Digital ‘Covid certificates’ being considered by Boris Johnson in bid to open up bars and theatres

A mobile phone app could serve as a Covid ‘passport’ to enter pubs and theatres under plans being considered by Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister is examining proposals that would allow business, hospitals or schools to demand proof that someone has been vaccinated – or has tested negative for the virus. One idea would see the … Read more

James McAvoy’s black sheep half-brother Donald, 31, is back behind bars after road rage attack

James McAvoy’s black sheep half-brother Donald, 31, is back behind bars after he and knife-carrying accomplice attacked driver in road rage frenzy following ‘bumper-to-bumper’ prang Donald McAvoy, 31, attacked grandfather Mieczyslaw Bawor in Glasgow He and accomplice pounced on 57-year-old last March in road rage frenzy McAvoy, who has 43 previous convictions, was jailed for four … Read more

Kaz Crossley spends the day on the beach as bars are forced to shut in Dubai

Love Island’s Kaz Crossley sizzles in a blue bikini as she spends the day on the beach after bars were forced to shut amid rising Covid cases in Dubai By Charlotte Dean For Mailonline Published: 16:48 GMT, 2 February 2021 | Updated: 19:01 GMT, 2 February 2021 Kaz Crossley revealed she was spending the afternoon … Read more

Isle of Man braces for ‘freedom weekend’ with crowds set to descend on island’s pubs and bars

Pubs, bars and restaurants on the Isle of Man are bracing for an influx of revellers  this weekend as residents on the island prepare for a blowout to celebrate the end of lockdown.  Bar bosses expect bumper crowds across Friday, Saturday and Sunday as customers flow back into the pubs and restaurants on the first … Read more

Dubai closes pubs and bars following New Year´s Eve…

Dubai has forced all of its pubs and bars to close after a surge in Covid-19 cases at the influencer-packed destination since the start of the New Year. The sheikhdom also ordered restaurants and cafes to close by 1am, as well as instituted crowd limits on cinemas, hotels, shopping centres and other destinations. The move … Read more

British treasure hunter who salvaged £32MILLION of silver bars could be left with nothing

A British treasure hunter who salvaged £32 million of silver bars from a torpedoed WWII wreck could now lose it all in a court battle with the South African government.  Ross Hyett, 67, successfully led a treasure-hunting mission to recover 2,364 South Africa-owned bars of silver from the wreck of the SS Tilawa, a Tyneside-built … Read more

Cafes and bars could see 3.2m jobs axed because of latest lockdown… as museums fight for survival

Hospitality chiefs issued a dire warning about the future of many businesses last night after doctors advised that the reopening of pubs and restaurants should be pushed back to May. Industry leaders said that just one in five restaurants, pubs and bars had enough cash to get through beyond March. It came after Sage scientists who … Read more

Wetherspoon set to announce sales plunge as lockdown forced bars to close over key Christmas period

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon is set to announce a dramatic sales slump over the key Christmas period after being impacted by coronavirus restrictions. Investors in the pub group will be keen to see the full extent of the impact of November’s lockdown in England as well as tighter tiered restrictions in December when it posts … Read more

May day for pubs? No10 examining plans to keep bars closed for FIVE MONTHS

May Day for pubs? No10 examining plans to keep bars closed for FIVE MONTHS with full lockdown until late March as Covid death toll passes 80,000 No10 said to be privately gloomy about prospects ending lockdown next month  March 23 is being touted as a more realistic end date, a year after first lockdown The … Read more

Christmas takings in pubs, bars and restaurants falls by almost 80%

Christmas takings in pubs, bars and restaurants falls by almost 80% compared with same period last year after venues were forced to close in pandemic Pubs, bars and restaurant saw a slump between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day Total sales fell by 79.4 per during period cent and sale of food fell by 64 per … Read more