Closing time? 'Beer tie' vote hits British pub sector

Shares in Britain's pub operators plunged, suffering a huge hangover after politicians voted to scrap historic rules which force tenanted pubs to buy beer from themLondon (AFP) – Shares in Britain’s pub operators plunged Wednesday after parliament voted to scrap historic rules which force pubs to buy beer from them, in a move which could force hundreds of pubs to close.

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