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Fears grow over alcohol-fuelled chaos

With just 24 hours to go, fears were escalating that alcohol-fuelled chaos will set in with the introduction of 24-hour licensing laws.
The new legislation gives police and local authorities greater powers to clamp down on businesses which fuel alcohol misuse.

Stores caught selling alcohol to minors could have their licence changed, suspended or revoked and be handed a £5,000 fine.