Please see below a round up of this weekend’s newspapers: Two private equity firms circle Luminar The two private equity firms that attempted to buy nightclub operator Luminar before it collapsed are in talks to rescue parts of the business. R Capital and Sun European Partners are in talks with administrator Ernst & Young. It is not clear whether there are other bidders. Luminar went into administration last week after its banks withdrew support for the company. The Sunday Times Travelodge in £50m expansion Dubai International Capital (DIC) is to spend £50m expanding the Travelodge budget hotel chain. The business, the UK’s second largest hotel group, was acquired by DIC in 2006 for £675m. The company, which runs 466 hotels in Britain, is planning a five-year expansion programme on the Continent, targeting countries including Italy, Germany and Holland. Travelodge is also undertaking a large expansion programme in the UK – it recently revealed plans to open 26 hotels in London over the next two years, creating 710 jobs. The scheme will see it having ten hotels ready in time for next summer’s Olympics. The Mail on Sunday Be At One receives £8m Piper investment A trio of former TGI Fridays barmen have received a £8m investment for their Be At One cocktail bar chain. Private equity firm Piper has invested in exchange for a “significant minority stake” in Be At One, which opened its 12th site last week. The three founding partners – Steve Locke, Rhys Oldfield and Leigh Miller - will pocket part of the £8m proceeds but use the bulk of the money to fund expansion of the business. The Sunday Times Jurys Inn Group in £463m loss The company behind the Jurys Inn Group of hotels made a loss of £463m last year as the value of its property assets dropped dramatically. The Oman-backed hotel group, which is in negotiations with its lenders about a debt-for-equity swap, reported the loss in the wake of a revaluation of its assets. Sales of £138m, to the year to December 2010 – up 5.9% on the previous year - became a loss before tax of £463m as a result of a number of exceptional items. A review of the company’s property assets by Savills resulted in an exceptional item of £212.7m – the previous valuation had been in 2007. There was also a £223.9m goodwill writedown. Jurys breached its covenants at the end of December, triggering the talks with is banks. The Sunday Telegraph Survey shows heavy drinking by 12-year-olds Children as young as 12 are drinking the equivalent of 19 glasses of wine a week, research by the Schools Health Education Unit has found. The survey revealed that 4% of the 12- to 13-year-olds surveyed had drunk 28 or more units of alcohol in the previous week. Beer, lager and cider are more popular with boys, while girls opt for wine and spirits. The report was based on data collected from more than 83,000 pupils across the UK. The Observer Blumenthal’s sous vide next big appliance trend The sous vide is set to become the next big high street cooking appliance with Heston Blumenthal planning to launch his own model next year. The machine vacuum packs meat, fish and vegetables before cooking in a water bath at a controlled temperature. Blumenthal says: “It has the potential to be the biggest change in domestic kitchens since the microwave. It has already created the biggest change in commercial kitchens since electricity was used in cooking.” The owner of the Michelin-starred Fat Duck restaurant has been working with Salter on his mass-market machine which is expected to retail for about £200. The Independent on Sunday Blackpool dims the lights in tough times Blackpool’s illuminations are being turned off early in a bid to save money as the local authority trims costs. The lights are normally on from early evening to midnight but Blackpool council is turning the lights off 90 minutes early to save £260,000. The seven-mile trail of lights and installations is also 250 metres shorter this year - some in the resort are claiming it’s the worst display on record. The Telegraph Enterprise Inns shares fall on profit warning fears Shares in Enterprise Inns fell by 1.25p or 4% on Friday to 29.25p on worrying industry gossip that a profit warning could be on the cards and may be announced before full-year result on 22 November. Enterprise’s third-quarter trading statement in August showed that average income per pub was up by 1% in the first 18 weeks of the second half. Sales were helped by bank holidays and warm weather but are thought to have come under a lot more pressure since then as punters struggle with stretched budgets. The shares were trading at 774.5p at their peak in May 2007. The Mail McDonald’s launches 600-calorie breakfast wrap McDonald’s has launched a 600-calorie breakfast wrap that is fattier, saltier and contains more calories than a Big Mac. The breakfast wrap is filled with sausage, bacon, egg, cheese, a potato rosti and ketchup or brown sauce. It contains 595 calories compared to a Big Mac’s 490 calories. One wrap also contains half a person’s daily allowance of fat and saturated fat and 2.3g of salt. Tam Fry, of the National Obesity Forum and Child Growth Foundation, said: “If I were an adult athlete I might be tempted but would bin the bacon.” A spokesman for McDonald’s said: “ The breakfast wrap is part of a range of breakfast options on our menu, which also includes porridge, orange juice and bagels. We give our customers access to clear nutritional information, which allows them to make informed choices. We have made substantial changes in salt content across our menu in the last few years and are committed to making more changes in the future.” The Mail Government wants to trial central European time Clocks could go forward permanently by an hour, subject to a UK-wide consensus. The government has decided to back the bid for a three-year trial which would see the UK join the central European time zone – but only if devolved administrations agree. It would mean lighter evenings but darker mornings throughout the year, especially in Scotland, where many people are opposed. Campaigners believe the move would reduce energy use, cut road deaths and boost tourism. If the trial went ahead, clocks would be set to GMT plus one hour (British summer time) in the winter and GMT plus two in the summer. The stipulation for agreement across the UK is one of the amendments that ministers want to make to a private member’s bill, which is set to move to the committee stage in early November. The bill, put forward by Conservative MP Rebecca Harris in 2010, calls on the government to conduct a cross-departmental analysis into the potential costs and benefits of moving the clocks forward. If this review showed that the move is beneficial, the government would then initiate a three-year trial to evaluate the impact of the change. David Cameron signalled that he was willing to consider the switch, but has said that the argument would only be won when people across the country felt comfortable with the change. Some have suggested that England could make the change alone but Cameron has said that he wants a united time zone. The Guardian Long hours at work make us to tired for pudding A survey of 3,000 people on behalf of Spirit Group’s Fayre and Square chain has found that three-quarters of respondents regard pudding as a treat when they dined out rather than an essential part of the meal at home. Apple crumble was voted as the favourite pudding, followed by cheesecake and chocolate cake. Half of people surveyed said they would like to eat a pudding at night, but eight out of ten said they to busy or too tired to eat one when they get home in the evening. The Telegraph