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Tuesday 23 September 2014


Alcohol safety band praised by Microsoft

A bracelet that can detect levels of alcohol in someone’s system and “check in” to ensure the wearer is conscious has been praised by Microsoft.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Anti-drinking while pregnant ad slammed

An advert encouraging pregnant women to refrain from drinking while pregnant has been criticised as “offensive and wrong”.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 drinks myths

From beer bellies to beer goggles, db goes myth-busting with a look at the top tall tales associated with alcohol.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents overestimate underage drinking

Parents “significantly overestimate” the extent and frequency of underage drinking, according to a recent poll by AB InBev UK.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

The six types of bartender

Bartending is much like the French Foreign Legion: both challenging lifestyles, attracting a disparate and, let’s face it, occasionally shady, bunch of characters.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

India’s Kerala alcohol ban halted

Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Teenagers take alcohol cue from parents

Teens given alcohol by their parents are three times more likely to drink heavily by their late teens than those who are given none, a study has claimed.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Kerala alcohol ban approved by high court

Kerala’s high court has approved plans for a total prohibition on alcohol in the south Indian state forcing the immediate closure of 730 bars.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol-related crime drops 47% in 20 years

Crimes fuelled by alcohol in the UK have nearly halved in the past 15 years, research by the Portman Group has revealed.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre alcohol-related deaths

Ever heard about the drunken bear who massacred the owner of a Russian pub, or the King who went up in flames wrapped in a brandy-soaked linen?

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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