Charging drunk patients for treatment at hospitals’ A&E departments could prevent the service from being abused, according to one health minister.
The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has questioned the effectiveness of several measures proposed by a group of UK MPs to tackle alcohol misuse.
Promising journalists, bloggers and columnists are being called upon to enter the third annual Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year Award.
CAMRA is urging the UK Government to close a legal loophole allowing pubs to be converted into supermarkets without planning permission, as the rate of closures rises to 31 per week.
Savvy Londoners are turning former public toilets into trendy drinking dens, from cosy cafés to Art Deco-inspired speakeasies, to great effect.
A limited edition gin made from a variety of rhubarb first grown in Queen Victoria’s garden is to launch exclusively at London’s Fortnum & Mason.
Drinkaware has launched a smartphone app designed to help people monitor their alcohol consumption and set goals to cut back if necessary.
A UK craft beer has been created to raise funds to restore Eastbourne pier which was recently burnt down.
The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.
A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.
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