Lonely Planet Writer

Man barred from every London hostelry for 26 years

One of London's 35,000 licenced premises.
One of London’s 35,000 licenced premises. Image by DAVID HOLT / CC BY-SA 2.0

A man has been barred from every pub, restaurant and hotel in London. Rodney Jenkins was found guilty of twelve thefts, starting with a handbag in Hoxton and the ban is in addition to a four-year prison sentence. The ban will last 26 years – it’s believed to be the first time a court has barred anyone from visiting all of London’s 35,000 licensed premises. Read more: express.co.uk