‘24-hour booze culture’: the sober truth

Britain’s anti-social pub closing hours and the barrage of guff about Prince Harry – read Mick Hume’s columns in The Times (London).

Mick Hume

Mick Hume

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Friday 7 March

‘Driving through the streets of North and East London late on a Saturday night, we were everywhere confronted by the same depressing scene: the pubs were all closed, dark and apparently deserted. If there is indeed a problem with our late-night drinking laws, it is that many of us, on the rare occasion we get out, still cannot enjoy a pint after midnight at the weekend. That’s what I call antisocial…’

Read on…

Tuesday 4 March

‘Prince Harry may have been fighting for real in Afghanistan, but the furore over the media pact of silence has been a phoney war of words with both sides firing blanks…’

Read on…

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