Judge dismisses DWI and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen in November arrest

Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty Wednesday to drinking shots of tequila at a New Jersey federal park last year, but prosecutors dropped charges of DWI and reckless driving after he was found to be well within the legal limit. The Boss, 71, was arrested on November 14 near the Sandy Hook Lighthouse in Gateway National Recreation … Read more

Judge dismisses DWI and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen in November arrest

Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty Wednesday to drinking shots of tequila as a New Jersey federal park last year, but prosecutors dropped charges of DWI and reckless driving after he was found to be well within the legal limit. During a virtual arraignment hearing on Wednesday, prosecutors said they could not meet the legal burden for … Read more

What’s YOUR pandemic drinking personality? Experts reveal 10 types from the Camel to the Metronome

Booze has become a coping mechanism for many Britons during the pandemic. With pubs and restaurants closed and the government ordering us to stay at home, people’s drinking habits have changed over the past year. Almost half (48 per cent) of British respondents to the Global Drug Survey in September last year admitted they were consuming … Read more

Chemicals in medieval containers hint at Islamic Sicily WINE trade

It was unlikely that the residents of Islamic Sicily drank alcohol, but that didn’t stop them being involved in a possible thriving wine trade, according to a new study. Chemical residues of grapes found in medieval containers from Sardinia and Pisa led researchers from the University of York to speculate on how they were used. … Read more

Chemical residues of grapes in medieval containers hint at a thriving WINE trade in Islamic Sicily

It was unlikely that the residents of Islamic Sicily drank alcohol, but that didn’t stop them being involved in a possible thriving wine trade, according to a new study. Chemical residues of grapes found in medieval containers from Sardinia and Pisa led researchers from the University of York to speculate on how they were used. … Read more

Paul Gascoigne is set to star on the Italian version I’m A Celebrity

Paul Gascoigne, 53, is set to star in the Italian version I’m A Celebrity… and the football icon will face tropical storms and poisonous tarantulas The football legend is the star signing of Isola de Famosi – Island of the Famous He will be heading to the Hog Cays, a small archipelago 18 miles off … Read more

England international and Premier League star ‘hooked on sleeping pills’

England international and Premier League star ‘hooked on sleeping pills and mixes them with vodka at illegal lockdown parties… as friends fear he’ll ruin his career if he doesn’t get help’ An unnamed Premier League player is reportedly addicted to sleeping pills Footballers have previously been warned of the potentially fatal dangers of taking prescription … Read more

England international and Premier League star ‘hooked on sleeping pills’

England international and Premier League star ‘hooked on sleeping pills and mixes them with vodka at illegal lockdown parties… as friends fear he’ll ruin his career if he doesn’t get help’ An unnamed Premier League player is reportedly addicted to sleeping pills Footballers have previously been warned of the potentially fatal dangers of taking prescription … Read more

Stella drinkers complain as lager’s alcohol strength LOWERED to 4.6%

Stella Artois has lowered its alcohol strength to 4.6 per cent in a health drive by Belgian brewers.  The amount of alcohol in the Belgian lager – for which the slogan ‘reassuringly expensive’ ran in the UK from 1982 to 2007 – has been reduced from 4.8 per cent due to ‘health and wellness trends’. … Read more

Stella LOWERS its alcohol strength to 4.6% – but drinkers are left furious over its taste

Stella Artois has lowered its alcohol strength to 4.6 per cent in a health drive by Belgian brewers.  The amount of alcohol in the Belgian lager – for which the slogan ‘reassuringly expensive’ ran in the UK from 1982 to 2007 – has been reduced from 4.8 per cent due to ‘health and wellness trends’. … Read more