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Thursday 5 March 2015


‘Racist’ pub sign sparks row

A pub named “Labour in Vain” is embroiled in a race row over its use of a sign showing a black boy being scrubbed in a bath by a white couple.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

Gordon Ramsay loses £1.6m pub rent battle

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has lost a High Court battle over rent payments on a pub in London, landing him with an estimated bill of £1.6 million.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Pub sent gas bill for HRH Prince Charles

The owners of a pub named the Prince of Wales were left bemused after receiving a gas bill addressed to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Pub condemned for benefits booze deal

A Dublin pub has sparked controversy over a promotion that allows people in receipt of state benefits to take advantage of cut price drinks.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Man killed in pub axe attack

One man has been killed and several seriously injured after an axe and knife attack at a UK pub.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pair visit 18,000 pubs over three decades

It has taken them 30 years and 36,000 pints, but a pair of committed pub patrons can finally lay claim to having completed the world’s longest pub crawl.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs vote to scrap forced ‘beer-tie’ pubs

MPs have voted in favour of scrapping the UK’s forced ‘beer tie’ pub model, effectively ending landlords’ obligation to buy beer from their owners.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 6 Comments »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Geezers’ get £2k to go on pub crawl

A pensioners’ club has been awarded £2,000 to go on a pub crawl around London to research pub closures as part of an upcoming exhibition.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Veteran selling poppies barred from pub

A pub manager has made a donation of £40 to the Royal British Legion after his bar staff kicked out a disabled veteran trying to sell poppies.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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