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December 25, 2018 12:01 AM BREXIT FURY: Wetherspoons boss has KEY message for businesses wanting to SCUPPER Brexit

WETHERSPOONS founder Tim Martin has called on prominent Remainers, including the likes of Bank of England boss Mark Carney and Chancellor Philip Hammond, to “stop running the country down” with claims of “economic direness” under a no-deal Brexit. The Brexiteer businessman told Remainers against keeping the UK closely linked to Brussels after it leaves 190

November 1, 2018 12:02 PM Stoke to become UK’s biggest Wetherspoons

THE city of Stoke is to become the UK’s largest branch of Wetherspoons following Britain’s exit from the European Union. Wetherspoons chairman Tim Martin used his small face to announce the first of what he has termed ‘Megaspoons’, seating up to 200,000 desperate, cash-strapped punters. The dream of the first ‘Megaspoons’ became a reality when Martin 36

October 4, 2018 8:57 AM 'NO, opposite!' Wetherspoons boss SHUTS DOWN Remain campaigner with THIS simple point

BREXITEER Tim Martin shut down Remain campaigner Femi Oluwole as the anti-Brexit enthusiast claimed trading with the European Union under World Trade Organisation rules would inevitably increase the price of food in Britain. The Wetherspoons boss was questioned by Mr Oluwole on the UK's post-Brexit trade opportunities and to give an example of any nation 40

September 4, 2018 2:16 PM 'We can be a FREE trading nation!' Wetherspoons boss shuts down Labour MP in FIERY clash

WETHERSPOONS boss Tim Martin was involved in a fiery clash with Labour MP Jess Philips after he suggested a no deal Brexit would allow the Government to divide the £40billion withdrawal deal between British citizens. "My constituents already are in an enormous deficit. Their jobs have been moved to Slovakia from Jaguar-Land Rover so excuse me if I’m not cheering 113

June 30, 2018 1:00 PM WORST CO2 shortage in DECADES sees Britain wiped of chicken, fizzy drinks and veg

SUPERMARKETS are rationing meat, fizzy drinks, alcohol and vegetables as Britain braces itself for the worst CO2 shortage the nation has seen in DECADES. Asda is rationing online sales of Coca Cola, 7Up, Fanta and Pepsi as well as the supermarket giant’s own brand of pop as the country’s CO2 crisis worsens. The shortage of the gas, used to make drinks 46

June 18, 2018 3:25 PM World Cup 2018: Wetherspoons ban England flags as it relaxes football shirt rules

Wetherspoons is weathering quite the World Cup 2018 backlash ahead of the England vs Tunisia game, after it reportedly banned staff from putting up England flags in its pubs. According to The Sun, Wetherspoons bosses told its staff they are not allowed to put up St George’s Cross flags in any of their 880 pubs. To add to the drama, a Wetherspoons spokesman 17

June 13, 2018 10:07 AM We insist on only the finest French champagne, say Wetherspoons’ aristocratic customers

ARISTOCRATS who drink at Wetherspoons have threatened a boycott after the chain revealed it will no longer sell the fine French champagnes they demand. The customers, who include lords, ladies, baronets, earls and several minor royals, are outraged at the chain’s new policy to substitute genuine champagne with English sparkling wines. Richard Scott 31

May 17, 2018 8:54 AM Wetherspoons given its own rail franchise

Despite the renationalisation of Virgin and Stagecoach services, ministers feel the popular pub chain will soon get the hang of running a huge transport system. Transport minister Chris Grayling said: “Yes, Wetherspoons has no actual experience of trains, but when you look at how cheap a round is you realise these guys know a thing or two. “They may not know how to drive 39

April 16, 2018 10:55 AM Wetherspoon on Twitter: The best bits

Popular pub chain JD Wetherspoon has announced its head office and 900 pubs are quitting Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, with immediate effect. The home of bargain pitchers and Curry Club Thursdays linked the move to bad publicity surrounding social media including the "trolling" of MPs and said it would be using its website and printed magazine to release 48

March 30, 2018 4:00 AM Plans to build hotel in Leigh pub car park are ‘ridiculous’

PROPOSALS to build a 60-bedroom hotel in a Wetherspoons pub car park were slammed by town councillors, who branded the ideas as “ridiculous”. Wetherspoons has submitted plans to Southend Council to build the hotel in the car park of The Elms pub, in London Road, Leigh. If plans are approved when they go before a Southend Council planning committee, the pub car park will be almost 28