Police have warned motorists "don't do it", as they launched a crackdown on drink-driving over the festive season.
A number of Glasgow nightclubs are to bring in specialist teams to help customers who may have had "one drink too many".
Around 135,000 people will die from cancer caused by alcohol over the next 20 years, costing the NHS £2 billion, figures show.
The Scottish Government has welcomed a "landmark ruling" by the country's highest civil court backing its plans to bring in minimum pricing for alcohol.
Alcohol continues to be sold at "pocket money" prices across the UK, with white cider on offer for pennies, according to a new report.
Pub-goers have named background music as the most likely spoiler of a quiet pint - alongside badly behaved children - in an annual guide.
HALF of parents with children under the age of 14 allow them to drink alcohol at home, new research has revealed.
PUBS are being forced to close because of expensive rents, high beer prices charged by large pub-owning companies and cheap booze in supermarkets, says a report.
A MAN who was savagely beaten in a random attack has warned men they should take the same precautions as women on nights out.
The state-run pub revolution: 100 years on from the social experiment that changed the British boozer for good
IT was a nationalised industry that made a profit and it changed the way the country went for a drink.
New aviation minister Lord Ahmad has announced he will examine the way alcohol is sold at airports amid a spate of incidents on planes involving drunk passengers.