Lots of people drink alcohol on a regular basis, but at what point does it actually become an addiction? Four simple questions, known as the CAGE Test, can help to assess a person's level of alcohol dependency.
At least nine people are reported to have died in southern India after drinking hand sanitizer as a substitute for alcohol. Alcohol stores were closed as part of a local lockdown to curb a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Germans continue to drink a bathtub's worth of beer, wine and spirits per year, according to a new study on addiction. They also smoked nearly 75 billion cigarettes.
After weeks of lockdown due to COVID-19, pubs in Germany are permitted to gradually reopen. They are places where people long to be and they also fulfill a purpose in life, says anthropologist Christoph Wulf.
Some Brussels-based breweries have started home delivery services to stay in business. It's proving quite successful, but psychologists warn against excessive alcohol consumption, as Marina Strauss reports.
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