Admiral Taverns sold for £220m to owners of Magners cider

UK pub chain Admiral Taverns has been sold to the C&C Group, which owns Magners cider, in partnership with US investment company Proprium Capital Partners.

How do the ‘modern’ and ‘Orwellian’ pub ideals compare?

The ideal UK pub should serve food, have a beer garden and real ale and allow dogs according to a recent survey but how does it stack up with George Orwell’s definition of “what a pub should be”?

Aussie pub bars Danish Prince for not having proper ID

The Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark was barred entry to a bar in Brisbane because the royal didn't have proper identification.

Wayward pirates scupper world record attempt

A world record attempt for the most pirates in one place failed after "a few" of the 14,000 swashbucklers that had gathered in Penzance accidentally stayed in a pub and missed the count.

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