Two bars in Newcastle will become the first in the UK to sell alcohol at a new minimum price.
The bars, which will open on Grey Street, will have to set prices at at least £1.25 per unit.
The council agreed the new price with the bar owners to try to control alcohol related crime.
More top news
Mainly dry but rather cloudy to start this week. More unsettled by the end of the day Wednesday - stronger winds and showery rain
Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops