Teenage girls in the UK are 'worst in the world' for getting drunk and are now TWICE as likely as boys to abuse alcohol
Teenage girls are becoming the UKs biggest problem drinkers after it was revealed they are twice more likely to get drunk than boys.
Almost a third have been drunk at least twice by the age of 15, compared with a quarter of boys the same age, according to a study.
The UK is one of only three countries where 15-year-old girls were inebriated more often than their male counterparts - and the gender gap is highest here.
Only girls in Canada and Sweden follow suit, but the gender gap was biggest in Britain, according to the study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... read more
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