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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A UK pub chain has said it is “extremely sorry” for any offence caused after it banned certain staff from wearing poppies at work.
A landlord has ignited a race row after he “blacked up” and paraded around his pub with a black man dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
A pub that was once a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge is facing closure, highlighting the continued plight of UK 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.
The UK’s first self-service “iPub”, where bar staff have been swapped for iPads, has opened in Wales.
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