Suicidal man saved by beer

A man who was attempting to end his life by jumping off a bridge in Minnesota was prevented from doing so by two beer delivery men employed by Breakthru Beverage, after being persuaded to share a beer.

Pub installed on Royal Navy’s newest carrier

The Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has had a pub installed in time for its maiden voyage to the US later this month.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: England rugby star Chris Robshaw pays a visit to Nyetimber, Blur's Alex James goes one step further with plans to make his own English fizz under the name Britpop, Erdinger prepares to serve 250,000 pints during Oktoberfest in London and a whisky release prompts a police call-out in Scotland.

Budweiser more popular in China than the US

American beer brand Budweiser is more popular in China than in its homeland, with sales in China surpassing those in the US for the first time this year.

The week in pictures

August 10th, 2018

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