Cornish drinkers catch a different kind of buzz as pub installs electric fence at bar

As if a few volts were enough to get between a steaming Cornishman and his pint, a pub near the UK pirate haven of Penzance has run an electric fence along the bar to enforce social distancing. And yes, it can be turned on. As you may well know, or maybe you don’t, Britain’s watering…Continue Reading

'So good to be out': Pub drinkers toast end to lockdown

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Ten in the morning on the first day of pubs reopening since lockdown and in Sheffield’s most central Wetherspoon pub Connor Bowling and his two mates are already three pints deep, Full English full and considering…Continue Reading