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.
A Highland MSP has called on the Scottish Government to introduce a new levy from alcohol sales that would be redirected back into local health services.
A thriving Lerwick convenience store and garage has been granted permission to sell alcohol seven days a week after its owners gathered over 600 signatures signalling demand for off-licence sales.
Scotland made history yesterday with the introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol sales.
Good Morning Britain host Kate Garraway says she was shocked at how she was treated when she stopped drinking alcohol – saying people have a problem with abstinence.
Three men aged 36, 37 and 38-years-old from the Liverpool area have been charged in connection with an alleged theft from the Tesco supermarket at Inshes in Inverness.
If you haven't finished your Christmas food and drink shopping list, why not add these tipples for the big day?
Police in Caithness are appealing for information after alcohol was stolen from a shop in the Thurso area.
From our world-renowned whisky to craft ales and home-distilled gins, it’s fair to say that Scotland should be top of your tipple list this Christmas.
The stark reality of Scotland’s problem with alcohol abuse has never been far from the headlines in recent years.
Police have warned people heading to an Aberdeenshire gala today to be on their best behaviour, after youngsters caused havoc last year.
Alcohol-related deaths have hit a record high in Grampian, with 110 deaths last year.
A major crackdown on booze-fuelled violence is under way in south Aberdeenshire.
Wearables are no longer just for finding out how many steps you’ve taken.
Doctors called for minimum alcohol pricing to be introduced as a matter of urgency last night following the court's ruling.
A new gin, said to be "unmistakably Orcadian in character," will be unveiled in the islands' capital this weekend.
A Lerwick woman had to taken to the cells to sober up before her case could be heard at the town's sheriff court.
Police across the north-east will be increasing patrols this weekend as one of the world's oldest football rivalries returns to Scotland.
A couple from Kirkwall are tapping into the Orkney’s Norse heritage with plans to set up a distillery for making their own brand of gin on the islands.