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Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

Dear Men: You Need To Give Up Drinking While Your Partner Is Pregnant

4 min read

This month celebrity personal trainer Sam Wood told his Instagram followers that he chose to give up alcohol as soon as his wife Snezana became pregnant with their second child.

News

News

Don't Burst Our Bubble: Aussies Fight To Keep Prosecco Naming Rights

3 min read

Australia's first prosecco producer says it would be "disastrous" if the European Union succeeded in its bid to follow Champagne's footsteps by copyrighting the wine.

News

News

An Alcohol-Free Pub Is Opening In Central London

2 min read

The Clean Vic will be alcohol-free except for a select few wines and beers that have an alcohol content so low, they don't even count.

World

World

Thousands Of Barrels Of Bourbon Up In Flames In Warehouse Fire

1 min read

A massive fire destroyed a Jim Beam warehouse in northern Kentucky on Wednesday, but officials said no one was injured.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Colin Farrell Was So Hungover One 'Minority Report' Line Took 56 Takes

1 min read

The actor revealed he had a very simple request while filming 'Minority Report'.

TV

TV

Tommy Little Just Did A Shoey On The Project

1 min read

It's an age-old Aussie tradition -- the shoey -- and now it's been immortalised on your airwaves.

National

National

Highest In The World: Half Of Aussie Drug Users Report Encounters With Police

3 min read

From sniffer dogs to roadside drug tests, more than half of Australian drug users report an interaction with police.

Celebrity

Celebrity

CSI Actress' Cause Of Death Finally Revealed

1 min read

The actress passed away on February 25 at the age of 44.

National

National

Almost Half Of Aussie Drinkers 'Drink To Get Drunk'

3 min read

Nearly half of Australia's drinking population, or about 6 million people, consume alcohol with the intention of getting drunk.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Kicked Off Flight For Ignoring Safety Video

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Can Drunk Sex Ever Be Consensual?

4 min read

Heavy drinking and sexual activity often go together on uni campuses, and that's a troubling dynamic when it comes to the question of consent.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bloke Charged After Squirting Urine-Filled Water Pistol At Neighbour

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Fake Smiling At Work Can Lead To Drinking More Alcohol

1 min read

A recent study has found that employees who fake smiles tend to drink more

Sport

Sport

Drunk With Greed? Some Football Clubs Have Up To Seven Alcohol Sponsors

3 min read

Our major footy teams are drowning in alcohol advertisements, and there is a push to ban it.

National

National

Influencers Slammed For Failing To Disclose Alcohol Promotions

2 min read

Prominent social media influencers are being slammed for failing to disclose they're being paid to promote alcohol online.

Health

Health

Bingeing On Junk Food When You're Drunk Is Actually Scientifically A Thing

2 min read

If you're always likely to head towards a burger when you're boozed up -- listen up.

Health

Health

A Single Alcoholic Drink A Day Increases Stroke Risk, Study Finds

3 min read

Scientists found that a few drinks a day slightly raised the risk of stroke and high blood pressure.

Health

Health

A Bottle Of Wine A Week Has The Same Cancer Risk As 10 Cigarettes

2 min read

A new study claims that drinking a bottle of wine a week has the same lifetime cancer risk for women as smoking 10 cigarettes.

News

News

Health Officials Tell The French To Lay Down The Wine

3 min read

French people have been shocked by the suggestion they should moderate their alcohol intake.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

Why Sending Criminals To Jail Isn't The Best Way To Keep Us Safe

6 min read

Violence has been part of all human societies since time immortal and this is unlikely to dramatically change any time soon.

Health

Health

Meet You At The Bar -- Someone's Just Invented Hangover-Free Booze

2 min read

A scientist is developing a type of 'fake' alcohol that promises drinkers a boozy buzz but won't leave them drunk -- or hungover.

News

News

Don’t Drink And Legislate: Breath-Tests For Brisbane Councillors

1 min read

Brisbane City Council has bought 18,000 breathalysers to ensure that no city workers are drunk on the job.

National

National

Rural And Remote Australians Are Drinking Daily And At Risky Levels

2 min read

People living in areas outside of major cities are more likely to drink alcohol daily and at risky levels.

10 News First

10 News First

Aussie Scientists Have Made A Beer Out Of Seaweed, For Some Reason

2 min read

It seems there’s no lengths we won’t go to for a cold one -- even to the bottom of the sea.

Life

Life

These Five Tips Will Make People Think You're A Total Wine Expert

3 min read

Know nothing about wine but want to pretend you do? Well, these five tips will get you over the line.

World

World

Spirits Dashed: 90,000 Bottles Of Vodka Headed For North Korea Seized

1 min read

Kim Jong-un is known for his love of luxury goods but it seems he may be short on Russian vodka after Dutch authorities confiscated 90,000 bottles believed to have been en route to North Korea.

News

News

Graphic New Ad Warns Of Link Between Alcohol and Cancer

2 min read

Drinking alcohol is giving more than 3,200 Aussies cancer each year and a new ad is aimed at showing the realities of what alcohol actually does to your body.

Health

Health

Wine Before Beer Or Beer Before Wine? Scientists Now Have The Hangover Answer

3 min read

Humans are said to have first encountered booze around 10 million years ago, yet many are still confused about how best to manage hangovers.

Life

Life

Good News, G&T Drinkers -- If You Like Tonic You Have A Bigger Brain

2 min read

A new study says people who love tonic water may have bigger brains.

National

National

'You're Not Thinking Straight': Calls To Ban 'Drunken Tattoos'

3 min read

Almost two years ago, Emma Matthews' night out in Sydney's inner-west ended up at a tattoo parlour. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Extra 10 Minutes Parking Granted To Drivers To Make 'Fines Fairer'

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

The 4 Things Your Non-Drinking Friends Want You To Know

4 min read

I’m 26 years old and I choose not to drink. So why do I feel I need to make excuses for it?

World

World

Police Department Recruits Volunteers To Get Drunk

1 min read

A police department has recruited volunteers for a special training course that requires getting drunk.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charges Boyfriend $70 If He Gets Home Late

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Health

Health

Committed To A Dry January? Here Are Some Tips To Stay Motivated

3 min read

If you're one of the many people who's pledged to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, you're doing your health a favour.

News

News

Why A Pub In Melbourne Is Banning Lemon, Lime And Bitters

1 min read

A Victorian pub will be banning lemon, lime and bitters for children

Life

Life

Sinking A Beer Might Help You Speak Another Language

2 min read

We didn't need another reason to pour ourselves a glass of vino, but now we do -- a study has found that alcohol can help people learn a foreign language.

Life

Life

7 Intoxicating Ways To Smuggle Booze In Anywhere

1 min read

Let's all take a moment to worship a hero spectator at the races in the UK who smuggled booze in her binoculars.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Jackass' Star Bam Margera To Check Into Rehab For Third Time

2 min read

The professional skateboarder revealed over social media that he would again be seeking treatment for alcohol addiction.

Health

Health

Meghan Is Right -- Dry January Is The Best Thing You Can Do Right Now

3 min read

We know you've heard it before but a month off the booze is actually really beneficial -- we're talking to you Prince Harry...

Health

Health

The Weirdest Hangover Cures From Around The World

3 min read

It's the day after the night before and, no doubt, many of us are feeling a little worse for wear.

Christmas

Christmas

Your Guide To Picking The Best Bubbles Because No, They're Not All The Same

3 min read

Look, picking the best bubbles for New Year's Eve or any special event, really -- can be a bit bloody stressful.

Life

Life

How Not To Be The Drunkest Person At Your New Year's Eve Bash

4 min read

Look, we've all been there.

Health

Health

Drinking Booze And Coffee In Moderation Might Help You Live Longer

2 min read

Hello, and welcome to the best news you will read all day/week/month/year.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

A Brewery Is Upcycling ‘Ugly’ Cornflakes Into Delicious Craft Beer

1 min read

Good news for anyone who likes their beer like they like their jokes -- extra corny.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Two Drivers Test Positive To Every Drug In Testing List: Police

2 min read

Police have revealed that since cocaine testing for drivers was introduced in July in NSW, they have busted two drivers found to have every drug on the test list in their system.

National

National

Hundreds Of Young Men Expected To Suffer Alcohol-Related Injuries Over Christmas

4 min read

As many as 1500 young Aussie men are expected to seek emergency treatment at just one Queensland hospital over the festive season.

Celebrity

Celebrity

The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Says He Got 'Fed Up' With Drinking

1 min read

The guitarist and renowned hedonist -- who turns 75 next week -- says he's pretty much given up alcohol.

Life

Life

The Non-Whisky Drinker's Guide To Drinking Whisky

5 min read

Not a whisky fan? You will be after this.

Life

Life

'Straya, It's Time To Learn How To Pronounce Wine Names

2 min read

From Pinot Gris to Gewürztraminer and Kimmy's fave, Chardonnay, we've got you covered.

National

National

Summer Safety Warning: Alcohol & Water A Deadly Combination

2 min read

Blokes and booze. It can be a bad mix at the best of times but new research suggests it’s a commonly deadly combination in and around the nation’s rivers.

Health

Health

Frankincense Is The Hangover Cure You Never Knew Existed

3 min read

So says an author who spent a decade in search of the ultimate morning after remedy for the night before.

Health

Health

One Drink A Day Now Considered "Low Risk"

2 min read

Booze use can still kill you but just one a day may not increase your risk of alcohol-related disease says Professor.

Health

Health

‘No Evidence’ For Miracle Hangover Relief Pills Actually Working, Expert Says

3 min read

Last night’s raging party may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but come sunrise your head is pounding and you’re not feeling too flash. So should you fork out for products claiming a miracle hangover cure?

News

News

Inquiry Says Lock-Out Laws Hit Sydney Nightlife Like A 'Sledgehammer'

2 min read

Just days before a vote on whether to relax NSW's controversial lockout laws will take place, a parliamentary committee has found the laws have put the live music scene in 'crisis'.

Life

Life

Gin-Infused KitKats Are A Thing And Oh Holy Heck They're Good

1 min read

Have a boozy break. Have a gin KitKat.

News

News

Painkillers Killing More Aussies Than Heroin, Damning Figures Reveal

4 min read

Deaths from opioid abuse have increased by 62 percent over a decade -- and it's Australian women who are its biggest users.

Spring Racing

Spring Racing

How To Beat Your Melbourne Cup Hangover The Right Way

5 min read

We sorted the hangover cure fact from fiction and oh boy were we surprised.

Life

Life

Would You Take Up Bike Riding If Free Beer Was On Offer? One City Is Trialling It

1 min read

Italy's Bologna is offering its citizens some very tasty incentives to ditch their cars and jump on a bike.

Life

Life

If You Keep Your Vodka In The Freezer You Might Want To Read This

2 min read

We've been doing it all wrong, according to the founder of Grey Goose.

News

News

Cheers The Royal Baby, With Prince Charles

1 min read

During a visit to the Royal Lochnagar Distillery, the Prince said he had toasted “several times,” to the announcement of the next royal baby, due in Spring 2019.

Exclusive

Exclusive

We're Drinking Less Than Ever Before -- Cheers To That!

2 min read

We're also giving up the beers and getting into our wine.

Sport

Sport

Calls For Lifetime Ban On Booze Advertising In Sport

2 min read

Australian sport personalities have joined forces to call for a ban on alcohol advertising in sport.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ben Affleck Speaks About Recent Rehab Stay

1 min read

Ben Affleck has released a statement after completing his most recent stay in rehab for his ongoing battle with alcoholism.

News

News

Food And Drink Banned At Opera Due To Punters Sneaking In Booze

1 min read

Alternate ways to improve opera watchability not yet found

World

World

Footage: Horse Shocks Bar Patrons After Surprise Visit

1 min read

A young racehorse escaped its handler and ran into the nearest bar.

Health

Health

WTF Is Organic Wine And Is It Better For You?

3 min read

Did someone say wine time?

National

National

Aussies Knock Back Almost Double World Average Alcohol Amount

2 min read

Australians are among the heaviest drinkers in the world, topping Americans, Canadians and the Japanese for pure alcohol consumption.

Health

Health

These Are The Best Hangover Cures... According To Twitter

1 min read

From tomato juice, to coconut water or simply drinking more alcohol, we’ve all got our own special ways of dealing with a hangover.

Briony Leo

Briony Leo

Why Drinking Wine Is A Dangerous Way To Unwind

5 min read

Here's what you should be doing instead.

National

National

Carlton's Booze-Free Beer 'Could Recruit Young Drinkers'

4 min read

'Carlton Zero' will be on supermarket shelves within coming days.

Views

Views

What Comes After Dry July?

5 min read

Many of us see health benefits after going off alcohol for a month... but how do we keep them once it turns August the 1st?

Health

Health

Science Says There Are Four Types Of Drunks

3 min read

But which one are you?

Music

Music

Demi Lovato Reveals Relapse After Six Years Of Sobriety

1 min read

Her new song includes the lyrics, "We've been down this road before, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore".

News

News

15yo Girl Dies After Alcoholic Related Experiment

2 min read

Police have seized a bottle of alcohol and energy drinks from the house where the girl was found.