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Number crunching: the British Beer & Pub Association predicts more than 7m pints will be sold during the England v Italy game this weekend (image: Getty/Jonathan Knowles)

Pubs to lose out on £9m during England v Italy

By Nikkie Thatcher

While 7.1m extra pints are expected to be bought on during Sunday’s UEFA Euro 2020 final on Sunday (11 July), due to ongoing restrictions, the trade will miss out on £9m in beer sales, it has been predicted.

Building costs: pub operators are soon set to pay business rates and contribute to furlough costs despite no change to lockdown restrictions (image: Konstantin Balezin / Getty)

Pub bosses mourn lost summer

By Emily Hawkins

Pub bosses have warned they are in a “highly precarious position” with payments approaching despite continued trading restrictions.