UK Alcohol

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 ...

Parents Debate When Teens Should Be Allowed To Drink

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Parents

Parents debated what age is best for their teenage children to start drinking alcohol after the issue was raised on ITV’s This Morning. The discuss...

This Is Why You Become A Social Butterfly When You're Drunk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why you become an almighty extrovert when you’ve had a couple of drinks? According to Youtube channel SciShow, it’s because the toxi...

There's Strong Evidence That Alcohol 'Causes Seven Types Of Cancer'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking alcohol can cause seven types of cancer, new research has found. A major review of previous health studies discovered “strong evidence that...

Pilots Arrested In Glasgow For Being 'Too Drunk' Before Flight

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a transatlantic passenger jet from Scotland...

Artificial Intelligence Wants Your Feedback On Its First Batch Of Beer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Tech

The world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence is here, and now the AI wants to know what you think of its efforts to help make it even ta...

Alcohol Ads 'Shown Once Every 72 Seconds' During Euros

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Football fans watching Euro 2016 matches on TV are being bombarded by adverts for alcohol, a charity has warned. According to research by Alcohol Conc...

To Baby Boomer Brexiters, The World Is Still a Foreign Land

Dr Tony Rao | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Tony Rao

Until then, we can celebrate by living in our glorious past. European law has done much to protect the rights of doctors and countless others. European research funding has significantly progressed health care. Many parts of Europe are occupied by our Ex-Pats. But for older Brexiters, the world remains a foreign land.

Frosé Is The Mouth-Watering Alcoholic Drink You Need To Try This Summer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Rosé wine has long been considered a go-to drink when the sunshine is out. But the beverage is now even more suitable for sipping during hot weather....

The Hashtag Football Hooligans of Euro 2016

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

I just wanted to impress my new French friends I like kick-offs. In football stadiums. Where they belong. It's the unofficial ones where people kick...

Louis Theroux Shares A Heartwarming Update On Joe From 'Drinking To Oblivion'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Louis Theroux has shared a touching selfie with one of the people who appeared in his documentary on alcohol addiction. Joe, was in a bad way the firs...

Ditch The Rosé, It's Time To Try Orange Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget red, white or rosé because there's a new wine in town - and it's an oh-so-summery colour. Experts have said orange wine is set to take the UK ...

Me, Myself and Anxiety

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Griffiths

In a world where we are now all connected by social media, with people appearing to be natural extroverts where they freely share their thoughts, views, experiences, and what they ate for breakfast, it's hard to admit to being a natural introvert.

This Honest Comic Proves We Need To Redefine Masculinity

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An artist has created a deeply personal comic strip about his battle with alcohol addiction and depression, and the struggles of internalising his fee...