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Thursday, 25 September 2014

London is the official cocaine capital

London is the official cocaine capital of Europe Article Pictures Graphic: Europe’s drug hotspots Daniel Craig in the film Layer Cake about a West London drugs dealer Hannah Devlin and Richard Ford Last updated at 12:01AM, May 28 2014 “If you wanna hang out,” sang Eric Clapton, “you’ve got to take her out: cocaine.” London appears to have taken the advice to heart, registering the highest levels of cocaine use of any European city, according to an international report published today. From the banker Paul Flowers to Nigella Lawson, barely a month goes by without the cleanliness of some British public figure’s nostrils coming under suspicion — and the new study suggests that they are merely flakes in a snowstorm. The analysis of traces of illicit substances in the sewage system provides a snapshot of changing drug habits across the