UK Alcohol

'Hangover-Free' Alcohol Could Be On The Horizon

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Undoubtably, the worst part of an alcohol-filled night out is the nausea and headaches that follow the next day. But all that could be set to change a...

These Scientists Want To Pay You To Drink Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you enjoy sipping on a glass of red after a long day at work, we’ve got some brilliant news for you. Researchers from Northumbria University are ...

Student Gets Blindingly Drunk, Submits Disastrous Essay To Lecturer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

McKenna Clark left her criminal justice assignment to the last minute and - after a drunken night out - realised she desperately needed to submit some...

Bye Bye Boozy Britain As No Alcohol Bars Show Drinking May Finally Be Going Out of Fashion

Lauren Booth | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK
Lauren Booth

In Britain we have reached the stage in our relationship with booze best summed up as can't live with it and unable to live without it. As Theresa Ma...

The Growing Number Of Older People Being Treated For Alcohol Dependence Is All Over Us Like A Rash

Dr Tony Rao | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Tony Rao

Over the next 4 years, the number of areas around England with higher rates of treatment of older people with alcohol dependence literally spread across England like a rash. The following year, it spread to East Riding in Yorkshire and to Dorset.

Do You Have A Love Affair With The Bottle?

Reneé Davis | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Reneé Davis

After rock bottom, I didn't have a single drink for three months, after that I learnt control. I taught myself how to enjoy a drink or two, and not feel the need to get obliterated. It was a complete revelation, before then I would only ever drink to get drunk.

Drinking Beer Makes Us More Sociable And Less Shy About Sex, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have confirmed what most of us have known since our very first night out: alcohol makes people more sociable and less embarrassed about sex...

High Workloads Are Harming Teachers' Mental Health

Chris Keates | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Keates

The devastating impact of the last six years of economic austerity, with its savage attacks on public services and on workers' rights is evident in the motions submitted for debate at this year's TUC Congress.

It's About (Drinking) Time

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Stopping drinking has nothing to do with being perfect, or looking perfect, or having people like you. Stopping drinking permanently, does one thing, and one thing only. It gives you time. The time you used to spend drunk? You get that back.

Weekly Exercise 'Offsets Health Dangers Linked To Booze'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who drink alcohol could offset some of the health risks associated with it by exercising for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours per week, a stud...

Young Brits Are Blacking Out Drunk, Should We Be Worried?

Lewis Oakley | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Oakley

So is drinking too much alcohol simply a rite of passage for our young people? Think about it, when a child learns to walk how many times do they fall over before they figure out how to use their legs? Whether it be right or wrong alcohol is a part of life in the UK and people sometimes have to get their tolerance wrong before they get it right.

Mum Gives Daughter Hilarious 18th Birthday Cake To Remind Her Of The Perils Of Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager got a warning about binge drinking on her birthday when her mum bought her a cake she’d never forget. Abbi Price, 18, received a cake top...

This Brain Defect Could Be Why Alcoholics Are Less Able To Control Impulses

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who struggle with alcohol addiction lack an important enzyme which makes it harder for them to control impulses, new research suggests. Resear...

Moderate Drinking Has 'No Greater Health Risk' Than Driving, New Guidelines To State

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Moderate drinking poses no greater health risk than driving a car, new government guidelines around alcohol consumption will state. The recommendation...

Drinking Alcohol As A Child Didn't Do Me Any Harm

Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

One of my happiest childhood memories is sitting in the garden after a family BBQ, watching the dying coals glow under the stars next to my mum and step-dad, with a Malibu and coke in hand.

10 Tweets That Prove The World Is Completely Obsessed With Aperol Spritz

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Aperol Spritz is the Marmite of the alcohol world - you either love it or you absolutely bloody hate it. In case you’ve been living under a rock, A...

12 Signs You've Reached Peak Prosecco

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With sales of the sparkling wine growing 80% in the last five years, HM Revenue and Customs has estimated that 31.6 million gallons of Prosecco and ca...

11 Texts That Prove You Should Never Let Yourself Drunk Text

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Alcohol makes us all believe we are God’s gift to words - capable of crafting texts that make people fall in love with us, be our best friend and wa...

Ellie's Story: An Avoidable Death. Why We Need To Treat Addiction And Mental Illness Together

Joy Hibbins | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joy Hibbins

This is Ellie's story which I hope highlights the need for changes in the way we help people who are using alcohol or other drugs and who also have significant mental health issues.

Rise Of Drunkorexia: Worrying Number Of Young People Swapping Meals For Booze

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More men and women are skipping meals in favour of binge-drinking and it could be taking a huge toll on their health, according to a new report. Benen...

Alcoholism Could Be In Your Genes, Not Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Tech

New evidence furthers the claim that alcoholism is determined by your genes, and increases the likelihood that in the future we will be able to identi...

7 Signs It's Beer O'Clock (As If You Needed A Sign)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In honour of International Beer Day on 5 August, we’re celebrating all the times only a pint will do. Whether you’re a lover of lager or more of ...

We'll All Be Losers If We Don't Solve Inequality

Lord Victor Adebowale | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK
Lord Victor Adebowale

Equality is better for everyone- it means we live in a healthier, safer and more dynamic society. But social justice will only become a reality if we are all willing to embrace change, and start listening to those who could benefit most from our new Prime Minister's vision.

Club Rep's Regrettable 'Sideboob' Tattoo Is One Hell Of A Drunken Mistake

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Getting a tattoo when you’re on a boozy holiday abroad is never a good idea, but time and time again drunken Brits manage to forget that fact. Surp...

Guy's Helpful Note To Drunk Self Gets Hilarious Response

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A guy has shared the thoughtful note he wrote to himself before a night out - which received the sassiest response. In preparation for a night on the ...