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    In local election results, the Liberal Democrats - who oppose Brexit, gained 26 seats giving them control of Chelmsford City Council in Essex, a Brexit stronghold. These are external links and will open in a new window. New laws have come into force banning "irresponsible" drinks promotions by retailers in Scotland. Shops and supermarkets can no longer make offers such as buy-one-get-one-free and multi-buy discounts on wine.

    The Alcohol Scotland Act also restricts alcohol advertising around premises, and brings in age verification checks and a new tax on some licence holders. Tesco has told customers they will still get wine offers online because it will dispatch orders from England. The act, passed at Holyrood last year, prevents retailers from offer deals to customers who buy in bulk. The tax, called a social responsibility levy, aims to ensure retailers and licensed premises, such as nightclubs, contribute to the wider cost of their activities on the community.

    MSPs have warned that other retailers may remove discounts for quantity but may instead sell single bottles of alcohol for the same discount price. But Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon insisted the ban on multi-buy deals would cut alcohol consumption.

    She said: "I have had it put to me that supermarkets will reduce the cost of a bottle of wine as a response to this. Wine accounted for the largest rise in consumption, with sales more than doubling since the mid s. The Scottish government plans to go further in its bid to tackle Scotland's drinking culture by re-introducing minimum alcohol pricing proposals previously blocked by opposition parties.

    Scots ban on supermarket alcohol deals comes into force

    In January the UK government unveiled plans to set a minimum price for alcohol in England and Wales and calls have also been made for a similar measure to be introduced in Northern Ireland. The decisive result of the re-run mayoral election is a major setback for President Erdogan. Scots ban on supermarket alcohol deals comes into force 1 October Image caption Retailers with no longer be able to offer discounts to those bulk buying alcohol New laws have come into force banning "irresponsible" drinks promotions by retailers in Scotland.