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Landing in London: two airlines will offer more than 200 craft beers from the US at a special pop-up pub

Airlines to host American-themed craft pop-up

By Emily Hawkins

A pop-up pub showcasing hundreds of US craft beers will open this month in the latest marketing ploy by two airlines to attract UK tourists to cross The Pond.

Pay on the agenda: Unite is protesting against low pay in the sector

Unite to protest over ‘low pay’ in hospitality at BHA conference

By Liam Coleman

Trade union Unite has revealed it will take its campaign for better pay in the hospitality industry directly to the British Hospitality Association (BHA) by protesting outside the organisation’s annual hospitality and tourism summit in central London...

Pub Awards: Best Community Winner - The Firbank Pub & Kitchen, Manchester

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Community Winner - The Firbank Pub & Kitchen, Manchester

By James Evison

Simon Delaney lives and breathes Wythenshawe. As the owner of The Firbank, along with his wife Rachel, in the Manchester suburb for the past 21 years, he’s passionate about his home turf and keen to dispel myths surrounding an area once branded “the biggest...

Trend watch: cruising for a fusing?

Trend watch

Trend watch: cruising for a fusing?

By Daniel Woolfson

Say “fusion” and people usually cringe. Briefly popular in the nineties, combining seemingly mismatched concepts and cuisines was written off as unnecessary and extravagant by many.

Pub Olympics trade

Pubs report positive trading after Olympics

By Gurjit Degun

One year on from the Olympics, licensees around the park area in Stratford, east London, have seen good trading, and say they are optimistic about the future.

SABMiller in alliance with Anadolu Efes

SABMiller in alliance with Anadolu Efes

SABMiller, the international brewer, has announced it has agreed a strategic alliance with Anadolu Efes to create Russia’s second-biggest beer maker.

Diageo warns on global economy

Diageo warns on global economy

Diageo, the global drinks group, has reported a rise in sales for the three months to 30 September, but warned that the global economy remains fragile.

Britvic launches Glitter Berry

Britvic launches Glitter Berry

Britvic has launched a limited edition variant, named J20 Glitter Berry, in an effort to boost sales over the festive season.

SAB Miller: full year lager volumes declined by 3% in Europe

SABMiller reports rise in Q4 lager volumes

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

SABMiller, the global brewer listed in London, has reported a 3% rise in fourth quarter lager volumes, driven by a strong performance from emerging...

Charity: plenty of opportunity

United we stand to champion the pub trade

By The PMA Team

Welcome to the first edition of The Publican's Morning Advertiser — our task to become the industry's indispensable guide, says The PMA Team.

Black for black: MA features editor Robyn Black pours a Guinness

Self-pour pints trial begins in Britain

By John Harrington

Trials of the Diageo-backed customer self-pour system, used widely across pubs in Ireland and the US, have begun in Britain. Draft Master, which...

Obama and Cameron: debated beer temperature

Obama and Cameron debate beer temperature

By Ewan Turney

Barack Obama has praised the Hobgoblin beer given to him by David Cameron as "excellent". The Prime Minister and US President swapped beers at the...

Two Swindon men banned after being charged with being drunk and disorderly

World Cup pub ban for two men

By John Harrington

Two men have been banned from all pubs for the duration of the World Cup after being charged with being drunk and disorderly. Stephen Selwood, 21,...

Craft Guild of National Chefs searches for talent

Search for National Chef of the Year is on

By Lesley Foottit

The Craft Guild of Chefs is looking for the cream of cooking talent in the National Chef of the Year competition 2010. Changes have been made to the...

Heineken: deal for Mexican brewer

Heineken acquires FEMSA Cerveza

By Ewan Turney

Heineken has acquired Mexican brewer FEMSA Cerveza for €5.3bn — its brands include Dos Equis, Tecate and Sol.

Hogan: Lost appeal on flouting smoking ban

Smoke ban rebel loses appeal

By John Harrington

Smoke ban rebel licensee Nick Hogan has lost his Crown Court appeal against convictions for flouting the smoking ban. Hogan appealed three of his...

FSB wants parking rethink

FSB calls for parking rethink

By Ewan Turney

The Federation of Small Businesses has called on local councils to rethink their parking policy in a bid to help keep trade local.