Why the price of a pint of beer in the UK is through the roof

LONDON – The average price of a pint of beer in the UK has risen 70% since 2008 – well above inflation – and some Londoners are bidding as much as £8 ($9.70) for 568ml of the amber nectar. According to figures from consultancy CGA, the average cost of a pint has risen from £2.30 … Read more

China hits Taiwan with trade restrictions after Pelosi visit

Hong-Kong CNN Business — China has suspended some trade with Taiwan in apparent retaliation for a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-governing island. The curbs include the suspension of some fruit and fish imports from Taiwan and the export of natural sand to the island. China is Taiwan’s largest trading partner, … Read more

McDonald’s “Levels Up” Popular Gaming Collective OfflineTV as First Food and Beverage Sponsor

“As someone who grew up with late-night drive-thru runs, it’s an honor to partner with McDonald’s to bring great experiences to our fans,” said OfflineTV founder Scarra. “This collaboration has so much in store – from unique conventions to trips to other countries – we are very excited to create more unique content and share … Read more