Boris Johnson claimed he has given up drinking until after Brexit is sorted.
New plans have been forged to tackle spiralling levels of drug and alcohol deaths in the north-east by treating addicts "before it is too late".
Leading health experts and charity bosses have called for action to tackle the "worrying" trend of unhealthy habits that could lead to life-threatening illnesses in the north of Scotland.
A moving Craft and Ale festival is coming to the north-east tomorrow.
An Aberdeen man has been banned from the road for two years after crashing in a car park while nearly six times the drink-drive limit.
Minimum unit pricing may have contributed to the number of alcohol-related deaths in Glasgow falling by more than a fifth, according to new research.
School pupils who have recently smoked, drunk alcohol and taken drugs are more likely to be unhappy, new figures have revealed.
Researchers modelling teenage drinking using rats have discovered that a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s can reverse some of the negative effects of consuming alcohol during adolescence.
A care home worker has admitted her third drink-driving offence after being caught behind the wheel in Aberdeen nearly six times the legal alcohol limit.
In her monthly column, Susan Webb, director of public health for NHS Grampian, offers advice on staying in control of how much alcohol you drink
Police have urged revellers to ensure they watch their alcohol intake when they attend a country show tonight.
An Aberdeen man who performed sex acts in the public area of a nightclub has been refused a licence to sell alcohol by the council.
Scottish alcohol sales have fallen to their lowest level for almost a quarter of a century since the introduction of minimum pricing.
Almost 4,000 people have died as a direct result of drinking across the north of Scotland over the past four decades.
A north-east man was "lucky to escape with his life" after driving four times over the limit on Boxing Day.
Fears have been raised about the actions of an increasing number of drunk passengers at Aberdeen International Airport (AIA).
Seven drivers were arrested for drink- or drug-driving in the north-east over the May Day weekend.
A man caused nearly £1,000 worth of damage at Aberdeen Airport after flying into a rage when he was thrown off a plane for being too drunk.
NHS Grampian and NHS Highland are failing to meet drug and alcohol treatment targets.
A north-east man has been fined after throwing a beer can at his then-girlfriend's head as she was getting onto her motorbike.
A brewing giant's bid to sell alcohol at a north-east cafe has faced a backlash from local residents.
Brewing giant Heineken has said strong demand for a non-alcoholic variant of its flagship lager helped it to higher profits in 2018.
It is easy for those of us who are passionate about whisky to become over enthusiastic when it comes to talking to others about drams.
If you are looking down and can't see the bathroom scales - even although you have both feet planted firmly on them - your body mass index has obviously been compromised by your weight divided by the square of your height.
More underage drinking goes on in rural Scotland than in our cities, a study has found.
Christmas party season is in full swing. But partying can mean hangovers – especially for the less careful among us.
Police attending a crash at a notorious Aberdeen bottleneck roundabout arrested a man they found drunk behind the wheel after arriving on the scene.
The reduced drink-drive limit in Scotland has had no impact on cutting road accidents, a new study has found.
A new website has been launched to help support people affected by drug and alcohol addiction in Aberdeenshire.
New figures have revealed that alcohol abuse costs Aberdeen about £120million a year.
Copper pot stills that have not been used since Brora Distillery shut in 1983 have started a journey which will lead to them making single malt whisky again.
A construction boss has been banned from the road after getting behind the wheel more than double the drink-driving limit the morning after a night out.