Alcohol

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Is Cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one Cannabis user to find out.

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one cannabis user to find out

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol?

Young people find it easier to buy cannabis than alcohol, according to a report by drugs policy think tank Volte Face. The Children’s Report found that 44 per cent of young cannabis users said it was "very easy" to buy, as opposed to 22 per cent who said the same about alcohol.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Julian Monaghan was arrested at Gatwick Airport on January 18 on suspicion of reporting for duty as a pilot when his level of alcohol was over the limit

Drunk on duty pilot likely to get custodial sentence

Drunk on duty pilot likely to get custodial sentence

Julian Monaghan, 49, was arrested at Gatwick Airport on January 18 on suspicion of reporting for duty as a pilot when his level of alcohol was over the prescribed limit

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A ban on travellers drinking their own alcohol on flights may be introduced

Airline passengers could be forced to keep alcohol in sealed bags

Airline passengers could be forced to keep alcohol in sealed bags

New measure in proposed crackdown on drunken passengers’ disruption

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

​Research finds that Scotland’s poorest people are disproportionately affected by the availability of alcohol in their neighbourhood

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Experts call for "radical" policy changes to tackle health inequalities and alcohol-related harm

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Woman admits making 32 nuisance 999 and 111 phone calls

Woman admits making 32 nuisance 999 and 111 phone calls

Woman admits making 32 nuisance 999 and 111 phone calls

It is claimed the woman was often drunk during the calls

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Drunk police superintendent attacked taxi driver over 'fear of kidnap'

Drunk police superintendent attacked taxi driver over 'fear of kidnap'

Drunk police superintendent attacked taxi driver over 'fear of kidnap'

Robert James Kirman admitted to criminal damage, assault and a public order offence

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Police have now detained the suspect who is to be questioned

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend through Snapchat

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend through Snapchat

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend

The police were contacted however when they found Charlotte Guy had already killed herself

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Castle Rock has been accused of sexism

Castle Rock brewery removes 'sexist' branding from Elsie Mo beer

Castle Rock brewery removes 'sexist' branding from Elsie Mo beer

The company are using an image of the same woman but with different clothes in a different setting

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Initiations, tattoos and a ban on women - Who are the Proud Boys?

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys is apparently 'a men’s club that meets about once a month to drink beer' and much more

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

MP Michael Fabricant on harassment allegations: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me in a taxi'

Michael Fabricant on harassment: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me in a taxi'

Michael Fabricant: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me'

Michael Fabricant says he has no recollection of an alleged incident in a taxi

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - The shocking allegations made against MPs

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - The shocking allegations made against MPs

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - Shocking allegations made against MPs

A spreadsheet allegedly created by Conservative aides and staffers includes poor behaviour and sexual harassment against 36 MPs

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Sateki Siale has been jailed for 24 years with a no parole period of 17 years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

Police called out to 'dying raccoon' which was actually just drunk

A man had seen a raccoon and thought it was dying, but it had actually just been eating fermenting grapes

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge Penny Moreland says the men in the gang targeted teenagers and young women who were 'young, impressionable, naive and vulnerable'

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Paris nightclub criticised for offering free shots to women who show breasts

Paris nightclub criticised for offering free shots to women who show breasts

Paris nightclub criticised for offering free shots to women who show breasts

Management of the nightclub say they were unaware of the sign but will remove it

Alcohol problems: 'I want help from the doctor but he won't see me if I'm over the limit'

Alcohol problems: 'I want help from the doctor but he won't see me if I'm over the limit'

'I want help with alcohol from the doctor but he don't see me over the limit'

A caller spoke to Paul Ross about his problems with alcohol in a moving interview

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

Former pilot Terry Tozer says authorities, airlines and airports are passing the parcel on the issue

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Woods claims he suffered an adverse reaction to prescription medications

Tiger Woods blames medication for drink-driving arrest and insists alcohol wasn't involved

Tiger Woods blames medication for drink-driving arrest

Woods was arrested near his home on Monday - but says he wasn't drunk

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Foreign secretary says he wants to boost whisky business between UK and India - but worshippers are outraged

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Hospital worker smelt of alcohol and couldn't focus, whilst patient lay bleeding on operating table

Hospital worker 'smelt of alcohol and couldn't focus whilst patient lay bleeding on operating table'

Hospital worker 'smelt of booze and couldn't focus whilst patient lay bleeding'

A senior operating department practitioner has been accused of working in cardiovascular theatres whilst under the influence of alcohol on two occasions

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Three men steal alligator from nature centre after being kicked out of bar

Three men steal alligator from nature centre after being kicked out of bar

Three men steal alligator from nature centre after being kicked out of bar

Three men used a concrete block to break into a nature centre in Arkansas and went on to destroy aquariums, educational displays and other objects

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Teacher who helped police grade indecent images is jailed for molesting six-year-old

Teacher who helped police tackle indecent images jailed for molesting six-year-old

Teacher who helped police tackle indecent images jailed for abusing six-year-old

The man was caught when another child in the room secretly filmed his actions which took place repeatedly over a period of 90 minutes

Police arrest two on suspicion of supplying pellet gun used in Orly airport attack

Police arrest two on suspicion of supplying pellet gun used in Orly airport attack

Police arrest two on suspicion of supplying pellet gun used in Orly attack

French police have arrested two people on suspicion of supplying a pellet gun, after going through communications on the Orly airport attacker's phone

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Carlos Roberto Licona was the designated First Officer on a United Airlines flight, however when staff smelt his breath they removed him from the plane

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother as a child

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother as a child

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother

MPs and peers have launched a manifesto in support of children with alcoholic parents, calling on the government to help the situation, which they call a 'secret scandal'

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

At least 25 people die after drinking bath oil in Siberia

At least 25 people die after drinking bath oil in Siberia

At least 25 people die after drinking bath oil in Siberia

At least 25 people have died in Siberia after drinking bath oil which they used as a replacement for alcohol, according to Russian investigators

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Alcoholic man in the Netherlands is allowed to be euthanised

Dutch alcoholic wins fight to be euthanised

Dutch alcoholic wins fight to be euthanised

Mark Langedijk told his family "this is no life," as he battled with alcohol for eight years and so was allowed to be euthanised

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Man found guilty of killing his drinking companion and cutting off his penis

Man found guilty of killing his drinking companion and cutting off his penis

Man found guilty of killing his drinking companion and cutting off his penis

A man has been found guilty of killing another who he was drinking with, after they got into a fight, once the victim had died, he took a knife to him

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

'Alcoholic zombie' manager stole more than £15,000 from a care home

'Alcoholic zombie' manager stole more than £15,000 from a care home

'Alcoholic zombie' manager stole more than £15,000 from a care home

The deputy manager of the care home used six vulnerable men's bank cards to withdraw cash for herself, she claimed it was to fuel her alcoholism

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

'Hangover free' Alcosynth is being tested for use

'Hangover-free' alcohol could be hitting our boozers soon

'Hangover-free' alcohol could be hitting our boozers soon

Alcoynth is believed to avoid the toxin that causes hangover, as well as reducing the risks of heavy drinking

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Fags, booze and burgers cost NHS £11 billion

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Public Health England is warning that the NHS will become unaffordable unless illnesses related to poor diet, smoking and drinking are tackled

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Jon Holmes invited his daughters on air to discuss children drinking alcohol

Jon Holmes tackles baby booze by asking his own kids about their drinking habits

Jon Holmes tackles baby booze by asking his own kids about their drinking habits

This week a survey showed half of UK parents allow their children to drink alcohol at home. So Jon asked his own children whether he'd plied them with booze

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

A trade body has insisted it's important to "keep the problem in perspective" after figures showing more than 440 people have been held on suspicion of being drunk in an airport or on an aeroplane in the last two years prompted a government review on the way alcohol is served at airports.

Plea for "perspective" as government looks to crack down on airport boozing

Plea for "perspective" as government looks to crack down on airport boozing

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers has said that, despite more than 440 cautions, "more evidence is needed" before the government changes the rules on alcohol sales at airports…