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News

Graphic New Ad Warns Of Link Between Alcohol and Cancer

2 min read

Drinking alcohol is giving more than 3,200 Aussies cancer each year and a new ad is aimed at showing the realities of what alcohol actually does to your body.

Health

Health

Wine Before Beer Or Beer Before Wine? Scientists Now Have The Hangover Answer

3 min read

Humans are said to have first encountered booze around 10 million years ago, yet many are still confused about how best to manage hangovers.

Life

Life

Good News, G&T Drinkers -- If You Like Tonic You Have A Bigger Brain

2 min read

A new study says people who love tonic water may have bigger brains.

National

National

'You're Not Thinking Straight': Calls To Ban 'Drunken Tattoos'

3 min read

Almost two years ago, Emma Matthews' night out in Sydney's inner-west ended up at a tattoo parlour. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Extra 10 Minutes Parking Granted To Drivers To Make 'Fines Fairer'

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

The 4 Things Your Non-Drinking Friends Want You To Know

4 min read

I’m 26 years old and I choose not to drink. So why do I feel I need to make excuses for it?

National

National

This Is Australia's Favourite Beer, As Voted By Beer Lovers

1 min read

A 'lager' than life competition has seen Australians crown a Queensland craft beer their favourite bevvy.

World

World

Police Department Recruits Volunteers To Get Drunk

1 min read

A police department has recruited volunteers for a special training course that requires getting drunk.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charges Boyfriend $70 If He Gets Home Late

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Health

Health

Committed To A Dry January? Here Are Some Tips To Stay Motivated

3 min read

If you're one of the many people who's pledged to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, you're doing your health a favour.

News

News

Why A Pub In Melbourne Is Banning Lemon, Lime And Bitters

1 min read

A Victorian pub will be banning lemon, lime and bitters for children

Life

Life

Sinking A Beer Might Help You Speak Another Language

2 min read

We didn't need another reason to pour ourselves a glass of vino, but now we do -- a study has found that alcohol can help people learn a foreign language.

Life

Life

7 Intoxicating Ways To Smuggle Booze In Anywhere

1 min read

Let's all take a moment to worship a hero spectator at the races in the UK who smuggled booze in her binoculars.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Jackass' Star Bam Margera To Check Into Rehab For Third Time

2 min read

The professional skateboarder revealed over social media that he would again be seeking treatment for alcohol addiction.

Health

Health

Meghan Is Right -- Dry January Is The Best Thing You Can Do Right Now

3 min read

We know you've heard it before but a month off the booze is actually really beneficial -- we're talking to you Prince Harry...

Health

Health

The Weirdest Hangover Cures From Around The World

3 min read

It's the day after the night before and, no doubt, many of us are feeling a little worse for wear.

Christmas

Christmas

Your Guide To Picking The Best Bubbles Because No, They're Not All The Same

3 min read

Look, picking the best bubbles for New Year's Eve or any special event, really -- can be a bit bloody stressful.

Life

Life

How Not To Be The Drunkest Person At Your New Year's Eve Bash

4 min read

Look, we've all been there.

Health

Health

Drinking Booze And Coffee In Moderation Might Help You Live Longer

2 min read

Hello, and welcome to the best news you will read all day/week/month/year.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

A Brewery Is Upcycling ‘Ugly’ Cornflakes Into Delicious Craft Beer

1 min read

Good news for anyone who likes their beer like they like their jokes -- extra corny.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Two Drivers Test Positive To Every Drug In Testing List: Police

2 min read

Police have revealed that since cocaine testing for drivers was introduced in July in NSW, they have busted two drivers found to have every drug on the test list in their system.

National

National

Hundreds Of Young Men Expected To Suffer Alcohol-Related Injuries Over Christmas

4 min read

As many as 1500 young Aussie men are expected to seek emergency treatment at just one Queensland hospital over the festive season.

Celebrity

Celebrity

The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Says He Got 'Fed Up' With Drinking

1 min read

The guitarist and renowned hedonist -- who turns 75 next week -- says he's pretty much given up alcohol.

Life

Life

The Non-Whisky Drinker's Guide To Drinking Whisky

5 min read

Not a whisky fan? You will be after this.

Life

Life

'Straya, It's Time To Learn How To Pronounce Wine Names

2 min read

From Pinot Gris to Gewürztraminer and Kimmy's fave, Chardonnay, we've got you covered.

National

National

Summer Safety Warning: Alcohol & Water A Deadly Combination

2 min read

Blokes and booze. It can be a bad mix at the best of times but new research suggests it’s a commonly deadly combination in and around the nation’s rivers.

Health

Health

Frankincense Is The Hangover Cure You Never Knew Existed

3 min read

So says an author who spent a decade in search of the ultimate morning after remedy for the night before.

Health

Health

One Drink A Day Now Considered "Low Risk"

2 min read

Booze use can still kill you but just one a day may not increase your risk of alcohol-related disease says Professor.

Health

Health

‘No Evidence’ For Miracle Hangover Relief Pills Actually Working, Expert Says

3 min read

Last night’s raging party may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but come sunrise your head is pounding and you’re not feeling too flash. So should you fork out for products claiming a miracle hangover cure?

News

News

Inquiry Says Lock-Out Laws Hit Sydney Nightlife Like A 'Sledgehammer'

2 min read

Just days before a vote on whether to relax NSW's controversial lockout laws will take place, a parliamentary committee has found the laws have put the live music scene in 'crisis'.

Life

Life

Gin-Infused KitKats Are A Thing And Oh Holy Heck They're Good

1 min read

Have a boozy break. Have a gin KitKat.

News

News

Painkillers Killing More Aussies Than Heroin, Damning Figures Reveal

4 min read

Deaths from opioid abuse have increased by 62 percent over a decade -- and it's Australian women who are its biggest users.

Spring Racing

Spring Racing

How To Beat Your Melbourne Cup Hangover The Right Way

5 min read

We sorted the hangover cure fact from fiction and oh boy were we surprised.

Life

Life

Would You Take Up Bike Riding If Free Beer Was On Offer? One City Is Trialling It

1 min read

Italy's Bologna is offering its citizens some very tasty incentives to ditch their cars and jump on a bike.

Life

Life

If You Keep Your Vodka In The Freezer You Might Want To Read This

2 min read

We've been doing it all wrong, according to the founder of Grey Goose.

News

News

Cheers The Royal Baby, With Prince Charles

1 min read

During a visit to the Royal Lochnagar Distillery, the Prince said he had toasted “several times,” to the announcement of the next royal baby, due in Spring 2019.

Exclusive

Exclusive

We're Drinking Less Than Ever Before -- Cheers To That!

2 min read

We're also giving up the beers and getting into our wine.

Sport

Sport

Calls For Lifetime Ban On Booze Advertising In Sport

2 min read

Australian sport personalities have joined forces to call for a ban on alcohol advertising in sport.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ben Affleck Speaks About Recent Rehab Stay

1 min read

Ben Affleck has released a statement after completing his most recent stay in rehab for his ongoing battle with alcoholism.

News

News

Food And Drink Banned At Opera Due To Punters Sneaking In Booze

1 min read

Alternate ways to improve opera watchability not yet found

World

World

Footage: Horse Shocks Bar Patrons After Surprise Visit

1 min read

A young racehorse escaped its handler and ran into the nearest bar.

Health

Health

WTF Is Organic Wine And Is It Better For You?

3 min read

Did someone say wine time?

National

National

Aussies Knock Back Almost Double World Average Alcohol Amount

2 min read

Australians are among the heaviest drinkers in the world, topping Americans, Canadians and the Japanese for pure alcohol consumption.

Health

Health

These Are The Best Hangover Cures... According To Twitter

1 min read

From tomato juice, to coconut water or simply drinking more alcohol, we’ve all got our own special ways of dealing with a hangover.

Briony Leo

Briony Leo

Why Drinking Wine Is A Dangerous Way To Unwind

5 min read

Here's what you should be doing instead.

National

National

Carlton's Booze-Free Beer 'Could Recruit Young Drinkers'

4 min read

'Carlton Zero' will be on supermarket shelves within coming days.

Views

Views

What Comes After Dry July?

5 min read

Many of us see health benefits after going off alcohol for a month... but how do we keep them once it turns August the 1st?

Health

Health

Science Says There Are Four Types Of Drunks

3 min read

But which one are you?

Music

Music

Demi Lovato Reveals Relapse After Six Years Of Sobriety

1 min read

Her new song includes the lyrics, "We've been down this road before, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore".

News

News

15yo Girl Dies After Alcoholic Related Experiment

2 min read

Police have seized a bottle of alcohol and energy drinks from the house where the girl was found.