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Sunday 20 October 2019

Call for cancer alert on alcohol

All alcoholic drinks should be labelled with warnings about the links between over-consumption and cancers, a report by a Seanad committee has said.

There should also be a campaign on the role alcohol plays in the development of some cancers, the Seanad Public Consultation Committee said.

The committee, which has just launched its report on lifestyle and cancer, also called for a national physical activity plan for all age groups, plus more bicycle lanes and walking paths.

Holby actress marriage split

Holby City actress Tessa Peake-Jones has separated from her actor partner Douglas Hodge after 27 years.

The pair, who have a son and a daughter, parted by "amicable agreement", a spokesman said.

Hodge is soon to be seen in Sam Mendes's forthcoming musical adaptation of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, playing Willy Wonka. Peake-Jones is known to millions of viewers for her role as Raquel in Only Fools And Horses.

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