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In the UK binge Drinking is back in the news as plans for a 45p minimum price on booze could be ditched. Ministers are looking at alternatives such as higher duty on the strong beers and lagers most closely linked to binge drinking. It comes just weeks after the Home Office unveiled controversial plans for a 45p per unit minimum price on alcohol. Half the Cabinet — including Education Secretary Michael Gove, Home Secretary Theresa May and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles — feel the move would clobber millions of responsible drinkers. Benefit rises could be capped for SIX years. Senior Tory sources have indicated they will go into the next election pledging to maintain the policy Chancellor George Osborne announced last month. The Sun provided images of grossly obese ladies in the buff for the sake of art. Italian photographer Yossi Loloi, 36, captured them for his FullBeauty project, aimed at turning the notion of beauty and form, fashion and attraction on its head. Each woman weighs at least 30st and hides nothing from the intrusive glare of the lens. Yossi’s fascination with women of size led him to New York’s underground “fat acceptance” scene in 2006 where he began taking these provocative images of women.

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