A liver transplant patient turned up to her operation appointment at a German hospital with a bottle of vodka in her bag, a court has heard.
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
An 11-year-old girl needed hospital treatment after binging on a "vast quantity" of vodka, police said.
Rebecca Tyrrel: Dan Aykroyd believes that aliens visit us because 'they don't dance like Mick Jagger'
Saturday 19 May 2012
Who knew that Dan Aykroyd, writer and star of Ghostbusters, has webbed toes? Who ya gonna call if you're born with two toes fused together by shared tissue? No one, that's who.
Thursday 26 April 2012
Has there ever been a more glorious title for a programme as Radio 5 Live's Drunk Again: Ann Widdecombe Investigates? Prior to listening, I had visions of Britain's newest national treasure three sheets to the wind, wobbling out of a Wetherspoon in mini-dress and heels at one in the morning, and trying to snog a policeman.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Tuesday morning is an ambitious time to invite anyone for cocktails. You run the risk that entirely the wrong sort of guest will turn up – the under-employed and overly thirsty. Not the sort with whom you necessarily want to spend your weekday mornings.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Like your drinks with twist of celebrity endorsement? If so, we hope you're thirsty, as there are more than ever to choose from. Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas has announced she is teaming up with charmingly named rapper, Pitbull, to launch a low-calorie vodka, Voli.
Sunday 04 March 2012
Tuesday 21 February 2012
A group of 11 men plied girls as young as 13 with drink and drugs so they could use them for sex, a court heard today.
Monday 20 February 2012
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Friday 10 February 2012
This week I've been drinking...Snowballs
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Outlook Johnson County in Kansas is one of the wealthiest suburbs in all of America. Everything always works, everyone always smiles and it is nearly always sunny, even if it is freezing cold. You'd like it.
Saturday 26 November 2011
Ringleaders jailed after police raid farm where 165,000 bottles of deadly drink were produced
The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart / The Golden Dragon, Traverse @ Ghillie Dhu / Traverse Theatre
Monday 22 August 2011
Monday 08 August 2011
My worst moment in Edinburgh was when I got paid £20 to leave the stage at The Comedy Zone in the Pleasance. It was 2005 and I wasn't really suited to the rough-and-tumble of the room at weekends, where it was considered more "edgy" to down a pint of Stella with a vodka shot in the top than it was to talk about a squirrel biting my hand. Which is what I was doing at 11pm on a Saturday night. Once it had been decided by a Scottish man that the only way to get this over with was to pay me to go, a £20 note snaked its way down from the back and into my soon-to-be-tear-soaked hands before I went and spent all of it on whisky.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Ukraine's Environment Minister promised yesterday to free all bears kept in restaurants for entertainment purposes and often forced to drink alcohol.
Friday 15 July 2011
An explosion has killed five people and left another battling for his life with extensive burns at an illegal factory that was manufacturing alcohol.
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Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
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Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
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- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45