Blackpool Council has revealed it will consider proposals to introduce an Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) on the sale of alcohol at the popular seaside resort.
London nightclub operator the Inception Group has taken over the site of the Bureau club in Soho’s Kingly Court.
Doctors and medical charities have warned that Britain's "alcohol problem" is so entrenched that it needs drastic action which would include an end to the sponsorship of sporting events and TV advertising of alcohol to protect teenagers and children.
The Scottish government is to lower the drink-driving limit in the country "as a priority". In plans unveiled over the weekend, Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said the limit would be reduced from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood.
The Scottish Parliament has overwhelmingly backed a 50p minimum price per unit of alcohol. The move means that a minimum price could come into force as early as April next year. As a result, whisky will cost at least £14 a bottle...
Peter Thomas, the chief executive of the BII, has appeared on Radio 4 to address the recent scandal involving Diageo and BrewDog at the BII Scotland Annual Awards. Diageo was forced to apologise to BrewDog following last weekend's event in Glasgow, after it emerged that Diageo staff had threatened...
Drinks giant Diageo has apologised to BrewDog and the BII in Scotland for its role in an incident which saw BrewDog denied an award for 'Bar Operator of the Year' at the 2012 BII Scotland Annual Awards. BrewDog took to its website today to issue a strongly-worded statement against Diageo...
A friendly atmosphere and quality food are the two key factors when it comes to customers choosing a pub, according to a new survey by the Mystery Dining Company (TMDC). The survey of 350 pubgoers found that the type of clientele a venue attracts was the third-most important consideration.
Just 8% of alcohol products not on special offer in supermarkets would be affected by a move to a minimum alcohol price of 40p per unit
The two-third pint, otherwise known as the schooner, has made few waves since it became a legal measure in October 2011. But almost six months on, and with declining per capita alcohol consumption and ever-rising beer duty, could all that be about to change?