Mcdonalds

  • Japan : McDonald's halts selling chicken imported from China July 25, 2014

    Tokyo: McDonald's on Friday said that all of its Japanese restaurants had stopped selling products made with chicken from China, in the wake of a scandal that saw expired meat sold to fast food giants. More than 3,000 restaurants across Japan had also halted imports of chicken products from the country,...
  • McDonald's takes chicken nuggets off menu in Hong Kong amid food scare July 25, 2014

    Hong Kong: McDonald's Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it had imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the US -owned company at the centre of a food safety scare in China. McDonald's said in a statement late on Thursday it had...
  • Russian burger chain replaces McDonald's in Crimea July 3, 2014

    Sevastopol: Crimean fans of McDonald's have plenty to chew on after a Russian burger chain said on Thursday it was taking over the US food giant's restaurants in the annexed peninsula. "A RusBurger restaurant will open in the place of an old McDonald's" in Sevastopol, the largest city in Crimea, an...
  • World Cup 2014: Six year old becomes India connect at World Cup pre-quarters 1 June 27, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Barely six years old, India's Abhiraj Singh will be getting the opportunity of his lifetime when he escorts hand-in-hand one of the star players onto the iconic Maracana Stadium in the FIFA World Cup pre-quarterfinal between Colombia and Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. The Delhi-based Abhiraj realised...
  • Man walks into a McDonald's with a knife sticking out of his back, calmly saying goodbye to family members on his cellphone June 25, 2014

    A man walked into a Queens McDonald's with a knife sticking out of his back, staining his white shirt with blood, while chatting on his cellphone. The diners alerted the police and he was taken to a hospital where he is said to be serious, the New York Post and...
  • Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald early Tony Award winners June 9, 2014

    Reuters: Bryan Cranston captured the prize for best actor in a play on Sunday at the 68th annual Tony Awards, Broadway's top honors, and actress Audra McDonald made history, winning her sixth Tony as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." With her best actress award, McDonald became...
  • 'A box of teeth', 'chases me in my dreams': How McDonald's 'Happy' mascot became McScary on Twitter May 21, 2014

    When McDonald introduced 'Happy', its new mascot that aimed to bring fun and excitement to kids' meals, it hoped the young visitors to immediately take to this likeable character. What it had not expected was the flak it received on Twitter with users dubbing 'Happy' as McScary instantly after it...
  • Have Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald ended their marriage? March 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Twilight" actress Nikki Reed and her husband have reportedly decided to end their marriage. However, work on their debut album will continue. "After much consideration, Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald are ending their marriage. They have been living separately for the past six months due to work obligations," said...
  • Man sues McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after he was given only one napkin with his meal March 1, 2014

    A customer has decided to sue McDonald's for USD 1.5 million after the fast food giant gave him only one napkin with his meal, The Mirror reported. The customer, Webster Lucas, said he was rebuffed by the staff of McDonald's when he visited a McDonald's restaurant in Pacoima, California, on January...
  • This McDonald's employee sounds like a recorded voice! February 10, 2014

    There's a McDonald's employee who sounds exactly like a voice recording. You need to listen to this to believe that he's not. This hilarious talent may one day help him have a career in Hollywood. ...
  • Mumbai man finds nail in McDonald's fries; doesn't get an apology from the fast food giant January 2, 2014

    A huge semi-rusted nail was the last thing that 32-year-old marketing professional Mihir Bijur was expecting when he ordered fries from McDonald's on December 12, 2013 in Mumbai. But his nightmare did not end there. Not only did a tepid mail from McDonald's made light of the matter, it failed...
  • McDonalds removes advisory telling its employees to avoid fast food December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Fast food major McDonalds has removed the advisory telling its employees stay away from fast food. Earlier, in an ironic move, McDonalds had told its own employees to avoid eating fast food. In a post on its employee website, the global fast food chain had warned that fast...
  • McDonalds tells its employees to stay away from fast food December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In an ironic move, burger chain McDonalds has told its own employees to stay away from fast food. In a post on their employee website the global fast food chain has warned that fast-food is high in sodium and fat and could lead to obesity. "Fast foods are...
  • Indian-origin trainee teacher dies after attack in New Zealand November 4, 2013

    Melbourne: A 25-year-old Indian-origin trainee teacher in New Zealand died on Monday after being punched outside a fast food outlet in central Auckland. Tarun Asthana, who was on life support in hospital since he was assaulted on Saturday morning, died in Auckland City Hospital on Monday, police said. He was surrounded by...
  • Omnicom, Publicis merge to form world's biggest advertising firm July 29, 2013

    Omnicom Group Inc and Publicis Groupe SA say they are combining in a "merger of equals" that will create the world's largest advertising firm, one worth more than $35 billion. The combined company will be called Publicis Omnicom Group and be jointly led by Omnicom CEO John Wren and Publicis CEO...
  • Ex-Microsoft executive, ex-McDonald's CEO join HP board July 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co on Monday appointed three big-name directors, including former Microsoft Corp software chief Raymond Ozzie and former McDonald's Corp Chief Executive James Skinner, as the struggling PC maker searches for a chairman and addresses top-level stumbles of past years. The PC maker, which has been trying to strengthen...
  • US: Starbucks to post calorie counts in its drinks June 18, 2013

    New York: Starbucks has a new way to wake up its US customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a federal regulation that would require it to do so. Calorie counts on...
  • Ate at McDonald's every single day, yet lost 20 pounds: CEO May 31, 2013

    New York: They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp's CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) in the past year by getting his "butt up" and "working out again". But he said he hasn't changed his habit...
  • McDonalds India to hike prices amid rising inflation May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Fast food chain McDonalds Corp plans to increase prices in India for the second time in 2013, responding to rising inflation which, along with an economic slowdown, it expects to temper demand growth for at least the next seven months. The company said on Tuesday it would raise prices by...
  • Burger King Twitter account hacked February 19, 2013

    New York: Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense. Burger King Worldwide Inc suspended its Twitter account about an hour after it learned of the attack, company spokesman Bryson Thornton said in an email. "It has come to...
  • McDonald's to pay Rs 15,000 for delivering wrong burger February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Fast food giant McDonald's has been directed by a consumer forum in New Delhi to pay Rs 15,000 as compensation to one of its customers for delivering a non-veg burger instead of the vegetarian one she had ordered. The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said, "By...
  • 'The Collection' Review: It's mindless, inconsistent December 15, 2012

    Cast: Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher McDonald, Lee Tergeson Director: Marcus Dunstan Rating: 1.5 out of 5 This film is not for the faint-hearted, but for horror lovers who can digest stomach curdling and brutal mindless killings. It is about killing and torturing as many people as possible in the most brutal, graphic...
  • We source all our ingredients locally: McDonald's December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Fast food chain McDonald's on Tuesday disputed the remark of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, in Parliament that it does not buy local produce, saying all the ingredients used in its products in India are sourced from within the country. "Before setting up its business in...
  • McDonald's doesn't source for its fries from Indian farmers: BJP December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Continuing to support its stand against FDI in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday targeted fast food chain McDonald's and said they do not source potatoes from Indian farmers for its fries. During a debate on FDI in retail, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...
  • Hughes in Australia 'A' team to play South Africa October 26, 2012

    Sydney: Australia will not be fielding any of their Test players in South Africa's opening tour match against Australia 'A' next month, the chief of selectors John Inverarity said on Friday. In announcing the 'A' team to face the Proteas in Sydney from November 2 to 4, Inverarity said the...
  • Fast-food logos light up children's brains September 26, 2012

    London: The appetite centres of children's brains light up when they are shown advertising images such as the McDonald's logo, a study reveals. Researchers revealed that the same areas do not respond to well-known logos that are not to do with food, The Independent reported. It suggests that fast-food firms are...
  • Pakistan McDonalds asks couples to sit apart September 12, 2012

    Islamabad: A man and his wife were not allowed to sit beside each other at a McDonalds outlet in Pakistan by managers, who told the couple that such behavior would have a negative impact on the "Islamic family atmosphere" of the outlet. Noman Ansari, an exporter, said the incident occurred at...
  • McDonald's to set up all-vegetarian outlets in India September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking a break from its tradition, fast food chain McDonald's on Tuesday said it will launch all-vegetarian restaurants in various pilgrimage sites across India with the first outlet opening in Amritsar by middle of next year. "Opening all-vegetarian restaurant is in our plans and the first outlet is on...
  • Mumbai: NRI finds a nail in McDonald's burger August 8, 2012

    Mumbai: If this was the fast food joint’s idea of introducing some iron into its junk fare, then it at least managed to rivet the attention of Ruchika Pandey, though not in a favourable way. The 41-year-old NRI discovered a half-inch nail while chomping on a burger at a McDonald’s...