Three quarters of all alcohol consumed in Wales is drunk by less than a quarter of the adult population who are hazardous or harmful drinkers and spend up to £2,882 per year on booze, research has revealed.
An “irresponsible” Aldi Christmas ad for alcohol featuring the animated Kevin the Carrot has been banned for appealing strongly to children.
A fairer system of calculating business rates needs to implemented before Fife’s bar and restaurant industry is crippled, a local MSP has been told.
The majority of Britons have bought alcohol while underage – but it is now far less common than it was for older generations, a survey has found.
Parental drinking is linked to more than one in three cases of the death or serious injury of a child through neglect or abuse in England, a new study shows.
Lower strength wine and beer could lead to increased alcohol consumption because supermarkets and producers are advertising them as an alternative to soft drinks, according to a study.
Britain is facing an alcohol crisis but the Government is not addressing the situation, a Tory MP has said.
A campaign has been launched to encourage City drinkers to feel confident asking for top-ups on short measure pints.
There are, of course, plenty of upsides to taking a cheeky week’s holiday in the sun when you are no longer tied to going away in school holidays. These are mainly (a) You do not have to pay the massive markup for flights and hotels during school holiday dates and (b) There are very few children around.
Explicit cigarette-style warnings of the link between drinking and health conditions such as bowel and breast cancer should appear on the labels of alcoholic drinks, a charity has suggested.