World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 8, 2014
Four decades after the Vietnam war ended, US fast-food giant McDonald's opened its first restaurant in the communist country Saturday, aiming to lure a rising middle class away from rice and noodles.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
Shantia Dennis, 26, was arrested after police said undercover agents purchased heroin from the woman while she was working at a McDonald's outlet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 23, 2014
In a freak incident, a woman suffered a corneal injury after a French fry hurled by a diner hit her in the eye at a McDonald's store in France.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 17, 2014
One person has died in a massive bushfire raging in southeastern Australia, police said on Friday, as firefighters around the country battled blazes amid a scorching heatwave.
World | Sarah Maslin Nir and Jiha Ham, The New York Times | Wednesday January 15, 2014
Shortly after New Year's Day, Man Hyung Lee, 77, was nursing a coffee in his usual seat in a narrow booth at a McDonald's in Queens when two police officers stepped into the fluorescent light of the restaurant.
Associated Press | Friday December 27, 2013
The website generated negative publicity due to its unrealistic advice, which also discouraged workers from eating fast-food.
World | Associated Press | Friday December 27, 2013
McDonald's Corp. has shut down a website intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company.
Tuesday December 17, 2013
McDonald's terminating its joint venture agreement with Vikram Bakshi was "not a good act" and "is in violation of interim orders" passed by the Company Law Board, the Indian partner argued on Tuesday.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 5, 2013
Now that is a happy meal! A couple in the US state of Tennessee ordered a normal breakfast at their local McDonald's drive-through but an employee mistakenly handed them a bag filled with thousands of dollars.
Wednesday December 4, 2013
US food major McDonald's has moved the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) to resolve its dispute with with Indian venture partner Vikram Bakshi over his appointment as managing director.
Associated Press | Monday November 18, 2013
McDonald's is looking to give people a little more wiggle room to customize their orders, as they can at chains such as Chipotle, Five Guys and Subway.The world's biggest hamburger chain says it's testing a "build-your-own burger" concept in California that lets people pick from a variety of topping...
Associated Press | Friday November 8, 2013
Artificial trans fats -- widely considered the most dangerous of the so-called bad fats in the American diet -- were officially shown the door by the Food and Drug Administration this week, but the truth is most food manufacturers and restaurants started the eviction process years ago.The trans fat ...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 7, 2013
Not a happy meal! In a bizarre incident, a woman in the US ran over her boyfriend thrice with a pickup truck because he refused to take her to McDonald's.
World | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Monday November 4, 2013
A 25-year-old student of Indian origin who was assaulted outside a fast food restaurant in New Zealand on Sunday morning died at a hospital today.
Associated Press | Friday November 1, 2013
Fans of McDonald's coffee will soon be able to brew a cup of it at home.The world's biggest hamburger chain says it will test selling a variety of packaged ground and whole-bean coffee at supermarkets and other retail outlets starting next year. The test will also include single-cup servings.McDonal...
AFP | Monday October 28, 2013
McDonald's said Friday it was dropping ketchup king Heinz as a supplier of the key hamburger condiment, citing management changes at Heinz that put the company closer to rival Burger King.McDonald's said it was ending a relationship of over 40 years as it axed Heinz from its supplier list."As a resu...
World | Reuters | Monday October 28, 2013
Bearing rice burgers and lotus roots, an army of Chinese fast food firms is cooking up a challenge to McDonald's Corp and Yum Brands Inc, tempting cost-conscious diners with healthy, homegrown fare and causing a drag on growth for the US chains in th...
Monday October 28, 2013
McDonald's said last week it was thinking of slowing expansion in China as diners are tempted by local rivals. KFC-parent Yum warned this month economic weakness in China would drag on a recovery in sales dented by a food safety scare at the end of l...
Saturday October 26, 2013
McDonald's has said it will drop ketchup king Heinz as a supplier of the key hamburger condiment, citing management changes at Heinz that put the company closer to rival Burger King.
Monday October 21, 2013
US stocks were little changed on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a fresh intraday record high, boosted by gains in Apple after a bullish research note, while underwhelming results from McDonald's weighed on the Dow.