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Why electric cars win in the long run | Brief letters
Brief letters: Electric v petrol | Boarding school bites | Sewage shares | Miliband militancy | Damp spirits

04, Jun, 2023 @3:31 PM

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Brown, grimy… and historic: the battle to save Amsterdam’s old bars
Classic, smoke-stained Dutch drinking spots should be given protected status, say campaigners

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

04, Jun, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Ferrets down your trousers? That’s Life! | Brief letters
Brief letters: That’s Life! stunts | Brownie points | Feline sceptical | Stingy drink measurements

02, Jun, 2023 @4:04 PM

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Sipping on a record measure of brandy | Brief letters
Brief letters: Scrooge-like drinks | Honouring peace campaigners | Brexit Beano boom | Wartime comfort

31, May, 2023 @3:08 PM

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Taking a breath to cure a hangover | Brief letters
Brief letters: Oxygen to the rescue | Train strain | Hands off our plants | The joy of children

24, May, 2023 @3:35 PM

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Tories’ failure to tackle alcohol harm is causing public health crisis, say MPs
Problem drinking in England costs NHS £25bn a year, with deaths nearly doubling in two decades, Commons committee warns

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The truth about booze: how alcohol really affects your body, from first flush of happiness to hangover hell
Is red wine good for you? Is it healthier to drink a little than not at all? Is there such a thing as hangxiety? It’s time to sort fact from fiction

Joel Snape

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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What makes me happy now: not drinking
I’m not going to lie: being sober is not a hot-air balloon ride. It’s more like a hike in the mountains

Kate Christensen

23, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Ireland to introduce world-first alcohol health labelling policy
Labels will alert people to calories, risk of cancer and liver disease and dangers of drinking while pregnant

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

22, May, 2023 @10:35 AM

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I left my party lifestyle behind for a week in a nunnery – and began to see the light | Elizabeth McCafferty
Among the Benedictine nuns, without my phone, or alcohol, or mirrors, a truer path to contentment emerged, says freelance journalist Elizabeth McCafferty

Elizabeth McCafferty

17, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘I kept my alcoholism secret on Mission: Impossible set,’ Simon Pegg reveals
The actor, now recovered, tells BBC’s Desert Island Discs he became ‘very sneaky’ about his drinking in the early 2000s

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and media correspondent

14, May, 2023 @5:01 AM

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Perhaps it’s time to admit it: drinking at work is an ugly hangover from the past | Stefan Stern
Booze still runs deep in Britain’s workplace culture. At last bosses are being urged to think hard about its role, says the writer Stefan Stern

Stefan Stern

10, May, 2023 @3:53 PM

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