UK Alcohol

Genius Invention Allows You To Turn Your Wine Bottle Into One Big Glass

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Taking a bottle of wine to a house party is a bit of a nightmare. You pour yourself a glass, hide the rest of your bottle under the sink, but low and ...

We Consume More Calories From Alcohol Than Fizzy Drinks, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People in the UK are consuming more calories from alcohol than they are through fizzy drinks, according to new data. A report by Euromonitor Internat...

There's A Free Wine Fountain In Italy That's Open 24 Hours A Day

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Grab your passport because a town in Italy is welcoming visitors with a drinking fountain that dispenses wine. Travellers in the town of Abruzzo in ce...

Change A Mind: Addiction And Society

Luke Chandley | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Chandley

Drug addiction hurts me because it's so utterly heartbreaking to see someone destroy themselves. It's that simple. Or no, actually, it's not that simple. Drug addiction hurts me because it's so utterly heartbreaking to see someone with a disease so misunderstood destroy themselves. There's a big difference.

6 Boozy Advent Calendars That'll Make Christmas Extra Merry

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Advent calendars have had an adult upgrade, which is guaranteed to make Christmas extra merry. Alcohol-filled advent calendars are back in stores and...

The Rise And Rise Of Irish Whiskey

Matt Chambers | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

Whiskey in Ireland is experiencing an unprecedented boom. On the back of a general increased global demand for whisky as a spirit, the Irish side of the industry is witnessing something of a re-birth. But can this growth be sustained or will the market reach a saturation point somewhere in the future?

London Is Home To Nine Of The World's Best Cocktail Bars

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world’s best cocktails bars have been announced and you won’t have to buy a plane ticket to visit some of them. In the list of the 50 best ba...

This Fake Instagram Account Tricked Thousands To Make A Subtle But Important Point

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Louise Delage, an 25-year-old French model who quickly became an Instagram sensation after posting snaps of her lavish lifestyle. Delage joined I...

'Skinny Prosecco' With Half The Sugar Could Be Coming To A Supermarket Near You

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Prosecco lovers rejoice because a healthier version of your favourite beverage could be about to hit supermarket shelves. Skinny Prosecco, which conta...

Martini Man Or Craft Beer Connoisseur? Premium Drinking Can Still Be Problem Drinking

Mark Holmes | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Holmes

What many are finding is that as their after-work IPA becomes a nightly old fashioned (or two) as well, the proliferation of premium alcohol may be leading them unwittingly into problem drinking.

When Drinking Isn't The Answer

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

But in my current situation, there was never a moment of willpower, because it was crystal clear to me that alcohol had absolutely no place in my life. Even though, let's face it, I didn't even have a life, to speak of, during these years.

The New Gin-Filled Advent Calendar Is Guaranteed To Make Your Christmas Merry

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gin fans, prepare for a month filled with your favourite tipple because the gin advent calendar is back. This year the creators of last year’s oh-so...

'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...