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It’s time for a CHANGE: Alcohol Awareness Week begins

It’s time for a CHANGE: Alcohol Awareness Week begins

Featured, Health, Lifestyle
Alcohol Awareness Week starts on 19th of November. The main theme this year is 'Change'. According to Alcohol Concern, the UK's leading independent alcohol charity, a change is 'necessary, possible and... it is happening'. Why is it important? Statistics explain better than words. According to the England National Statistics on Alcohol and NHS Digital in 2016/17 over 330 thousand people in the UK got into hospitals because of the alcohol. The first graph represents the total number of admissions by age. 40% of patients aged between 45 and 64: The second chart shows that the number of admissions by men greatly exceed women's: The third diagram outlines the numbers of deaths caused by alcohol in different age groups: The fourth graph represents alcohol-spec...
Rooftops to visit this winter

Rooftops to visit this winter

Bars, Food, Lifestyle
The idea of sitting outside in the cold that is London during winter seems horrible, but with the right setting, good food and appropriate heating, these rooftops are the best places to be this coming cold season. Dalloway Terrace Dalloway Terrace changes its decor and menu seasonly to give customers the best experience possible. This autumn the terrace has been transformed into a beautiful woodland surrounded with red and green leaves, and sparkling fairy lights ensuring that you will achieve that perfect Instagram picture. Dalloway Terrace will change its appearance again this winter, and we’re eagerly awaiting to see what theme they will choose. Whether you visit Dalloway to drink or dine, it’s guaranteed that you’ll will have the most divine experience. 16-22 Great Ru
Drinking whiskey makes you frisky. Studies show how different types of alcohol can evoke different emotions

Drinking whiskey makes you frisky. Studies show how different types of alcohol can evoke different emotions

Featured, Food
Drinkers may want to think twice before choosing their alcoholic beverage as each type can affect their mood differently according to research. Want to feel sexy? Then gin is the right way to go! The researchers from Public Health Wales and King's College London found that gin and other spirit types are often associated with feeling sexier, with 4 in 10 of people saying drinking spirits made them feel this way. The study also found that 25 percent of red wine drinkers report feeling frisky after a couple of glasses. Yet, the drink also appears to make three out of five consumers (60 percent) feel exhausted. Beer proved to be the least sexy drink (bloat, anyone?) with just 19 percent of survey-takers reporting such an effect. Meanwhile, a major study, published in the journal BMJ Open
Asda blasted for refusing to give out mince pie samples without ID

Asda blasted for refusing to give out mince pie samples without ID

Breaking News, Featured, Food
The pies contain a tiny amount of port and brandy. Asda has come under criticism for refusing to give a mince pie sample to a customer who was not able to present her ID to prove she was over 18 years of age. The supermarket has been giving out slices of its Extra Special Luxury all-butter mince pies for Christmas and is now demanding shoppers to prove their identity to sample their mince pies as they contain pork and brandy. Student Merryn Walker, 21, who was denied a sample because she had no ID at an Asda supermarket at Donnington. Walker said:" It's crazy. You could probably eat a whole box and not be inebriated." The mince pies are described as "generously filled with spiced vine fruits and a splash of rich ruby port and French brandy, all encased in crumbly shortcrust ...
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