Units

‘Standard’ drink size varies wildly worldwide

The definition of the size of a ‘standard drink’ varies wildly across the world, according to new research, giving drinkers a confusing picture of how to drink safely.

Drinkaware calls for unit clarity

UK charity Drinkaware has called for new measures to make unit guidelines clearer as it claimed that the majority of adults still aren’t clear about “how to drink in a low risk way.”

Calorie labels for beer, wine and spirits considered by UK Government

Bottles of wine, beer and spirits could soon display the amount of calories they contain under new Government plans to discourage people from binge drinking.

British adults underestimate units in wine

UK drinkers don’t know how strong their drinks are and underestimate the alcohol content of wine.

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