'Noise in pubs reaches level of power drill'

By James Wilmore

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Related tags: Noise levels, Johnnie walker, Daily mail and general trust, London

Noise levels inside some London pubs are so high it is like standing next to a power drill, according to a new report. The "dangerous" levels - up to...

Noise levels inside some London pubs are so high it is like standing next to a power drill, according to a new report. The "dangerous" levels - up to 90 decibels - have been reported in at least five venues in the Harrow area. Damage to hearing can occur after only two-and-a-half hours exposed to such high noise levels, according to Harrow Council - London Evening Standard

Demand for rosé among women has pushed wine sales through the £5billion barrier for the first time. The market for non-sparkling wine grew by 6.5 per cent to £5.04billion in the year to August - Daily Mail

Diageo workers have demanded its chief executive meet them to explain why the company is axing two of its plants. The drinks giant confirmed last month it was pressing ahead with the closure of its Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock and the Port Dundas grain distillery in Glasgow, affecting a total of 900 workers - Scotsman

It was hailed as the future of football viewing, but only 250,000 fans paid to watch England's clash with Ukraine on the internet. Millions of angry supporters missed out on the World Cup qualifier because they refused to stump up between £4.99 and £11.99 to catch the action online. Those who did complained of a lack of atmosphere and slow streaming speeds during the dismal 1-0 defeat - Mirror

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