Mass alcohol poisoning has killed at least 58 people in Russia and hospitalised dozens.
Milk and honey are not the only things that flow from the olive tree-peppered hills of Ramallah. There is also beer.
4,000 litres – how much is pumped an hour Four million euros – how much it cost Three kilometres – the total length Belgium’s new beer pipeline opens It is one pipe dream that has very much become
An alcohol ban has come into force in Lille and other major French cities in a bid to curb the violence which has so far marred Euro 2016.
The French government has called on cities hosting Euro 2016 matches to ban the sale of alcohol near venues and fan zones.
The popular Spanish tourist island of Mallorca has brought in a night time booze ban. The sale of alcohol in shops, vending machines and from street
Any level of alcohol is not safe, says the guidelines, and recommended levels have been drastically cut
A happier image of Paris: the traditional November arrival of the latest vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau. The third Thursday of the month just after
Two British police officers have begun patrolling the streets of Magaluf to help the Guardia Civil deal with troublesome UK holidaymakers. The
Police in India say more than 80 people have died after drinking toxic alcohol in Mumbai. It affected residents of a shanty town in the Malad area of
For those of us who drink alcohol there is one question which often plays on our mind. How much do I actually drink in relation to other people? Our
A Russian man has destroyed a statue of Lenin while attempting to take a ‘selfie’. According to law enforcement in the Kemerovo, or south-central
“A neutron walked into a bar and asked, “How much for a drink?” The bartender replied, “For you, no charge.” If you get that joke, there’s a chance
The abusive consumption of alcohol is getting worse among young people, notably women, in many developed countries. This warning comes in the latest
It was Frank Sinatra who said, “alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.” It seems that many have taken that motto to
Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation that would ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and bring jail terms of up to two years for
The new owners of Al Capone's house in Miami Beach are restoring the property as they hope to rent it out for commercial, photo and movie productions and cash in on the U.S. gangster's mystique.
A drunk driver who tried to escape after his car crashed twice into moving vehicles was caught by police in Shanghai recently. He had a blood-alcohol
The Russian president has ordered a freeze on vodka prices amid an escalating economic crisis. During a meeting Putin told government officials that
Dutch brewer Heineken has politely declined a takeover offer from SABMiller according to media reports. The Heineken family, majority shareholders
With Scotland’s historic independence referendum just weeks away, the business implications are increasingly in focus. Whisky is a major Scottish
Barcelona residents took to the streets this week in an impromptu protest against drunken and rowdy tourists who cause a disturbance at all hours of
World wine production rose sharply last year, even as global consumption stagnated. South Africa, Chile, New Zealand and Spain increased their
Police in Peru have arrested around 60 tourists for taking part in what they described as a wild party. They seized drugs including marijuana and
Prosecco has beaten Champagne in terms of the number of bottles sold worldwide for the first time. The Italian sparkling wine is often seen as a
The family of Irish teenager Jonny Byrne has blamed the online drinking game NekNomination for his death. Byrne, 19, died at the weekend after
A quarter of all Russian men die before they reach their mid-fifties and their passion for alcohol – particularly vodka – is largely to blame