Europeans Get Drunk to Have Sex.
The UK has one of the worst reputations for binge drinking and underage sex but there are striking similarities between countries, a study found. A third of 16 to 35-year-old men and 23% of women questioned said they drank to increase their chance of sex. The study - of 1,341 young people in nine countries including the UK - is published in BMC Public Health
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posted by psmealey
on May 9, 2008 -
Britain's Pubs to Entertain Longer Hours? Tony Blair Says Yes!
In an effort to curb binge drinking and overall ruddy behavior after closing times at 11pm, Parliament has it before them to allow for extended bar hours, rather than fixed open and closing hours. Communities would have some sort of say in which pubs would be able to have which hours, probably based on distance to residential areas, etc. CAMRA
, the Campaign for Real Ale was one of the formal organizations backing this plan. Open All Hours?
is a group opposing the plan. Check it out!
posted by djspicerack
on Nov 13, 2002 -