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Monday 25 May 2015

Alcohol

Beer secret to a long life, says 110-year-old

A 110-year-old man, thought to be the oldest living person in the US, says drinking a can of beer everyday is the secret to living a long life.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

HMRC seize 68,000 litres of illegal booze

Over 68,000 litres of alcohol and three lorries have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers in the UK in an overnight operation to crackdown on excise fraud and smuggling.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Study suggests you are ‘drunk’ when in love

The effects of the “love hormone” oxytocin bear striking similarities to those of alcohol, claims a recent study, suggesting that Beyonce really did know what she was talking about.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 8 Comments »

Toddler dies after being given alcohol

A two-year-old boy has died after drinking cups of baijiu, which has an alcohol content of between 40 to 60%, while at a meal with his father.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunk passenger causes panic on Malaysia Airlines flight

Malaysian Airlines plane had to turn back after drunken man caused disruption on-board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Muslims ordered to sell alcohol in China’s Xinjiang region

Shopkeepers and restaurant owners are faced with closure unless they comply with a new rule given by Chinese authorities regarding the sale of alcohol.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

New spirit targets girls’ night out

Brown-Forman has launched a direct appeal to younger female consumers with its new fruit-flavoured, vodka-based spirit brand called “lbd”.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Hangover prevention drink goes on sale

A drink that claims to be able to prevent hangovers by replacing essential vitamins that alcohol takes away has gone on sale in the UK for £3 a bottle.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

MEPs back calls for alcohol calorie labelling

Members of the European Parliament have backed calls for compulsory calorie labelling on alcoholic drinks following a vote yesterday.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Dehydrated drivers as bad as drunk drivers

Driving while dehydrated is just as bad as drink driving, a university study has concluded.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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