Britain wins battle for the pint – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2008 in EC law, news, weights and measures by sally

“Amid the economic gloom, UK drinkers have found a measure of good news – the pint will not have to be renamed. Decades of wrangling with the EU over switching to metric measures has ended with a vote confirming that imperial measures can carry on indefinitely.”

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BBC News, 16th December 2008