36th year  -  N° 23                 Saturday, 23 January 2021         Antwerpen		
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Tuesday 24th of August 2010

11 years ago He Lived on Cigarettes and Beer

Snooker player Alex Alexander Gordon Higgins aka Hurricane dies of a combination of malnutrition, pneumonia, tooth decay and a bronchial condition at the age of 61 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Higgins had cancerous growths removed from his mouth in 1994 and 1996. He lost his teeth after intensive radiotherapy used to treat his throat cancer and had been living on liquid food, often Guinnes, for the last years of his life.