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13 Oct
Adele has revealed she has been reining in her booze intake ahead of her music return.
12 Oct
The 26 people are believed to have died from drinking poisonous moonshine. Another 28 are suffering from alcohol poisoning, with some reportedly in a coma.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
30 Sep 2020
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13 Sep 2020
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1 Aug 2020
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26 Jul 2020
It almost sounds like another revolution in Sudan: The crime of apostasy scrapped, female genital mutilation banned, alcohol allowed. But what lies behind Khartoum's legal amendments, and who will actually benefit?

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