Woods: “I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved”
30 May 2017 | 7:02 am
Tiger Woods releases a statement saying alcohol was not involved in his early morning arrest for driving under the influence.
20 Aug 2020
South Africa lifted the ban on cigarette and alcohol sales almost five months after it had come into effect when the country went into a strict nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.
6 Sep 2020
Munich will partially ban alcohol if coronavirus cases reach a certain threshold. The rule comes amid an uptick in infections in the city, often dubbed Germany's beer capital.
Nigeria to ban sale of alcohol in sachet and small bottles, JSS 3, 2 to resume Sept 21 in Lagos and more
13 Sep 2020
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16 Nov 2020
A state in Nigeria is destroying alcohol beverages while benefiting from proceeds from its sale. Kano, a state in northern Nigerian benefits from proceeds from the sale of alcohol through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), but destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million days ago.
19 Jan 2021
South African liquor producers are being heavily affected by another alcohol ban accompanying lockdown restrictions. As small to medium size enterprises, some craft breweries diversify their activities, like making hand sanitiser, to stay afloat.
24 Jan 2021
A court in Bavaria has ruled that the state government overstepped its bounds by outlawing the consumption of alcohol in all public places as part of efforts to contain COVID-19. It rejected several other appeals.
11 Feb 2021
Wine farms in South Africa's Western Cape are struggling to survive after successive coronavirus-related alcohol bans have bruised the industry. The sector has now lost more than eight billion rand ($530 million / 440 million euros) in direct sales, threatening the livelihoods of 27,000 people and the country is awash with more than 300 million litres (79 million gallons) of surplus wine at a time when workers are already in the fields to pick the current harvest.
24 Feb 2021
The vehicle driven by Tiger Woods lies on its side in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, after a roll-over accident. The golfer was transported to a hospital following the accident.
2 Apr 2021
The French restaurant industry has suffered another blow, after the prime minister banned the consumption of alcohol in public during the April lockdown. Many eateries have been selling takeaway drinks, but authorities say it's leading to large gatherings that could further spread the coronavirus. Also in the show: the World Trade Organization urges vaccine manufacturers to do more to help developing countries.
30 Apr 2021
As Turkey begins a strict three-week lockdown, many people are particularly angry about a nationwide ban on alcohol sales. Dissidents say the measure has nothing to do with the pandemic and fear a long-term prohibition.
2 Jul 2021
Afghan security forces set fire to a pile of seized narcotics and alcohol during the National Mobilization Week against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in the Deh Sabz district on the outskirts of Kabul.
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