Keith Chegwin spoke openly about his fight against alcoholism during an interview with daytime TV show This Morning in 1992.
The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.
Beer is the best alcoholic drink to convert into fuel and could be key to developing a sustainable alternative to petrol, scientists have found.
Nothing sums up getting into the Christmas spirit quite like opening the first window of your Advent calendar.
Vets Now are warning pet owners in the North-east to keep your animals away from these ten items.
Your choice of alcoholic drink might shape your mood with spirits likely to make you tearful compared to other beverages, new research suggests.
Alcohol vapour from hand sanitisers can lead to false positives on breathalysers, new research reveals.
More than 24,000 Scots were hospitalised because of their drinking last year, with people from the most deprived areas nearly eight times more likely to need that kind of help than those in the most affluent areas.
Scotland's minimum unit price for alcohol could be in place at the start of May next year, Scotland's Health Secretary has announced.
The decision to allow minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland has been bailed a "massive victory" for health and democracy.
The UK's highest court has rejected a long-running challenge against plans to use minimum pricing for alcohol to improve public health in Scotland. Here are some key questions about the proposal:
Here is a timeline of events leading up to Wednesday's ruling at the Supreme Court on the Scottish Government's plans to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland:
The UK's highest court is to rule on a challenge over plans to use minimum pricing for alcohol to improve public health in Scotland.
The UK’s highest court is to rule on a challenge over plans to use minimum pricing for alcohol to improve public health in Scotland.
Death rates among 60 to 74-year-old men owing wholly to alcohol abuse have “increased significantly” since 2001, new figures show.
Sleep deprivation disrupts brain cell communication in much the same way as alcohol, research has shown.
We've teamed up with Spirit of North Hop to give one lucky winner a pair of tickets to Saturday's festival.
A new law that will introduce a minimum price for the sale of alcohol in Wales has been unveiled by the Welsh Government.
A contract has been awarded to deliver third sector drug and alcohol services for Aberdeen for the next three years.
It is well-established that alcohol impairs cognitive function but a new study has found that a swift drink could actually help improve your foreign language skills.
Distillers from across the country are set to head to Aberdeen later this month.
Parents drinking enough to become tipsy around their children can make them anxious, embarrassed and more likely to argue with the adults.
Police and licensing officers have conducted an operation to promote responsible drinking in the North-east.
Sparkling wine is becoming increasing popular in the UK, with sales up by 9% in the past year, new figures show.
Most drivers want the drink-drive limit cut in England and Wales, according to research published to mark the 50th anniversary of the first roadside breath test.
The amount of fruit and vegetables Scottish adults eat each day fell to its lowest level last year, a new survey has found.
Aberdeen bar owners have been warned that they have until November 3 to apply for extended Christmas hours.
A local authority is reminding licence holders that time is running out for them to pay their annual fee.
The group behind Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka has warned over a hit to sales from a ban on alcohol near motorways in India.
The number of alcohol-related deaths in the North-east has reached the highest level in five years.