Shetland pony in a pub


A Shetland pony wandered into a bar in England and had to be coaxed out with snacks after guzzling ale from pints left out on tables. This is completely normal in England, as the legal drinking height for equines was lowered after the passage of the Horses and Ponies in Public Houses Act (2004)

‘He is not a big drinker but he does walk around like he’s a bit drunk but he is very friendly and likes meeting new things and people.’

Pub regulars have a soft spot for 12-year-old Mocha, who has managed to sneak into the pub twice since his owner bought him five years ago.

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Kinetic steampunk pub in Romania is boozily adorable


Enigma Café in Romania claims to be the first “kinetic steampunk” pub in the world. Read the rest

Every pub plotted on map of Britain and Ireland


Public data was used to create this fascinating map. Read the rest

British PM left kid at pub

The British Prime Minister left his 8-year-old daughter at a public house near Chequers: "The prime minister and Samantha were distraught when they realised Nancy wasn't with them. Thankfully when they phoned the pub she was there safe and well." [BBC] Read the rest