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Rugby World Cup

Controversial plans to close pubs early during Rugby World Cup scrapped

Council and police to take a more 'flexible' licensing approach during this year's tournament. 


In pictures: BrewDog's dead donkey stunt

Drinkers invited to attend launch of the Brighton bar on a taxidermy donkey taxi. 

Pubs Advisory

Call for review of pubs code after Punch sell-off raises suspicions

The Pubs Advisory Service has called on the Government to review the pubs code in reaction to Punch Taverns' sale of 158 pubs to New River Retail.

Punch Taverns sells

Punch sell-off: CAMRA urges NewRiver to keep sites as pubs

Pubs to be sold by Punch Taverns have the backing of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), which will encourage NewRiver Retail to continue running the sites as going concerns.

Prosecco growing but Champagne is still king on the bar

Data from CGA Strategy suggests that sparkling wine drinking trends in the on-trade differ significantly from those in the off-trade.

Consumer trends

London diners want more healthy options when eating out, claims new survey

Customers in London are twice as likely to be motivated to eat out by the desire for a light or healthy meal than those in the rest of the UK.

Freemasons at Wiswell tops Good Food Guide’s Top 50 Pubs 2016

Kerridges double-Michelin starred Marlow pub the Hand & Flowers and Top 50 Gastropubs winner Stephen Harris’ the Sportsman, Kent, came respectively second and third. 

London Art House hosts Boutique Bar Show

The London Art House in Islington will host the Boutique Bar Show 2015 in late September

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