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Virus slowdown threatens restaurants in India with bitter aftertaste

After growing tenfold in the last decade, India's restaurant sector fears for the future when a nationwide lockdown is eventually lifted, with customer numbers and...

After a long day of lockdown, how ‘essential’ is a drink?

Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple after another long day...

Indians pitch in to feed the hungry in coronavirus lockdown

Indian businessman Shishpal Singh was still stirring vegetables and rice at his Mumbai apartment block when migrant workers laid off in the coronavirus lockdown...

‘Like Glastonbury tickets’ – Britons chase online grocery slots in coronavirus crisis

British supermarkets are frantically trying to build up their online operations during the coronavirus emergency but no matter how hard they work they will...

Lockdown or lock-in? Fears of alcoholism, addiction in confinement

"Another videoconference happy hour! I'm going to end up an alcoholic..." "At the office, I can't go downstairs to smoke over every little annoyance --...

Beer and spirit makers join global efforts to make sanitisers

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's biggest beer maker, and Diageo, the world's largest distiller, pledged on Monday to donate million litres of alcohol to make hand...

Gin makers bottle hand sanitiser for vulnerable as coronavirus spreads

Small gin distilleries across Britain have started producing hand sanitiser to help vulnerable people protect themselves from coronavirus amid a national shortage in a trend mirrored...

British supermarkets impose limits as panic buying spreads

Britain's biggest supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda, imposed limits on purchases of pasta, toilet roll and long life milk on Wednesday after alarmed shoppers...

New York City, Los Angeles mayors order restaurants, bars, theaters closed for coronavirus

The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles, the two largest cities in the United States, on Sunday said they were ordering restaurants,...

Michel Roux, who brought French cuisine to London, dies at 79

Celebrated French chef Michel Roux, who brought Paris-style fine dining to London in the 1960s and founded an enduring dynasty of chefs, has died...