While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Takeaway alcohol sales banned in England
The government has banned takeaway and click-and-collect alcohol sales from hospitality outlets in England as the country goes into lockdown until mid-February.
Paris bans takeaway food and alcohol at night
The city of Paris has banned takeaway food and alcohol from being delivered between the hours of 10pm and 6am to try to curb the rising tide of Covid cases.
Government updates takeaway alcohol sales and essential retail guidance
The government has updated its guidance on takeaway alcohol sales from hospitality outlets and what is considered essential retail in England.
Anger among HK bars as government suspends alcohol licences
To combat the Covid-19 epidemic, the Hong Kong government has suspended liquor licences, but has no compensation plan for the industry in place.
Christmas retail roundup: Christmas booze sales push Lidl into double digits
Alcohol helped to push Lidl’s sales into double digit growth, the retailer has reported, with beer, wine and spirits up 13%, its highest growth recorded in the category.
UK government to bring back duty-free alcohol under no-deal Brexit
Duty-free purchasing on alcohol and cigarettes will return in the UK if it leaves the European Union without a deal next month, chancellor Sajid Javid has said.