Just a tipple! Moment giant vat of red wine BURSTS with 10,000 GALLONS of booze at Spanish winery 

Red wine tsunami! The moment a 50,000-litre tanks bursts at a winery in Spain and unleashes a flood of red wine A 50,000-litre wine tank at a winery in Spain spilled its contents onto the floor  A jet of wine erupted from the tank at the Bodegas Vitivinos winery in Villamalea It is believed that a … Read more Just a tipple! Moment giant vat of red wine BURSTS with 10,000 GALLONS of booze at Spanish winery 

Just a tipple! Moment giant vat of red wine BURSTS with 10,000 GALLONS of booze at Spanish winery 

Red wine tsunami! The moment a 50,000-litre tanks bursts at a winery in Spain and unleashes a flood of red wine A 50,000-litre wine tank at a winery in Spain spilled its contents onto the floor  A jet of wine erupted from the tank at the Bodegas Vitivinos winery in Villamalea It is believed that a … Read more Just a tipple! Moment giant vat of red wine BURSTS with 10,000 GALLONS of booze at Spanish winery 

Iron Age wine press unearthed in Lebanon

Archaeologists have uncovered the first Iron Age wine press in Lebanon, dating from the 7th century BC.   Excavations at the ancient settlement of Tell el-Burak near the city of Sidon uncovered the well-preserved press, which was constructed from plaster made by mixing lime and recycled ceramics.  Wine makers would have stomped the grapes in the … Read more Iron Age wine press unearthed in Lebanon

Events caterers left out of Rishi Sunak’s VAT cut

Caterers of funerals, weddings, corporate conferences and other events have been left out of the Chancellor’s £4.1billion tax cut for the hospitality industry, official guidelines suggest. The £70billion UK events industry has been on its knees as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with caterers seeing months of event bookings vanish overnight and some seeing … Read more Events caterers left out of Rishi Sunak’s VAT cut

Cut VAT on fuel to get Britain moving, says Moto chief

Ken McMeikan knows how to get his point across to politicians. While running high street chain Greggs in 2012, he made George Osborne scrap his plans for a ‘pasty tax’ on hot takeaway goods by climbing a stepladder outside Downing Street dressed as a baker and blasting his opposition to the policy through a megaphone.  … Read more Cut VAT on fuel to get Britain moving, says Moto chief

McDonald’s will slash prices on Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Happy Meals from TODAY

Fast-food lovers could snap up a discount Big Mac from this morning after McDonald’s announced plans to slash prices on some of its best-loved items. Chicken McNuggets, Happy Meals and the Quarter Pounder with Cheese are set to come down in price after Rishi Sunak slashed VAT from 20 per cent to 5 per cent.  … Read more McDonald’s will slash prices on Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Happy Meals from TODAY

McDonald’s will slash prices on Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Happy Meals from TODAY

Fast-food lovers could snap up a discount Big Mac from this morning after McDonald’s announced plans to slash prices on some of its best-loved items. Chicken McNuggets, Happy Meals and the Quarter Pounder with Cheese are set to come down in price after Rishi Sunak slashed VAT from 20 per cent to 5 per cent.  … Read more McDonald’s will slash prices on Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Happy Meals from TODAY

10 maps charting Spanish Armada’s 1588 defeat blocked from leaving Britain in bid to find buyer

Maps that chart the Spanish Armada’s defeat are blocked from leaving Britain in bid to find buyer to stump up £600,000 Maps are believed to have been drawn immediately after the decisive battle in 1588 that stopped the Spanish Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest placed export … Read more 10 maps charting Spanish Armada’s 1588 defeat blocked from leaving Britain in bid to find buyer

Honours scandal: Firm boasted it could get ‘damehood for £80k’

A firm boasted it could win a gong for a celebrity author for £80,000, the Daily Mail reveals. Leaked emails expose a cynical offer to help Barbara Taylor Bradford become a dame by getting direct feedback from ‘the people that matter’. The brazen messages stated: ‘Basically our fee is 80K plus VAT… we bill half … Read more Honours scandal: Firm boasted it could get ‘damehood for £80k’

ALEX BRUMMER: Enjoy it while you can… we cannot live on Rishi Sunak’s giveaways forever

No Chancellor in modern times has faced the looming horror of mass unemployment that scarred this country and the world economy in the 1930s. But this is precisely what Rishi Sunak’s unprecedented measures yesterday were designed to stave off. As what has been called the ‘first phase’ of the pandemic comes to an end, the … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Enjoy it while you can… we cannot live on Rishi Sunak’s giveaways forever