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Pub capital: Liberty Games declares Portsmouth the UK's pub capital

Liberty Games crowns Britain’s pub capital

By Stuart Stone

Games room specialists Liberty Games analysed the addresses of 51,566 pubs and crowned Portsmouth as the pub capital of the UK, based on the number of pubs per square mile.

Up and away: gin sales are on the rise

British gin outsells beef

By Huw Cross

Britain exports more gin than beef, according to new figures that show overseas sales reached £530m in 2017.

Innovative: Eebria's Peter Kennelly and David Jackson are on a mission to improve beer distribution

UK beer distribution model ‘fundamentally messed up’

By James Beeson

The warehouse model employed by most beer distributors is “broken” and should be “done a completely different way”, according to one of the UK’s leading online retailers and wholesale suppliers.

On the road: pub showcase could encourage more overseas tourists to visit British pubs

Mock pub aims to drive UK tourism and beer exports

By Fred A'Court

A British pub set-up complete with bar, seating areas and even an iconic red telephone box at overseas trade shows could also be used to boost beer exports – with the added bonus of visiting a pub as a ‘must do’ activity during a visit to the UK.

Stay with me: PM gives EU migrants right to work in post-Brexit UK

‘Migrant workers can stay,’ says PM

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs employing EU migrants will be allowed to maintain their contracts once the UK leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed for the first time.

Rising trend: rum sales have soared by 6% in volume in pubs over the past five years

Rum to break £1bn sales barrier this year

By Nikkie Sutton

Rum sales are expected to top the £1bn mark this year if current consumption trends continue, the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has said.