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Man threatens pub drinkers with power saw in Sale

A man burst into a pub revving a power saw and threatened terrified customers. Andrew Dicken, 37, ran amok in The Bulls Heads on Cross Street, Sale, Greater Manchester, at 00:45 on 9 February. Dicken earlier admitted affray at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on 11 March. Source link

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Tea drinkers stewing over splitting Yorkshire Tea bags

Image copyright PA Image caption Yorkshire Tea’s biodegradable bags have been splitting, brewers claim Yorkshire Tea’s new biodegradable bags have left customers in a stew, with some complaining the plant-based bags were ruining their cuppas. Tea lovers contacted the company, despairing that the biodegradable bags were splitting mid-brew. Football pundit Darren Fletcher tweeted to say the performance of the new bags was “shambolic”. Yorkshire Tea responded that some of teabags, which were introduced in October, had been “misbehaving”. Fletcher told his Twitter followers: “Shocking developments this morning in the Fletcher…

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Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine

KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable – turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany. Assoumpata Uwamariya works on a beetroot farm in Rubavu district, Western province, Rwanda October 3, 2018. Pictures taken October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana Unable to find a job after graduating from university, Uwamariya started growing beetroot for a living and then learned how to turn it into…

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How commonly do drinkers suffer blackouts?

Image copyright Getty Images It’s something many people have experienced at least once in their lives – a night of heavy drinking followed by a day of missing memories. A blackout. The amnesia caused by excessive alcohol consumption has become a topic of discussion in the wake of sexual assault allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. One of the accusers says Judge Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her at a party when he was drunk, 36 years ago. A second woman says he exposed himself to her…

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