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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Alcohol

Coffee reduces alcohol-related cancer risk

A study has found “strong evidence” to suggest that coffee can help reduce the risk of liver cancer in people who drink three or more alcoholic beverages a day.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

Chinese world’s third biggest drinkers

The Chinese are fast becoming the world’s biggest drinkers outpacing Brits, Americans and the Irish in terms of per capita consumption, new research has revealed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Lorry driver jailed for alcohol fraud

A lorry driver caught smuggling 63,342 litres of alcohol into the UK, stealing £90,000 from the UK taxpayer, has been jailed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Toddler mistakenly served sangria

A two-year-old was rushed to hospital after a restaurant accidentally served her sangria instead of cranberry juice.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Man jailed for using wine bottles to smuggle drugs

A man in the UK has been jailed for five years for trying to smuggle £8 million worth of liquid amphetamine into the country hidden in wine bottles.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Drink driving device could cut road deaths

The installation of alcohol interlock devices on all new vehicles could reduce alcohol-related deaths on US roads by 85%, new research claims.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo commits to calorie labelling

Diageo is to provide calorie labelling on all of its products – a first for any alcohol company.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade reacts to trio of UK duty cuts

The UK trade has welcomed a trio of duty cuts to beer, spirits and cider calling it a “momentous result” and dubbing the Chancellor George Osborne a “hat trick hero”.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol dependency among secret service high admits chief

The director of the US secret service has admitted there is a culture of alcohol dependency and the hiding of information within the agency which needs addressing.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Booze is key to a long life, says 99 year old

Drinking, smoking and hard work is the secret to living a long life, according to four elderly residents of a Chinese village where most live into their 90s.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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