Say no to alcohol: Chechnya remains most sober Russian region

Chechnya has maintained its lead in Russia’s sobriety rating in 2018, with the republic’s parliament speaker saying that the healthy lifestyle of its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has been a good example for the population. The newly-released National Sobriety Rating is based on the official data of alcohol sales across the country. The experts looked into […]

‘I wasn’t sober’: Russian metro guard puts gun to head of ‘terrorist’ in middle of station (VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 21:14 A St. Petersburg man has been fired from his job as a metro security guard and charged with hooliganism after he drunkenly held up an innocent passenger on suspicion of being a terrorist for at a busy underground station. The incident, which has gone public after CCTV footage of […]

Sober Frankfurt lights up for the festive season

GETTY Frankfurt has ditched the darkness of glass high rises in favour of traditional Christmas spirit Home to the European Central Bank and pretender to London’s financial crown, the German city on the River Main suffers from a somewhat stuffy and sober reputation. But every year it sees a magical transformation into one of Germany’s […]

Listen to Lorde’s New Song “Sober,” a Morning-After Reflection on the Night Before

The songs that the world has heard so far from Lorde’s upcoming new album Melodrama have been excellent, and the track she released this morning, entitled “Sober,” continues this streak. It’s been kicking around for a couple of months now — she played it at Coachella, and also at a small show in the run-up to the […]