Sometimes, Valentine's Day isn't all red roses, traditional proposals, and loved-up couples. The Morning Advertiser talks to publicans across the country who have experienced the weird and wonderful on love's great day.
A Suffolk licensee who has seen profits drop by nearly 75% after a series of weekend road works has been backed by her local MP Matthew Hancock and BII chief executive Tim Hulme in her fight with the Highways Agency.
Licensees and pub operators could face a postcode lottery over the size of their licence fees from 2012. One trade body has warned it could lead to a £100m increase in licence fee costs for pubs across the country.