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Sunday 2 August 2015


Alcohol helps with chronic pain, says study

Regularly drinking a small amount of alcohol helps to lessen the debilitating effect of chronic pain, new research has found.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Striking ferry workers loot bar

Striking French ferry workers have ransacked the bars on the two ships they are occupying while they protest against job cuts.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Study finds drinkers either ‘Mary Poppins’ or ‘Hemingway’

A new study in the US has categorised people’s drunken personalities as either: “Mary Poppins”, “Hemingway”, “Nutty Professor” or “Mr Hyde”.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Wales sets out alcohol price plan

The Welsh government has published a plan to introduce a minimum unit price of 50p on alcohol in Wales.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Raising a glass to the metrosexual urbanite

Big alcohol has looked in the mirror and decided it was time for a makeover, writes Spiros Malandrakis senior alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Gin distillery wins shed of the year 2015

A wooden shack housing a gin distillery, farm shop and Wild West saloon bar has been named shed of the year in Channel 4’s annual competition.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s first breathable cocktail bar opens

Food and drink alchemists Bompas & Parr have launched the world’s first breathable cocktail bar in London’s Borough Market.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Drunk man mistakes Tabasco for liquor

A drunk man stole a bicycle, threw it through the window of a restaurant and then chugged a bottle of Tabasco believing it to be a bottle of liquor.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

MTV rapped over Geordie Shore alcohol ads

MTV has been reprimanded for screening 22 alcohol adverts during episodes of reality TV show Geordie Shore, despite all of them airing after the 9pm watershed.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Wearable technology and the data driven night out

Ed Southerden, senior planner at creative communications agency Bray Leino, examines what the Apple Watch might mean for the drinks market.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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