England's coastal town Hastings emerges as capital of smoking
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
LONDON, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Hastings, the southeast coastal town famed for the 1066 Battle of Hastings, emerged Wednesday as the smoking capital of England.
More than a quarter of people (25.7 percent) in Hastings smoke cigarettes, the highest percentage in England, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported Wednesday on No Smoking Day.
It's a stark comparison when put the figure together with a nationwide average of 15.5 percent.
Public Health England, which compiled today's figur ...