The Government “buried” key evidence in the run-up to a major U-turn on minimum pricing for alcohol, it has emerged, amid accusations from doctors that pressure from the alcohol industry was “instrumental” in blocking the policy.
Scandal-hit Toronto Mayor to run for re-election despite crackgate
The number of areas blighted by drink-related violence and crime has risen by nearly 150 per cent since 2007.
I've never really understood why people give up alcohol for January. Of all the months to avoid hooch, why choose the grimmest, darkest, most spirit-sapping of all? It's the time of year when a glass is most welcome, particularly if it involves a warm pub and some friends.
Research found people who drank heavily had a lower mortality rate than those who did not drink any alcohol at all
Our Demos research looks at three defining areas
... even though third of 11-15-year olds have been getting hold of booze
An oil trader who was sacked by the commodities giant Glencore for being late or absent more than 60 times claimed on Monday that the company permitted staff to “do what you like as long as you make money”.
Chinese researchers discover how to stop that morning after feeling before it's even started
Arguably Ian Rankin’s pre-existing fame as a crime novelist of some note is what holds his first play, written in collaboration with Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson, back the most. For all Rankin’s experience as a writer, Dark Road is essentially still the work of a debut playwright dressed up and given prime billing amidst the Lyceum’s current season, and in places it can’t help but fold given the weight of expectation placed upon it.
Say what you like about the Tories but they do have a sense of humour. The highlight of this year's conference will be the "Our Maggie" souvenir shop, an emporium of Thatcher-themed tat endorsed by the party.
Alex White says the firm has 'invented Arthur’s Day' as a 'pseudo-national holiday'
Women are rising through the ranks at some of Britain's biggest breweries as well as opening new ones
Study finds that average televised match has 111 visual references to alcohol per hour
A motorist has confessed in a video posted online that he’s to blame for a wrong-way car crash after a night of heavy drinking. One man was killed in the crash and the driver says he’s willing to take “full responsibility”.
Charity Drinkaware calls for parents to speak to even young children about the risks of alcohol consumption