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Boy, 8, Learns To Drive On YouTube And Steals Dad’s Van For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK

Driving to the nearest McDonald’s because you’re craving a cheeseburger is hardly unusual – unless you happen to be eight years old. That’s wh...

Parents Called Out For Sending Children To School With Cold McDonald's And Smarties For Lunch

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Parents

A headteacher has shamed parents who are sending their children to school with “worrying” packed lunches, including a day-old McDonald’s Happy M...

Stop Everything. McDonald's Delivery Service Could Be Coming To London

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than a Big Mac and milkshake to banish a killer hangover, listen up. McDonald’s is reportedly launching a delivery service ...

Top Take-Aways From The Life Of McDonald's 'Founder' Ray Kroc

Philip Salter | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Philip Salter

Ray Kroc was a magnificent businessman. As a milkshake machine salesman in 1955, he saw in the McDonald brothers' San Bernardino restaurant the seeds ...

Fast Food Brands Are Getting Technical To Keep Customers Hungry For More

Peter Veash | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Tech
Peter Veash

Fulfilling the promise of a fast food brand used to be simple; it had to be fast, and it had to be food. It was really no more complicated than that. In fact, as long as the need for a rapid injection of fat, salt and sugar was fulfilled, quality, provenance and presentation were largely irrelevant (look no further than the late-night kebab for proof).

Scientists Have Created A Switch That Turns Mice Into Ruthless Killers

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Tech

Mice aren’t what you would naturally think of when you’re told to imagine a ruthless killer. Yet at the flick of a switch, scientists from Yale Un...

No One Can Unsee The NSFW Design On This McDonald's Christmas Cup

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Designing a Christmas coffee cup doesn’t seem like it should be that challenging. Or at the very least not be the cause of an annual festive PR ball...

This Designer Is Turning Actual McDonald's Bags Into Fashion

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Style

Always dreamt of owning a Moschino McDonald’s-inspired handbag, but never had the budget? Label ALCH, created by recent fashion graduate Alexandra H...

Dead Graffiti Artist's Estate Sues McDonald's For 'Brazen' Copyright Infringement

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK

Lawyers for the estate of a deceased graffiti artist are suing McDonald’s, saying the fast food chain stole his distinctive tag for an “exciting a...

Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Jon Wilkins | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Jon Wilkins

I was playing Jenga with my kids at the weekend. To say it was taxing and frustrating - as well as being damn right difficult - is an understatement. ...

Four Teenage Girls, Including 15-Year-Old, Arrested After Night Of London Violence

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK

A 15-year-old is among four girls to have been arrested in connection with a night of widespread disorder and violence that hit London earlier this we...

McDonald's Decided To Let The Internet Design Burgers And It All Went Very Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Comedy

McDonald’s New Zealand was forced to pull down an internet competition this week after it was targeted by merciless jokesters who hijacked the submi...

McDonald's Employee's Kind Gesture To Teen With Autism Will Brighten Your Day

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A McDonald's employee has been praised by thousands of people after going above and beyond the call of duty to help a customer with autism. The worker...

Finally, Eating At McDonald's Can Get You A Six Pack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The fine people of continental Europe have been lucky enough to experience ordering beer in McDonald's for a long time, and now Austrian restaurants a...

Childhood Obesity: Exploding Nightmare

Shakira Akabusi | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents
Shakira Akabusi

If parents can have such an impact on their child's well-being surely it's time more adults begin to take responsibility for their own health, thereby encouraging their children to follow suit?

McDonald's Worker's Powerful Response To Those Who Job-Shamed Him

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A McDonald's worker in Edinburgh has posted an open letter on Facebook targeting those who job shame him. Mike Waite, who works 50 hours a week at McD...

These Young Farmers Are Using Virtual Reality To Reveal McDonald's Secrets

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A perilous skills shortage facing British agriculture is prompting ever more innovative efforts to attract young people to a career in farming. McDona...

Labour Is Right to Stand Up to McDonalds for the Sake of Working People and Their Unions

Ken Livingstone | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Politics
Ken Livingstone

If Monday's decision to turn down a stand at Labour conference focuses attention on trade union non-recognition at McDonalds, it's worth it. As a letter this week in The Guardian from unions and others put it "We say to McDonald's: if you can rebrand so much in your stores, from store layout to children's meals, surely you can adapt your business model, with the mega profits generated by your workforce, to recognise your workers' union and meet with the BFAWU now."

Big Macs May Be About To Get Even Bigger

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For decades the McDonald's Big Mac has been the go-to order for hungry fast food fans. And now the chain's staple burger may be about to get even bigg...

:Corbyn: Labour Right To Reject McDonald's £30K

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has told his MPs that Labour was right to turn down cash from McDonald’s because of the fast food giant’s poor record on trade union...

Knife Recovered After London McDonald's Fight

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

Four people were arrested and a knife seized after a fight at the McDonald's in Brixton, south London on Wednesday. Police said a security guard at th...

McDonald's Worker Feeding Disabled Customer A Burger Is Melting Hearts Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.03.2016 | UK

A simple act of kindness by one McDonald's worker has warmed the hearts of thousands after he was photographed helping feed a burger to a disabled cus...

Take A Look Inside The Abandoned Boat That Was Once A Floating McDonald's

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK

While the idea of eating your Big Mac while floating down a river might appeal to some, it seems the idea sank like a stone in 1986 - but the abandone...

McDonald's 'Edgy' Graffiti Makeover In Brixton Is Not Going Down Well

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.03.2016 | UK

A "fresh" makeover of a south London branch of McDonald's has caused outrage for using fake graffiti in an area known for its street art. Commenter...

KFC And McDonald's Banning Under 18s 'Targets The Working Class'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A decision by KFC and McDonald's to ban under 18s from eating in some branches in the UK has been slammed as a "reckless" one that targets "working cl...