Cardiff's Music Scene Has Reached Crisis Point

With the recent closure of two key venues and a proposed Wetherspoons hotel now looming, the Welsh capital’s Womanby Street cultural hub stands on a knife edge.


This Woman Is Visiting Every Location of the UK’s Biggest Pub Chain to Honor Her Late Husband

Mags Thomson's hobby is more than just an eccentric pastime—it also helps her cope with grief and celebrate life.


What It's Like to Eat Everything on the Wetherspoons Christmas Menu

Wetherspoons, the no-frills, no-music, no-need-to-wash pub chain that defines British drinking, does a Christmas menu. I went to try it—all three starters, two mains, and two puddings.


Wetherspoons Hacker Speaks: 'I Did It Simply Because I Could'

The hacker wouldn't specify what vulnerability led to the breach, but was “surprised that no one else has done the same up to this point.”


Another Day, Another Hack: Data of Over 656,000 Wetherspoon Pub Customers

Hackers may have gotten away with names, emails, dates of birth, and phone numbers of hundreds and thousands of customers.


Who or What Is Killing the British Pub?

Pubs in the UK are closing at a staggering rate, but no one seems to agree on exactly why.


I Slept with My School Teacher, and It Was Great—but the Aftermath Was Terrible

He got me drunk in a brightly lit bar and then broke my teenage heart.


A Love Letter to Britain's Most Despised Chain Pub

JD Wetherspoon, you deserve far more affection than you're given.


A Buzz-Killing Pill Won't Stop Young People from Binge Drinking

Nalmefene is being reported as some sort of wonder drug for alcohol abuse and a way of combatting binge drinking. But are young people ready to kill their buzz?