75% of UK hospitality firms at risk of insolvency

Three quarters of hospitality businesses in the UK are at risk of insolvency in the next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey by UK Hospitality.

Pub landlord installs electric fence around his bar

The landlord of the Star Inn in the Cornish town of St Just has installed an unusual deterrent to enforce social distancing at his pub. 

Unruly emus banned from Australian pub

Two emus, named Carol and Kevin, have been barred from their local pub in western Queensland after stealing from punters and defecating on the floor.

Weekly takings at pubs and restaurants down 40%

As pubs, bars and restaurants in England reopen, the latest data suggests that like-for-like sales are down 39.8% on the same period last year, but there is some positive news. 

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