Mitchells & Butlers posts half-year results The pub and restaurant group has reported losses of £121m in the six months to 11 April, compared with profits of £75m in the same period last year. Revenue fell 12%. Read more.

McDonald’s to reopen 800 more sites for takeaway only The company said it would also extend opening times at many of its restaurants, including the return of 24-hour operations in some locations. However, McDonald's has said it's not ready to re-introduce dine in options 'just yet'. Read more.

YO! sets out plans for new format YO! is to launch a new fast-casual, covid-safe format at five sites from Saturday, powered by its flagship conveyor belt and digital menus in what the business is calling a 'contactless dining experience.' Read more.

On The Beach remains optimistic about the future, despite Covid-19 hit The package holiday firm today said that revenue had fallen two-thirds in the first half of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite this, the business has said it is seeing encouraging signs of recovery with summer 2021 bookings up. Read more.

Cineworld to re-open UK cinemas on 31 July The cinema chain has announced that UK cinemas are to open on the 31 July, slightly later than its sites in the rest of Europe, which are due to reopen on 16 July. Read more.

Capdesia and Toridoll to enter joint venture Capdesia Group, the backer of Wasabi, and Toridoll Holdings Corporation, the backer of the Shoryu Ramen and Wok to Walk chains, have unveiled plans to jointly bring the Marugame Udon restaurant brand to the UK. The brand currently has 800 sites in Japan. Read more.