Wetherspoon has individual carpets in each of its pubs. The story was first published in The Guardian.

It was shared thousands of times on social media.

The ‘carpet’ story was then followed up by regional daily newspapers across the UK.

Here is some of the press coverage.

Daily Express
Wales Online
Daily Mirror
The Guardian
Kent & Sussex Courier
Teeside Gazette
Liverpool Echo
Stroud News & Journal
Coventry Telegraph
Exeter Express & Echo