. Sarah Miles, the Oscar-nominated actress now a committed spiritual healer, feels Britain is on the verge of major changes and the Prince of Wales could be the guy to step-up and make a difference.

Police Drop Action On Nigella Drug Revelations

PA | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Police will take no further action against TV cook Nigella Lawson after she told a court that she had taken drugs, Scotland Yard has said. The Metr...

Cocaine Traces Found In Oxford Uni's Library

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Traces of cocaine have been found in six locations at Oxford University, including the library, a student investigation has found, prompting a probe b...

Cocaine Found In Banana Crates At Aldi Stores

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Supermarkets in Berlin had an unusual special offer this week. Aldi workers were left rather surprised when they found huge shipments of cocaine hi...

We Won Legal Battle But Nigella 'Won Hearts Of Public'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The former personal assistants to Nigella Lawson have said despite winning their legal battle the TV chef won the hearts of the British public. In ...

Blog Del Narco (Part I)

Kay Smythe | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

When I asked for Blog Del Narco for Christmas this year, I highly doubt my parents were expecting quite the shock they got Christmas morning. One cannot simply flick through the accounts written by the Mexican journalist and computer scientist who dared to report what others were getting 'disemboweled and hung off a bridge' for.

'I've Eaten A Lot Of Chocolate And Had A Very Good Xmas'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson has spoken out about how "mortifying" it was to appear in court and have details of her acrimonious split from millionaire art dealer C...

Jessica Elgot

Cold Turkey

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

“I liked that she could party, that was one of the things that attracted me to her,” Laurie Sanders said of wife Susy. “I didn’t realise w...

So Bad And Yet So Beautiful: Artist's Extreme Close Ups Of Recreational Drugs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Whether they come to us over the counter or under it, modern life is positively bristling with pills, powders and liquids. In a society where our ...

Police To Probe Nigella's Coke Confession

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police are set to review Nigella Lawson's admission that she took cocaine, revealed during the fraud trial of her two former assistants. Lawson sai...

10 Things Society Must Realise in Order to End the Drug War

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

As a society we need a serious paradigm shift regarding how much we allow the government to interfere with our free choices as citizens. The vast majority of people using illegal drugs in the UK are not addicts, but are perfectly functional members of society who enjoy drugs recreationally...

Nigella Had 'White Powder And Mustard In Her Handbag'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson likes to carry a tube of English mustard in her handbag, her former personal assistant has revealed as she continued claims the celebri...

Royal Navy Veteran Dies From Drink Used By Drug Smugglers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Royal Navy veteran has died after drinking a pear drink which police believe drug smugglers may have used to bring cocaine into the country from the...

PA Says She Found White Powder In Nigella's Toilet

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

One of Nigella Lawson's and Charles Saatchi's personal assistants has told a court she found evidence the TV chef was abusing cocaine. Elisabetta ...

The Rich Use Cocaine for Different Reasons Compared to the Poor

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

What has not been investigated until now, was how wealth impacted on personality in taking drugs. Being surrounded by poverty and the availability of drugs also appears to be strongly predictive of taking up heroin and cocaine habits.

Celebrities Take Drugs? Never...

Katie Winrow | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Katie Winrow

I'm bored of hearing about invented scandal that no-one actually gives a shit about. Yes, there are issues with addiction and real dangers in taking both legal and illegal substances but the debate that is provoked by celebrity scandal is neither realistic nor rational.

How to Love Yourself (and Grow Half a Brain)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

How to love yourself (and grow half a brain) The recent furore regarding Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson is a perfect example of what is wrong with...

Nigella Denies Stashing Cocaine In Wedding Ring Box

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson has hit back at accusations she was a regular cocaine user, telling a court: "I promise you, regular cocaine users do not look like thi...

Look How The Press Reacted To Nigella's Coke Admission

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The defiant stare, one iconic image, one glorious quotation. These are the kind of newspaper front pages usually reserved for moment a new prime minis...

Nigella Lawson Admits Taking Cocaine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson has told Isleworth Crown Court that she has taken cocaine twice in her life but added that the claim she was a "drug addict or habitual...

Nigella: Saatchi 'Threatened To Destroy Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Nigella Lawson has claimed Charles Saatchi threatened to "destroy" her and she endured a "summer of bullying and abuse", the TV chef told a jury heari...

Nigella Lawson and Her Little White Lines

Daniel Warner | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

I'll be watching and listening intently to the animosity the case against those Grillo girls has generated between Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson, but in the meantime I'll be making the recipe for the 'Holiday Hotcake' that she tweeted yesterday (along with the #TeamNigella').