9 Jan 2022
In France, it's estimated that more than 30 percent of people drink excessively. That means more than two glasses of wine per day and more than five days a week. These figures have gone up during the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the government's approach to alcohol has been not as forceful as with other types of addiction such as smoking. Indeed, some specialists say that's down to the power of lobbies within the industry. We take a closer look in this edition of France in Focus.
17 Apr 2020
Kanye West has said he has battled alcoholism after some of his records weren't nominated for music awards, and revealed he used to drink Grey Goose vodka and orange juice in the mornings.