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Courts get 'booze Asbo' powers


Drinkers who cause trouble could find themselves banned from pubs, clubs and even city centres under new regulations.

Magistrates can now impose "drinking banning orders" on persistent offenders in England and Wales.

Sarah Campbell reports.


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