Oxford pubs serve the most expensive pints outside of London

first_imgA pint costs more in Oxford pubs than anywhere else in the UK other than London, according to a new study.The average cost across Oxford for a pint is £4.57, second only to London’s £5.19.Carlisle was found to serve the cheapest pints, at an average price at £2.35 followed by Chelmsford at £2.60.The study, conducted by MoneyGuru, found that Edinburgh (£4.35), Bristol (£4.32) and Winchester (£4.30) also served some of the most expensive beer in the UK.A MoneyGuru spokesperson said: “Beer prices are a highly contentious issue in the UK with price hikes becoming more and more frequent.“At the end of 2017, the average pint of bitter rose above £3 for the first time in history, while lager now sits at £3.58.”The study also claimed that Dubai is the most expensive city for beer-drinkers in the world, with the average pint there setting them back £9, while at the other end of the scale, a pint costs just £1.17 in Prague.Last January, Oxford researcher Professor Robin Dunbar claimed that there are links between spending time at the pub and happiness.Dunbar said: “[My] study showed that frequenting a local pub can directly affect people’s social network size and how engaged they are with their local community, which in turn can affect how satisfied they feel in life”last_img read more

Predators’ Filip Forsberg (upper-body injury) out for Saturday’s game unexpectedly

first_imgFilip Forsberg will miss tonight’s game against Carolina and is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. #Preds | #CARvsNSH— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) March 10, 2019He is listed as day to day.Now, missing one game isn’t that big of a deal, but what was odd was how it happened. Forsberg definitively told reporters he was planning to play.”Yeah, that’s the plan,” he said, via The Athletic.“Yes, that’s the plan,” Filip Forsberg said when asked if he’s going to play tonight.— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) March 9, 2019So what changed in seven hours? Is the injury more serious than he first thought? The Predators (83 points) are currently in a battle with the Jets (84 points) and the Blues (79 points) for the top spot in the Central Division.This team isn’t going to give away a win to give a guy a rest right now. So we’ll see what happens in the next few days. Predators forward Filip Forsberg told reporters he was planning to play against the Hurricanes on Saturday but something changed.Nashville announced Forsberg was out minutes before the game with an upper-body injury.last_img read more