French factories producing anti-viral alcohol hand gel at 'full capacity'
Some French manufacturers of anti-viral alcohol hand gel are working twice as hard and hiring temporary workers in the face of the explosion in demand due to coronavirus fears.
Russian alcohol consumption plunges 40%: WHO
The decrease has been linked to a raft of alcohol control measures introduced by President Vladimir Putin and the promotion of healthier lifestyles. The trend is also attributed to an increase in Russian life expectancy.
Facebook and Instagram to restrict Alcohol and Tobacco content
A new Facebook policy will limit sales and content related to alcohol and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The new policy prohibits private sales, trades and gifting of alcohol or tobacco on Facebook and Instagram, a spokeswoman told CNN.
Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany
Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and religion is unwise.
US teenagers are backing away from sex, drugs and alcohol
US teenagers are backing away from sex, drugs and alcohol. The CDC has released new data showing the changes from 1991 to 2017. Figures show that 60.4% of American high schoolers tried alcohol in 2017. That's a fall from 81.6% in 1991.
Indonesian police says 82 people died from drinking bootleg liquor
At least 82 people died after drinking bootleg liquor that consists of methanol and 96 percent of pure alcohol, Indonesian police said.
Woods: "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved"
Tiger Woods releases a statement saying alcohol was not involved in his early morning arrest for driving under the influence.
NAFDAC, Interpol arrest fake alcohol distribution syndicate
NAFDAC, Interpol arrest fake alcohol distribution syndicate.
Actor Ben Affleck treated for alcohol addiction
Actor Ben Affleck says he has completed treatment for alcohol addiction.
Muslim Indonesia joins global craft beer revolution
Defying an escalating anti-alcohol movement and conservative bureaucrats in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia’s only craft brewer is tapping into demand for better quality booze among the country's small number of drinkers.