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# Poisoning

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Russian spy case details may be made public
Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.
Police think poisoned cat meat killed Chinese tycoon
Another reason why you probably shouldn’t eat cats…
Toxic homemade alcohol kills 102 in India
Four people have been arrested after bootleg liquor was blamed for the deaths and illness in Sangrampur, near Calcutta.
'Poisoned' Coca-Cola product linked to death of 11-year-old boy in China
The Pulpy Milky drink – which contained pesticides – was deliberately tampered with, Chinese police have said.
Almost 640 drug-related deaths in Ireland, latest figures show
Heroin-related deaths increased by 20 per cent in 2009, according to the Health Research Board National Drug-Related Deaths Index, but alcohol is still a major factor in deaths of drug users.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot
Police in Indonesia are calling the plot to poison police food with cyanide a “new model of terror attack”.
Carbon monoxide poisoning threat
Gas cookers recalled.
Possible gas appliance link to Derry deaths
Investigation into teen deaths reveals further details.