Alcohol

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Calls for drink-driver Queensland mayor to quit after meeting crash victims’ families
Redland mayor Karen Williams apologises after admitting she consumed ‘several glasses of wine’ before crash

Eden Gillespie

27, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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How do I know if I’ve been spiked? We ask an expert
Dawn Dines, founder of Stamp Out Spiking, on the warning signs – and why it’s on the agenda at last

Coco Khan

24, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Morrisons mistakenly lists £2.50 whisky
The retailer identified the pricing error on its website before any bottles were sold

Jamie Grierson

16, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Minimum alcohol price ‘causes poorest to cut back on food’ in Scotland
Some problem drinkers also reducing heating to afford rising alcohol costs, according to Public Health Scotland

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

07, Jun, 2022 @11:36 AM

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UK beer costs soar as average price of pint tops £8 in one London pub
Price hikes driven by combination of factors, including inflation and the war in Ukraine

Harry Taylor

04, Jun, 2022 @10:38 AM

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You booze you lose! The rise of sober-curious TV
TV’s most compelling heroines are currently kicking the habit. Thanks to shows like The Flight Attendant, alcohol-free television is where it’s at for fascinating, action-packed viewing

Rachael Sigee

02, Jun, 2022 @1:12 PM

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A hub for the village: how locals are buying up pubs at risk of closure
The rise of community pubs is slowing a long-term decline – and offering additional services like post offices and basic banking

Rebecca Smithers

29, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Queensland laws mandating last drinks at 3am helped halve early morning assaults, report finds
Policies passed after Cole Miller’s death from one-punch attack have also not adversely affected hospitality venues, review says

Ben Smee

25, May, 2022 @2:44 AM

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Universities told to crack down on spiking after ‘brazen’ attacks on students
Universities minister launches working group to spearhead plans for practical action to help keep students safe

Sally Weale Education correspondent

24, May, 2022 @1:02 PM

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Grace Dent: ‘I eat like a wild animal’
The restaurant critic on being a part-time vegan, giving up drinking, and the simple joy of a bag of chips on a blustery British beach

As told to Mina Holland

16, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Will Young: Losing My Twin Rupert review – an unflinching portrait of 20 years of sadness
This celebrity documentary is a rare beast: a compassionate and courageous examination of alcoholism – inspired by the death of the singer’s brother

Lucy Mangan

10, May, 2022 @10:10 PM

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The Dry review – this painfully funny dramedy is like an Irish Fleabag
This masterful Dublin-set show from Normal People’s production company follows a recovering alcoholic – and it’s as dark and nourishing as a pint of Guinness

Chitra Ramaswamy

05, May, 2022 @10:36 AM

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