UK Binge Drinking

Does 'Neknominate' Represent The Very Worst Trends In Student Drinking Culture?

Megan Hughes | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

Safety aside, as student attitudes to drinking would have it, there is a more basic problem with the kind of drinking exhibited in Neknominate videos. All of those who take part are drinking simply for the sake of drinking, rather than because they want to enjoy a drink.

Paying the Price of Middle-Aged Drinking

David Thorp | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David Thorp

A commonly expressed solution to the problem of excessive drinking is to raise the price of alcohol. However, whilst we should acknowledge the continued efforts to address this issue, this somewhat misses the point.

Under the Influence - Parents and Binge Drinking

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK
Jamie Bartlett

In a free and liberal society, people will sometimes drink too much. The most obvious angle, rarely reported, is that some people also enjoy it.