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Liverpool Balls: Don’t worry Raheem Sterling drugs never did David Cameron any harm

by | 14th, April 2015

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The Daily Raheem Sterling delivers a bumper crop of news and views in the tabloids. Today Sterling coverage reaches peak tabloid as The Liverpool players is all over the Sun’s front and back pages.

On the front page we see a photo of Raheem holding an orange balloon to his lips. It’s party time, but there’s no jelly and ice-cream to go with this balloon. The Sun says Sterling is inhaling not exhaling. It says the balloon is apparently filled with dangerous legal high ‘hippy crack'”. Inside the Sun , over two pages, we learn that the image comes from a short video in which Sterling inhales twice before he seems to pass out”.

The Sun adds: “The footage is thought to have been filmed at his £1.5m home days before Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Newcastle”.

Apparenly. Seems. Thought. So much for the facts. What else do we know? Well, the Sun’s doctor Carol Cooper tells us that nitrous oxide, which is the more official name for ‘hippy crack’, can cause hallucinations and cause the user to lapse into a coma.

Another side-effect of the legal gas is that it can trigger fits of the “giggles”.

But don’t laugh because “there have been 17 deaths linked to nitrous oxide in the past decade”. Sky New s says this is true, although it has not been proven that the actual gas led directly to those deaths. For instance, one person named as a victim inhaled the drug and drowned. Another was

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