Brewing giant Heineken has said strong demand for a non-alcoholic variant of its flagship lager helped it to higher profits in 2018.
Anyone who has woken up with a fuzzy head, a dry mouth and a stomach-lining that appears to be yelling at you, will have attempted to soothe the alcohol-induced pain in some way.
Almost 1.2 million hospital admissions may have been linked to alcohol last year, new figures show.
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.
Police who put out a call for volunteers to get drunk in order to help train officers carry out sobriety tests say they have had an “overwhelming response”.
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.
Police are searching for two men who stole alcohol worth a six-figure sum from a haulage firm in Renfrewshire.
New figures have revealed that alcohol abuse costs Aberdeen about £120million a year.
Ministers are pledging to take an “innovative” approach to tackling drug and alcohol addiction in Scotland, even if it makes some people “uncomfortable”.
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.
More than 23,000 Scots were taken to hospital because of their drinking last year, with people from the most deprived areas seven times more likely to need help than those in the most affluent.
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.
A campaign to highlight the consequences of providing alcohol to under-18s has been launched in Moray.
A man has been charged after being caught behind wheel while allegedly four times the drink-drive limit.
Landlords have welcomed plans to extend a scheme designed to keep revellers safe.
A Glasgow man who battered and bruised his partner after a drunken row was sentenced to one year of social work supervision to help him overcome his alcohol problem.
Loch Ness spirit inspires pair to launch absinthe as couple create recipe for first Scottish variety of potent tipple
A Loch Ness doctor and a retired detective have launched Scotland’s first absinthe blanche.
A recovering alcoholic plans to open up a nightclub with a difference - the first booze free venue in the north-east.
Linda Robson has said she believes she was on her way to becoming an alcoholic when she was drinking a bottle of wine a night.
The issue of whether there is an overprovision of alcohol in Shetland has been up for discussion again - but there is still no consensus on whether it needs to be embedded in local policy.
Health chiefs issued advice for Belladrum festival-goers to remain safe and enjoy the weekend.
People caught drinking in the streets of Peterhead could be charged without warning if rule changes are approved this morning.
North-east brothers Callum and Peter Sim are launching a premium gin under their new Raven Spirits brand.
Businesses in Fraserburgh have backed moves to renew a law banning boozing in the town centre.
I’ve changed my mind. I admit I might have been wrong.
A leading NHS Grampian consultant has backed the introduction of a social responsibility levy to tackle alcohol abuse, describing it as “a much needed resource” in the north east.
Bob Dylan recently announced the launch of his own signature line of whisky called Heaven's Door, in a bid to capitalise on the growing demand for all things celebrity endorsed.