Latest Public house Stories
The dawn of a continental-style drinking culture or a lurch into around-the-clock booze-fuelled debauchery?
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - About one third of all the pubs, clubs and shops in England and Wales licensed to sell alcohol will stay open for longer from midnight on Wednesday as Britain seeks a new way to tackle its binge drinking problem.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - A nursing home in Ireland has hit on a cheering way to keep up the spirits of its elderly patients -- by providing its own pub.
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Britain unveiled new anti-smoking laws on Thursday but failed to impose a total ban on lighting up in workplaces after a heated debate in prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour party.
The UK government proposals to make public places and workplaces smokefree in England would not apply to nearly half of all pubs and bars in the North West of England, because they do not serve food. The largest and most comprehensive study to date of the likely impact of the government White Paper 'Choosing Health' is published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health. In the most deprived areas, nearly two-thirds of all pubs and bars would be exempt, which researchers claim would...
Beer, the most popular alcoholic beverage in the United States, has an image crisis, analysts say. While it is still the nation's favorite alcoholic beverage, it continues to lose ground to wine and spirits.
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