Fatty foods may cause cocaine-like addiction

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Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and other delicious yet fattening foods may be addictive. A new study in rats suggests that high-fat, high-calorie foods affect the brain in much the same way as cocaine and heroin. When rats consume these foods in great enough quantities, […]

Navy seizes cocaine 'worth £240m'

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The Royal Navy says it has seized its biggest haul of cocaine, estimating its street value at £240m ($380m). The Portsmouth-based frigate HMS Iron Duke seized more than five-and-a-half tonnes of the drug from a 138ft fishing boat off the coast of Colombia. source