Paul and Emma Ainsworth take over Sharp’s Brewery pub from Nathan Outlaw

Chef Paul Ainsworth and his wife Emma are extending their Cornish empire with the lease to Sharp's Brewery-backed pub The Mariners, following the departure of Nathan Outlaw last month. 

Top 10 famous pub landlords

While celebrity drinks brands are all the rage, a clutch of stars, from David Beckham to Sir Ian McKellen, have gone one step further and bought their own pubs. We’ve rounded up our 10 favourite celeb landlords we’d love a lock-in with.

Marston’s plans to scale back expansion to pay off £200m debt

Pub and brewing company Marston's will scale back its planned expansion in order to pay off some of its £1.2 billion debt pile.

Russian post offices selling beer to raise funds

Post offices in Russia have started to sell beer in an effort to not only raise funds, but also to increase access to legal alcohol in the wake of poisoning from counterfeit products.

The week in pictures

December 14th, 2018

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