Legal

Fake: Europol seized wine purporting to be a famous and protected red wine from Italy

APPG set up to probe illicit trade

By Fred A'Court

MPs will investigate illicit trade across a range of sectors, including alcohol, as part of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) formed to push the problem up the political agenda.

Welsh wonder: Tiny Rebel sets sights on big growth

Tiny Rebel’s £2.6m brewery open

By Nicholas Robinson

Tiny Rebel’s £2.6m plans to grow production fivefold are one step closer to fruition now its 30,000sq ft foot brewery is open.

Free of charge: customers will be able to claim a complimentary drink at participating Punch pubs

Punch brings back free pint promo

By Nikkie Sutton

Punch has announced the return of its free drinks promotion in partnership with Carling, Stella and Rekorderlig Cider.

Right wing: More than half (61%) of respondents to The MA's snap survey indicated they would be voting Tory on 8 June.

General Election 2017

Pubs want Conservative Government

By Ed Bedington

The pub industry seems to be leaning towards a continuation of Conservative Party rule according to the results of our general election survey, with many citing Brexit as the key battleground for their votes. Ed Bedington reports.

Unveiled: North Brewing Co has added Volta sour to its portfolio

North Brewing Co unveils new sour beer

By Nikkie Sutton

The Best Brewing Pub Company winner at this year's Publican Awards – North Brewing Co – has revealed a new sour beer, among a flurry of other launches.

BrewDog's James Watt:

BrewDog hits back at pub name debacle

By Nikkie Sutton

BrewDog pleads “please don’t steal our trademarks” in a blog post following the dispute over a Birmingham pub name that left the brewer and pub operator criticised by consumers.

Trade fears: ALMR says health legislation should not hit pubs

ALMR: obesity solutions should not burden operators

By Nikkie Sutton

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has reiterated its message that the trade is keen to help tackle childhood obesity but without the burden falling on licensees.

Police objection: Stockton's Wobbly Goblin bid to stay open until 5.30am (image: Google Maps)

Licensing

Police block pub’s late-night licence bid

By Nicholas Robinson

Police are obstructing a Teesside pub’s bid to open until 5.30am because of its “violent past”, despite bosses claiming the site now attracts a more “cosmopolitan” clientele.

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