'Price of beer to climb again'

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The price of a pint of lager is likely to increase by 5p - the second such price rise in a month, after brewers said they were forced to pass on the...

The price of a pint of lager is likely to increase by 5p - the second such price rise in a month, after brewers said they were forced to pass on the higher costs of manufacturing the drink. A pint of lager will now rise to about £3.10. Britain's four biggest brewers have all announced price rises, to take effect from the start of next month - The Telegraph

The Restaurant Group, which owns the Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito chains, said it was likely to beat market expectations for 2010 in spite of "unusually harsh weather" in November and December. The group revealed a 1 per cent fall in like-for-like sales for the year compared with a 0.25 per cent increase before the weather-related disruptions - Financial Times

Women soldiers have been warned to drink sensibly by their bosses at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) - or they will end up with a large bottom. A new advert is targeting their vanity to improve their health, after the MoD found thousands of servicemen and women were drinking 'hazardous and harmful' amounts of alcohol' - Daily Mail

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