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Wetherspoon founder and chairman Tim Martin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Wetherspoon is set to invest £145 million (€170m) opening new pubs and upgrading existing ones, creating 2,000 new jobs, the company has announced. T(...)

Boris Johnson and JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin pulling  beer  at Wetherspoon’s Metropolitan Bar in London

Britain’s J D Wetherspoon slipped into a first-half loss from a year-earlier profit on Friday as all of its pubs were closed during the holidays due t(...)

Mitchells & Butlers said on Monday that it would offer 167 million new shares at a 36 per cent discount to Friday’s closing price. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

Mitchells & Butlers, the UK’s largest listed pub company, which is backed by Irish tycoons John Magnier and JP McManus, has said it plans to raise(...)

Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin pictured with British prime minister Boris Johnson in July 2019 pulling draft beer at one of its pubs in London. Photograph: Reuters/Henry Nicholls/pool/File Photo

Wetherspoon, the UK pub company, has become the first British hospitality group to tap shareholders for fresh funds twice during the pandemic while it(...)

Elderly people in care homes and their carers are top of the list to receive a Covid-19 vaccine after the UK became the first country in the world to approve a jab from Pfizer and BioNTech. Photograph: PA

News that British regulators have approved Pfizer/BioNTech’s jointly developed Covid vaccine erased early losses on European markets on Wednesday. DU(...)

The pandemic-hit hospitality industry has laid off thousands of workers. Photograph: iStock

British pub operator J D Wetherspoon posted lower sales on Wednesday for the first quarter of its new financial year, hit by fresh coronavirus restric(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, and JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin. File photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

The head of British pub operator JD Wetherspoon warned on Friday of the threat posed to his industry and the wider economy from measures to try to con(...)

Wetherspoon, which has reopened 844 of its 873 pubs, says like-for-like bar and food sales have fallen 16.9 per cent.

Pub operator J D Wetherspoon on Monday forecast a loss for the year and said it was looking to seek waivers on its loans as it dealt with the financia(...)

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin with Boris Johnson, then the Conservative leadership candidate, in July 2019. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

British pub operator JD Wetherspoon, which has seven pubs in the Republic and more than 900 in the United Kingdom, said on Wednesday it is “starting t(...)

Wetherspoons opened a pub in Blackrock,  Co Dublin in 2014. File photograph.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Pub group JD Wetherspoon has secured planning permission for its new Irish outlet in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock although there is now a question mark o(...)

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