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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the craze for gin in Britain in the mid 18th Century and the attempts to control it. With the arrival of William of Orange, it became an act of loyalty to drink Protestant, Dutch gin rather than Catholic brandy, and changes in tariffs made everyday beer less affordable. Within a short time, production increased and large sections of the population that had rarely or never drunk spirits before were consuming two pints of gin a week. As Hogarth indicated in his print ‘Beer Street and Gin Lane’ (1751) in support of the Gin Act, the damage was severe, and addiction to gin was blamed for much of the crime in cities such as London.
Daniel Briggs, Professor in Criminology at the Universidad Europea de Madrid, unpicks the commercial and emotional motivations of men taking part in stag ‘dos’. Is such stereotypical excessive and deviant behaviour ultimately rooted in commercial ideology?
A petition filed on behalf of eight alcohol dealers from Sindh challenged on Monday the Sindh High Court’s ruling to revoke all liquor shop licences and suspend their operations until the Supreme Court weighed in on the matter.
“We’re hoping that friends and supporters will consider hosting a low key supper, tea, book club, film night or lunch for their friends during alcohol awareness week in aid of the work we do at The Alcohol Education Trust across the County,” said Helena Conibear, director of the UK’s Alcohol Education Trust, ahead of Alcohol Awareness Week, November 14-20th