Saturday, 24 August 2019

Tag Archives: drink

People keep parasitic leeches as pets, let them drink their blood

To the disgust of many of our readers, we recently discovered that keeping leeches as pets is actually a thing. And yeah, it’s certainly… a bit different. But in light of humanity’s disconnect with nature, and our concerning lack of knowledge about parasitic creatures, the idea that some of us ...

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Ant McPartlin fined £86k for drink-driving

Ant seen outside court (Picture: Alexander Crawley) LONDON: The 42-year-old TV presenter appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates Court on Monday, flanked by security as he attended Wimbledon Magistrates Court on Monday morning, looking sombre in a black tie and black three-piece suit. The 42-year-old was banned from driving for 20 months and fined ...

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Aldi’s £10 gin is one of the world’s best, vote judges

Budget supermarket chain, Aldi, has scooped one of the most prestigious awards in the drink industry to win gold at the International Wine and Spirits Competition. The cut price Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin, which costs a modest £9.97, beat off stiff competition from expensive rivals such as Beefeater London ...

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One drink a day may not always keep the doctor away

It’s called “holiday heart” because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can happen after just one drink. Conventional wisdom, based on plenty of previous research, is that the occasional glass of wine ...

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