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Friday 28 August 2015

Alcohol

One in five baby boomers drink to ‘unsafe’ levels

One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Stolen wolf belongs to Rolling Stone relation

A stuffed Arctic wolf stolen in a drunken prank last weekend belongs to a granddaughter of one of the Rolling Stones it has been reported.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top tips for in flight drinking

A mid-flight drink is for many a time-honoured tradition that signals the start of a holiday. We roundup our top tips for imbibing at altitude.

Monday, August 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol banned on UK train line

British Transport Police have temporarily banned the sale of alcohol on certain trains operating in the Tyne and Teesside area of northern England.

Monday, August 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Pear juice found to ward off hangovers

The pear has been touted as a hangover cure by scientists who claim the fruit not only helps to lower cholesterol but can prevent the adverse affects of alcohol.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Viagra found in Chinese alcohol

Police are investigating two distillers in Guangxi Province over allegations that they added Viagra to bottles of baijiu.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 2 Comments »

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 »

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