Trying to stop drinking and flying in the UK is a non-starter to be honest. If it is on sale, Britons will drink it, and lots of it because a drinking culture has gripped the country more so than ever. I have to admit that after a day of working with real news, I do enjoy watching the odd soap on TV, switch off with some fake news along with tens of millions in the UK, and here no doubt, the only benefit is that expats can watch Corrie in the sun.

But one thing I have noticed lately is that, apart from every soap being desperately depressing, nothing good appears to happen. All the action is either carried out in the pub, on the way to the pub or, if the pub is off the agenda, then it’s back to his or hers for gallons of wine which only leads to more tantrums and tears. I know TV channels made a concerted effort to reduce smoking on TV screens, but they’ve now flooded them with booze. Not the best example.


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zaax / Hace over 4 years

Just limit the number of units of achol that can be brought by one person at departures.


Andy Rawson / Hace over 4 years

They banned smoking due to health and safety, so they could do the same for alcohol. A few example cases would get the ball rolling.


Henry James / Hace over 4 years

Once the new measures come in within the next ten days,almost nobody outside the UK and those within it without a valid tv licence will be able to watch anything on the BBC and even using a VPN won't do you any good.


S. / Hace over 4 years

Those that watch the seriously depressing SOAP Operas, are subjected to the TV ratings war. Trying to get the most viewers, from their depressing and shocking story lines. This trend is causing the British viewers into a state of anxiety and serious depression. So The British take to their cheap Supermarket Alcohol, to block out their permanent diet of Soap shocking diarrhea. Stopping and controlling Alcohol sales at Airports, and on Aircraft is now a PRIORITY..