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What's in the news 25 November

Another Christmas lost?

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with hospitality expert Paul Pavli to get his take on the week's news, dominated by the rail union's decision to announce fresh strikes.

RMT announces more rail strikes

By Rebecca Weller

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) has announced further strike action to take place later this month amid ongoing disputes around pay and job security.

Vision king: the challenge is to make a station pub a destination pub

Railway pubs: on the right side of the tracks

By Claire Churchard

Station pubs are changing. Network Rail is encouraging operators to develop destination pubs that draw people in. We look at what this evolution means for publicans thinking about opening up next to the tracks.