Juvenile alcohol abuse surges
Germany

Juvenile alcohol abuse surges

More German children and teenagers got dangerously drunk in 2008 than at any time in the past decade, leading to a surge in hospitalisations, the federal government’s drug commissioner announced Tuesday.

Pete Doherty arrested in Berlin
Germany

Pete Doherty arrested in Berlin

OPINION: Systembolaget’s image is based on a bluff
Sweden

OPINION: Systembolaget’s image is based on a bluff

Christmas anti-booze ad stirs tension in Sweden
Sweden

Christmas anti-booze ad stirs tension in Sweden

Norwegian anti-booze ad goes viral
Norway

Norwegian anti-booze ad goes viral

Young Brits party harder than Stockholmers: study
Sweden

Young Brits party harder than Stockholmers: study

Government to tighten up e-booze sales law
Sweden

Government to tighten up e-booze sales law

Give jobs to dry alcoholics, says charity
Germany

Give jobs to dry alcoholics, says charity

Drunk man falls asleep on top of horse
Germany

Drunk man falls asleep on top of horse

Second brother dies after Indonesia booze night
Germany

Second brother dies after Indonesia booze night

‘Spiked whiskey’ kills teenage teacher
Germany

‘Spiked whiskey’ kills teenage teacher

Castle brewers defy beer makers death knell
Germany

Castle brewers defy beer makers death knell

Drunken driver survives death-defying drop
Germany

Drunken driver survives death-defying drop

Oktoberfest beer price reaches heady heights
Germany

Oktoberfest beer price reaches heady heights

Tougher smoking ban worries bar owners
Germany

Tougher smoking ban worries bar owners

Brewers fear beer  war
Germany

Brewers fear beer war

Nine German stereotypes debunked
Germany

Nine German stereotypes debunked

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points
Germany

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points

States to toughen laws on drunken cycling
Germany

States to toughen laws on drunken cycling

Drunk hitches ride on high-speed ICE train
Germany

Drunk hitches ride on high-speed ICE train

German beer giants accused of price-fixing
Germany

German beer giants accused of price-fixing

Munich man rolled over by train survives
Germany

Munich man rolled over by train survives

Justice minister brushes off drink-driving offence
Germany

Justice minister brushes off drink-driving offence

Chilly Karneval kicks off in the Rhineland
Germany

Chilly Karneval kicks off in the Rhineland

Naked sauna rampage forces spa booze limit
Germany

Naked sauna rampage forces spa booze limit

Vintners harvest bumper ice wine crop
Germany

Vintners harvest bumper ice wine crop

Drunk but alert: students brew caffeine beer
Germany

Drunk but alert: students brew caffeine beer

Booze ban for Nuremberg station
Germany

Booze ban for Nuremberg station

Alcoholism ‘costs about 20 years of life’
Germany

Alcoholism ‘costs about 20 years of life’

More passed-out drunks at Oktoberfest 2012
Germany

More passed-out drunks at Oktoberfest 2012

French breathalyzer law to hit German drivers
Germany

French breathalyzer law to hit German drivers

Police rescue boozed-up man from grit bin
Germany

Police rescue boozed-up man from grit bin

Study: net replacing drugs as youth habit
Germany

Study: net replacing drugs as youth habit

Drunken Munich U-Bahn train driver busted
Germany

Drunken Munich U-Bahn train driver busted

50 trains damaged in Munich’s ‘farewell drink’
Germany

50 trains damaged in Munich’s ‘farewell drink’

Vodka laced with methanol sold by mistake
Germany

Vodka laced with methanol sold by mistake

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents
Germany

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents

Karneval season kicks off at 11:11am
Germany

Karneval season kicks off at 11:11am

Busted by police, drunken ‘Yoda’ is
Germany

Busted by police, drunken ‘Yoda’ is

Beer inspectors allege Oktoberfest ‘Maß’ fraud
Germany

Beer inspectors allege Oktoberfest ‘Maß’ fraud

Drinks maker granted trademark for German f-word obscenity
Germany

Drinks maker granted trademark for German f-word obscenity

Conservative MP admits alcohol problem after car accident
Germany

Conservative MP admits alcohol problem after car accident

Greens’ campaign manager fired after drink-driving arrest
Germany

Greens’ campaign manager fired after drink-driving arrest

Insurance may have to pay if accident driver is drunk enough
Germany

Insurance may have to pay if accident driver is drunk enough

Hessian official wants alcohol ban during football matches
Germany

Hessian official wants alcohol ban during football matches

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt
Germany

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt

The best of Berlin’s 24-hour bars
Germany

The best of Berlin’s 24-hour bars

Every fifth German has a drinking problem
Germany

Every fifth German has a drinking problem

Sunny weather puts a head on flat beer industry figures
Germany

Sunny weather puts a head on flat beer industry figures

Teens warned of risks from ‘vodka tampon’ use
Germany

Teens warned of risks from ‘vodka tampon’ use

Partygoers mourn death of man behind Jägermeister success
Germany

Partygoers mourn death of man behind Jägermeister success

Cologne residents weary of Karneval craziness
Germany

Cologne residents weary of Karneval craziness

Firemen called to rescue beer
Germany

Firemen called to rescue beer

Experts call for stiffer penalties on drugged-up driving
Germany

Experts call for stiffer penalties on drugged-up driving

Bubbling over from success
Germany

Bubbling over from success

Ye olde mulled wine not for the young, drug commissioner warns
Germany

Ye olde mulled wine not for the young, drug commissioner warns

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers
Germany

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

Police carry sleeping drunk driver to alcohol test
Germany

Police carry sleeping drunk driver to alcohol test

Binge drinking worse among girls
Germany

Binge drinking worse among girls

Rare grape harvest cancelled in Hamburg after thieves strip vines
Germany

Rare grape harvest cancelled in Hamburg after thieves strip vines

Getting through a smoke-free Oktoberfest
Germany

Getting through a smoke-free Oktoberfest

Böhse Onkelz singer jailed for hit-and-run accident on drugs
Germany

Böhse Onkelz singer jailed for hit-and-run accident on drugs

Beer mug brawling spikes at 200th anniversary Oktoberfest
Germany

Beer mug brawling spikes at 200th anniversary Oktoberfest

Munich breweries reap Oktoberfest PR bonanza
Germany

Munich breweries reap Oktoberfest PR bonanza

End to Oktoberfest marred by crowd chaos
Germany

End to Oktoberfest marred by crowd chaos

Neighbourhood beer proves better than a bake sale for charities
Germany

Neighbourhood beer proves better than a bake sale for charities

Barfing Oktoberfest drunks face taxi cleanup fees
Germany

Barfing Oktoberfest drunks face taxi cleanup fees

Booze and butts a human right, drug commissioner says
Germany

Booze and butts a human right, drug commissioner says

Another kind of Bavarian brew
Germany

Another kind of Bavarian brew

Drunk driving cases plummet after fines hiked
Germany

Drunk driving cases plummet after fines hiked

Behemoth wine barrel to be tapped after 400 years
Germany

Behemoth wine barrel to be tapped after 400 years

Brewer banishes Bud to crown Hasseröder official World Cup beer
Germany

Brewer banishes Bud to crown Hasseröder official World Cup beer

Bavarian beer prices stable as beer garden season begins
Germany

Bavarian beer prices stable as beer garden season begins

Germans smoking less, but still drinking copiously
Germany

Germans smoking less, but still drinking copiously

German Media Roundup: Has Käßmann redeemed herself?
Germany

German Media Roundup: Has Käßmann redeemed herself?

Church leader Käßmann resigns for driving drunk
Germany

Church leader Käßmann resigns for driving drunk

Top Protestant bishop caught driving drunk
Germany

Top Protestant bishop caught driving drunk

Baden-Württemberg to ban nighttime alcohol sales
Germany

Baden-Württemberg to ban nighttime alcohol sales

Munich S-Bahn victim may have thrown the first punch
Germany

Munich S-Bahn victim may have thrown the first punch

Bahn CEO intervenes after railway gives teen wine as redress
Germany

Bahn CEO intervenes after railway gives teen wine as redress

Rhineland suffers spate of naked and drunk train passengers
Germany

Rhineland suffers spate of naked and drunk train passengers

Booze-related violence on the rise among youths
Germany

Booze-related violence on the rise among youths

Beer consumption hits 20-year low
Germany

Beer consumption hits 20-year low

‘Gas explosion’ caused by man’s buttocks
Germany

‘Gas explosion’ caused by man’s buttocks

The best of Berlin in November
Germany

The best of Berlin in November

Butt-flashing boozer dragged 200 metres while stuck to train
Germany

Butt-flashing boozer dragged 200 metres while stuck to train

Seven-year-old boy found on sidewalk with alcohol poisoning
Germany

Seven-year-old boy found on sidewalk with alcohol poisoning

Drunk woman run over by train survives tucked between tracks
Germany

Drunk woman run over by train survives tucked between tracks

Drunk bicyclist fined after asking police for alcohol test
Germany

Drunk bicyclist fined after asking police for alcohol test

Deutsche Bahn considers alcohol ban on trains
Germany

Deutsche Bahn considers alcohol ban on trains

Islamist suspects detained amid tightened Oktoberfest security
Germany

Islamist suspects detained amid tightened Oktoberfest security

Plans to censor Oktoberfest debauchery spark press protest
Germany

Plans to censor Oktoberfest debauchery spark press protest

Court says drivers responsible for dodging Oktoberfest drunks
Germany

Court says drivers responsible for dodging Oktoberfest drunks

Runway eludes drunk German pilot
Germany

Runway eludes drunk German pilot

World Cocktail Championship shakes up Berlin
Germany

World Cocktail Championship shakes up Berlin

Drunk in wheelchair leads police on high-speed chase
Germany

Drunk in wheelchair leads police on high-speed chase

Man dies after headfirst jump into disco pool with glass shards
Germany

Man dies after headfirst jump into disco pool with glass shards

Teens set fire to sleeping drunk
Germany

Teens set fire to sleeping drunk

Drug commissioner urges binge drinking prevention course
Germany

Drug commissioner urges binge drinking prevention course

Police target FC St. Pauli fans in ‘unacceptable’ pub raid
Germany

Police target FC St. Pauli fans in ‘unacceptable’ pub raid

Drunk badger blocks traffic
Germany

Drunk badger blocks traffic

Politicians split over using undercover teens to buy alcohol
Germany

Politicians split over using undercover teens to buy alcohol

Heidelberg pushes nighttime booze ban to curb youth drinking
Germany

Heidelberg pushes nighttime booze ban to curb youth drinking

Oktoberfest beer Maß prices bubble over
Germany

Oktoberfest beer Maß prices bubble over

Man run over by two trains escapes with scrapes and bruises
Germany

Man run over by two trains escapes with scrapes and bruises

Drunk Ukrainian politician detained at Frankfurt airport
Germany

Drunk Ukrainian politician detained at Frankfurt airport

Home brewers could save Germany’s sacred beer tradition
Germany

Home brewers could save Germany’s sacred beer tradition

Recession making German beer cheaper
Germany

Recession making German beer cheaper

Drunk policewoman kills man in hit-and-run
Germany

Drunk policewoman kills man in hit-and-run

Two teens declared dead after boozy Turkish class trip
Germany

Two teens declared dead after boozy Turkish class trip

Gas stations to ban spirits to fight youth binge drinking
Germany

Gas stations to ban spirits to fight youth binge drinking

Bavarian brewers strike
Germany

Bavarian brewers strike

Police chief attacks Karneval booze frenzy
Germany

Police chief attacks Karneval booze frenzy

No second beer please, we’re German
Germany

No second beer please, we’re German

Hamburg police plan to ban punks from city
Germany

Hamburg police plan to ban punks from city

Drunk British soldier takes tank joyride
Germany

Drunk British soldier takes tank joyride

Booze gets Karneval off to a violent start
Germany

Booze gets Karneval off to a violent start

Bartender faces jail for boy’s booze death
Germany

Bartender faces jail for boy’s booze death

Drunk switches dead passenger to driver side
Germany

Drunk switches dead passenger to driver side

Despite financial crisis, carnival lovers to party on
Germany

Despite financial crisis, carnival lovers to party on

Police tend bar for hammered waitress
Germany

Police tend bar for hammered waitress

Group wants Oktoberfest named ‘intangible’ UNESCO site
Germany

Group wants Oktoberfest named ‘intangible’ UNESCO site

Turkish Karneval club wants to ‘civilise’ Cologne tradition
Germany

Turkish Karneval club wants to ‘civilise’ Cologne tradition

Drinking buddies save 220-kilo man stranded for a week on floor
Germany

Drinking buddies save 220-kilo man stranded for a week on floor

Dead Polish man found in back seat by border police
Germany

Dead Polish man found in back seat by border police

Drunk man killed on highway after police let him go
Germany

Drunk man killed on highway after police let him go

The best of Berlin in December
Germany

The best of Berlin in December

Berlin bans public drinking around Alexanderplatz
Germany

Berlin bans public drinking around Alexanderplatz

Disgusting beer coasters to discourage teen binging
Germany

Disgusting beer coasters to discourage teen binging

German drunk driver dodges suspension with Polish license
Germany

German drunk driver dodges suspension with Polish license

Berlin cops want parents to pay for drunk teen transport
Germany

Berlin cops want parents to pay for drunk teen transport

Cops find drunk German with record alcohol level
Germany

Cops find drunk German with record alcohol level

German troops in Afghanistan drink copious amounts of booze
Germany

German troops in Afghanistan drink copious amounts of booze

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer
Germany

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer

Drunk truck driver stops at police station for directions
Germany

Drunk truck driver stops at police station for directions

Red Cross preps for swarms of Italians at Oktoberfest
Germany

Red Cross preps for swarms of Italians at Oktoberfest

Bätzing wants undercover teens to bust alcohol violators
Germany

Bätzing wants undercover teens to bust alcohol violators

Alcoholic dies trying to rappel from fifth-floor forced detox
Germany

Alcoholic dies trying to rappel from fifth-floor forced detox

Smokers to enjoy final Oktoberfest before ban
Germany

Smokers to enjoy final Oktoberfest before ban

Oktoberfest organizers fear deep freeze
Germany

Oktoberfest organizers fear deep freeze

Adolescent alcohol abuse growing in Berlin
Germany

Adolescent alcohol abuse growing in Berlin

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments
Germany

Beckstein hammered for drink driving comments

Boy stands trial for flooding arena with beer
Germany

Boy stands trial for flooding arena with beer

German scientists discover hard-drinking tree shrew
Germany

German scientists discover hard-drinking tree shrew

Energy drinks and alcohol seen as risky
Germany

Energy drinks and alcohol seen as risky

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Sweden

Politicians ban summer spirit

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Sweden

Persson considers reducing alcohol tax

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Sweden

Swedes drink like it’s 1870

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Sweden

77 Systembolaget managers prosecuted for bribery

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Sweden

45 Kalmar pubs caught in tax swoop

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Sweden

Vodka taster not guilty of drunk-driving

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Sweden

Government pours cold water on booze tax cut

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Sweden

Systembolaget supplier charged with smuggling

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Sweden

Alcohol inquiry proposes 30% tax cut

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Sweden

Swedes back alcohol monopoly

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Sweden

Systembolaget sanctions to punish suppliers

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Sweden

Ordering booze online “carries no risk”

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Sweden

Systembolaget supplier too sick for trial

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Sweden

Swedes drank less in 2005

Swede snaps up Hitler’s champagne
Sweden

Swede snaps up Hitler’s champagne

Is Sweden obsessed with booze?
Sweden

Is Sweden obsessed with booze?

Norwegians flock to Sweden’s liquor stores
Sweden

Norwegians flock to Sweden’s liquor stores

Swedes smuggling less booze into the country
Sweden

Swedes smuggling less booze into the country

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Sweden

‘One-eye’ defence fails for drunken driver

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Sweden

Nurses’s moist wipe helps drunken driver escape conviction

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Sweden

Polish booze smugglers caught at Swedish border

Swedes toast to cheap alcohol from abroad
Sweden

Swedes toast to cheap alcohol from abroad

From Sweden to Germany in search of cheap booze
Sweden

From Sweden to Germany in search of cheap booze

Alcohol damages women’s brains faster than men’s: Swedish study
Sweden

Alcohol damages women’s brains faster than men’s: Swedish study

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe
Sweden

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe

‘Vodka-mobile’ selling booze to Swedish kids
Sweden

‘Vodka-mobile’ selling booze to Swedish kids

‘Northern Swedes need to know you before they’ll drink with you’
Sweden

‘Northern Swedes need to know you before they’ll drink with you’

Alcohol seizures down despite tough new law
Sweden

Alcohol seizures down despite tough new law

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Sweden

Dad slams booze delivery to 10-year-old son

There’s no such thing as a hangover ‘cure’: expert
Sweden

There’s no such thing as a hangover ‘cure’: expert

Notorious booze baron nabbed at border
Norway

Notorious booze baron nabbed at border

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Switzerland

Kids finding it harder to buy booze

German booze cheapest in Western Europe
Germany

German booze cheapest in Western Europe

Bigger vineyards ‘a threat’ to German wine
Germany

Bigger vineyards ‘a threat’ to German wine

Study: Germans gorge on more greens
Germany

Study: Germans gorge on more greens

Giving beer a home in the Rhineland
Germany

Giving beer a home in the Rhineland

Cultivating the king of grapes
Germany

Cultivating the king of grapes

Beer purity law proposed as UN world cultural heritage
Germany

Beer purity law proposed as UN world cultural heritage

Small wine harvest to boost vintage’s price
Germany

Small wine harvest to boost vintage’s price

It’s official: German beer is ‘very good’
Germany

It’s official: German beer is ‘very good’

Beer sales on the rise
Germany

Beer sales on the rise

Drunk fined €2,400 for swiping sausage in Cologne
Germany

Drunk fined €2,400 for swiping sausage in Cologne

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Germany

World takes to German wine

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Sweden

EU internet laws threaten Systembolaget