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Saturday 20 December 2014

UK

Pub chain apologises for poppy ‘ban’

A UK pub chain has said it is “extremely sorry” for any offence caused after it banned certain staff from wearing poppies at work.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Government steps up pressure on Tesco

Business secretary Vince Cable has voiced his concerns about Tesco’s £263 million financial scandal, calling for a comprehensive review of the company’s practices.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Stock Spirits warns of €10m profit shortfall

UK-based distiller Stock Spirits has issued a profit warning after a 15% alcohol duty hike in its main market of Poland created a “very tough” trading environment.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 unusual London bars

For the curious imbiber London is a wonderland of watering holes, from the tastefully discrete to the beautifully bizarre.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Meantime captures ‘flavour’ of London

London brewery Meantime has released a beer made with hops grown on the banks of the river Thames.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Locals fight to save Duchess’s favourite pub

A pub that was once a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge is facing closure, highlighting the continued plight of UK pubs.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinking when pregnant message ‘mixed’

A legal test case could soon decide if children affected by Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) should be compensated as victims of crime.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

10 of the world’s oldest pubs

This collection of pubs have undoubtedly stood the test of time, battling against a backdrop of civil wars, witch trials and ghostly goings-on.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK brand taps into Canadian gin thirst

One of the UK’s youngest gin brands is tapping into “soaring interest” for this category in Canada after securing its first major export deal.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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