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Wednesday 24 September 2014

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Cannabis ale to go on sale

A home-brewed ale made from cannabis is to go on sale at a UK pub, with its creator aiming to roll it out nationally.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 2 Comments »

Trainspotting pub turned into whisky bar

A Scottish pub made famous by Danny Boyle’s 1996 film Trainspotting has been turned into an upmarket whisky bar.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Topless women beer sign slammed

A pub has been branded as “tacky” and “misogynistic” after landlords put up a sign promising free beer for topless women.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Marco Pierre White sells pub amid boycott

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has sold one of his UK gastropubs amid rumours of a mass walkout by staff.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK pub closures climb to 31 per week

CAMRA is urging the UK Government to close a legal loophole allowing pubs to be converted into supermarkets without planning permission, as the rate of closures rises to 31 per week.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Police raid pub in hunt for holy relic

Police turned over a 15th century village pub in the belief it was hiding a stolen Holy Grail relic – only to leave finding nothing but a salad bowl.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Pub beer sales rise biggest this century

UK publicans have something to cheer about after sales of pub-served beer rose by 2.6% between April and June — the biggest boost this century.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Banker bets bonus on 400 flagging pubs

A former UK banker has bought nearly 400 struggling pubs believing he holds the key to returning them to profit and to reviving the British pub industry.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pub staff risk blindness, warn doctors

Two staff who suffered “horrific” burns to their face and eyes while cleaning out a beer line have prompted doctors to call for tougher safety measures in Australia.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Depardieu misses premiere after pub visit

French film supremo Gerard Depardieu was mysteriously unable to attend his film’s UK premiere in Edinburgh after a day spent sampling the wares of an Isle of Skye pub.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

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