Police are searching for two men who stole alcohol worth a six-figure sum from a haulage firm in Renfrewshire.
Ministers are pledging to take an “innovative” approach to tackling drug and alcohol addiction in Scotland, even if it makes some people “uncomfortable”.
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.
Minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol should be implemented in all parts of the UK and extended across Europe, a health expert has suggested.
A new study suggests people living in cold climates with less sunlight are more likely to drink heavily.
Officers are appealing for information after alcohol was stolen from a property in a daylight break-in.
People buying booze for children could be jailed for three months, police have warned.
Round-the-clock drinking in airport bars could be scrapped as part of a crackdown on drunken behaviour by travellers.
A safety charity and North Sea firm have joined forces for a workshop highlighting the dangers of alcohol to north-east schoolchildren.
Professional optimism across public services to emphasise the ability of people to recover from drink problems is needed to help cut Scotland’s alcohol death toll, a report has found.
A new “treatment levy” should be imposed on alcohol duties to help deal with the harm caused by heavy drinking, MPs and health groups have said.
Climate change threatens the world with drought, rising sea levels, powerful storms – and a global beer crisis, say researchers.
Diabetes patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide, new research has found.
A large proportion of youngsters are shunning alcohol completely, a new study suggests.
A bartender who has honed his craft for sugar-free cocktails says he is on a mission to make bars more inclusive.
An Aberdeen man who admitted stealing booze from a supermarket has “been down that aisle before”, a court has heard.
A man has admitted stealing bottles of alcohol on four separate occasions from an Aberdeen supermarket.
The minimum unit price of alcohol in Wales could be set at 50p by next year, the country’s health secretary has announced.
A north-east MSP has welcomed a new report which shows a decline in drinking among teens in Scotland.
Cancer warning labels will be included on alcohol products in Ireland once new drink laws are introduced, the health minister has confirmed.
Teenage drinking has declined more dramatically in England than many other European countries, new research shows.
Teenage drinking in Scotland has dropped dramatically in recent years, research has shown.
Paul Gascoigne’s nephew suffered mental health problems from childhood and medicated himself with drugs he bought from the internet, his mother said in a statement to his inquest after he died from an overdose aged 22.
One in five university students say they purposely get drunk about once a week, with 2% saying they drink on most days, figures show.
Drinking too much alcohol killed more than three million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organisation has said.
The World Health Organisation has said that drinking too much alcohol killed more than three million people in 2016, mostly men.
The Scottish Football Association and drinks company Diageo have launched a campaign to promote responsible drinking.
Going teetotal is the only way to avoid risking health with alcohol, scientists have claimed.
Moderate drinking has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease in a new study.
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.