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Who knew that the ordinary pint glass was such a dangerous weapon?

Nearly 87,000 injuries are caused by glass attacks each year in England and Wales, according to the Home Office. Many more are hurt as a result of accidents.

“The worrying figures have prompted a redesign of the classic pint glass, with police, facial surgeons, pubs and brewers all voicing concern about the high number of glassings.”

We are all for safety measures here at the European Debate but our question is what are the underlying issues resulting in the simple pint glass being turned into a weapon? Will this change stop the problem or will drunken brawlers turn to another innocent tool to inflict mayhem? Time will tell….

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