People as young as 24 are being diagnosed with alcoholic liver disease in Scotland.

Across Tayside, Fife and the Forth Valley more than 60 people under the age of 30 have been diagnosed with alcoholic liver disease since 2008.

The figures, obtained through a Freedom of Information request, show Scotland is still struggling to shake off its “sick man of Europe” tag.

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