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Thursday 8 October 2015


Landlord escapes punishment for bulldozing pub

A Welsh landlord who bulldozed part of his pub at one in the morning after one of his staff refused to serve him after last orders will not face criminal charges.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Police chief in spat over glass of wine

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes reduced a waitress to tears when a row erupted after she was overcharged for a glass of wine at a pub.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Famous Fleet Street bar El Vino sold

El Vino, the Fleet Street wine bar where journalists gathered to gossip and snoop in search of scoops has been sold by the family that founded it in 1879.

Friday, August 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Irish pub’s list of drinking ‘rules’ goes viral

A list of rules dictating the proper etiquette when drinking in a typical Irish boozer has gone viral.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

The rise of the independent pub

It is hardly news that times are tough in the UK pub industry. With pubs closing at a rate of 29 a week, publicans are being forced to be ever more inventive to stay open for business and remain profitable.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 2 Comments »

Should pubs charge non-customers to use toilets?

A pub landlord has started charging non-customers £1 to use his toilet after being slapped with a £400 bill for blockages.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Squirrel ‘drunk’ on beer runs amok

A squirrel broke into a private members’ club, drank from its beer tap and proceeded to cause hundreds of pounds worth of damage.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Fake bus stop boosts pub’s sales

A pub landlord took matters into his own hands to boost his pub’s footfall by erecting a fake bus stop on his doorstep.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

UK gastropubs lead premium wine push

As British people’s taste for high-end wine continues to grow, the new wave of gastropubs sweeping through the country are their preferred place for drinking it, according to a leading distributor.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US couple spend $75k visiting UK pub

An American couple have become so enamoured with a British pub that they have spent $75,000 flying 8,700 miles from their home every six weeks to visit.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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