UK pubs contribute £70 million to UK economy over royal wedding weekend

UK pubs are expected to hand over more than £70m in taxes thanks to a bumper royal wedding and FA Cup final weekend, according to new figures.

Plastic straws could be banned throughout England

Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned across the country as part of the UK government's efforts to cut down on waste.

Saturday will be the UK pub industry’s biggest trading day of the year

An average of 1,000 pints will be poured every second tomorrow as the UK turns all of its attention to both the royal wedding and FA Cup Final.

Petition calls on UK government to introduce 5p charge on plastic straws in pubs

A petition calling on pubs to charge punters 5p for using plastic straws has gained 10,000 signatures.

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