Starbucks Coffee

Your Barista Hates You

Charlie Compitus | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK
Charlie Compitus

This rant could literally be an essay but alas let's just stick with this for now but welcome to an average day of your local Barista who most definitely hates you.

Enough With the Pumpkin Flavoured Stuff Already!

Alan Grant | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Alan Grant

Unpopular as it may be to say, I am quite fond of the influence our American friends have had on British culture. I am, as they might say, totally on-...

Two Guys Try To Out-Do Each Other's Overcomplicated Coffee Orders

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

"I'd like to get a large, half-caff, almond milk latté, four pumps vanilla one pump cinnamon, with an extra half shot, sweetened with agave nectar, a...

ISIS Fanatics Are Whining ... About The Lack of Starbucks Coffee in Mosul

Colin Cortbus | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Colin Cortbus

An Iraq/Syria-based adherent of the self-proclaimed "Islamic State In Iraq and Al-Sham" terrorist group has been caught out online complaining about 'missing Starbucks' coffee. While seemingly trivial, the complaint actually offers a remarkable and rare insight into the entitled, privileged, westernised and deeply selfish mindset of ISIS's followers.

You Can Now Drink Your Frappuccino Through A Cookie Straw

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Pinch yourself. You're not dreaming. International coffee giant Starbucks are actually releasing a S'mores Frappuccino, complete with a free straw ...

Starbucks Suffers First EVER UK Sales Fall

PA | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Starbucks reported its first ever fall in UK sales last year, during a period when it was hit by a customer boycott over its tax payments. The US-o...

'Dumb Starbucks' Opens In Los Angeles Offering Dumb Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Welcome to Dumb Starbucks, a new coffee shop that has opened in Los Angeles, which looks like every other Starbucks branch, including the classic coff...

Starbucks Accused Of 'Ripping Off' New Food Craze 'Duffins'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Starbucks has been forced to admit that its new "duffin", a doughnut-muffin combination, was not an original creation despite the coffee chain's suppl...

Coffee Crisis

Beth Young | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

Another Italian rip-off, is, of course, coffee chains. On his first visit to a UK coffee shop my confused boyfriend had a lot of questions: 'What's a Mochaccino?', 'And a syrup shot?' and 'ARE YOU JOKING? £1.80 for an Espresso?!'

'Please Don't Bring Guns Into Starbucks'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

The CEO of Starbucks has asked that guns are no longer brought into the retailer’s US outlets after pro-gun advocates held a number of "Appreciation...

Starbucks Serves Up Some Racism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

Starbucks is facing accusations of racism after a customer was handed a green tea simply labelled "China."...

We Are Not Singling Out Starbucks Over Tax, Says Tory Chair

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

Starbucks has not been singled out for criticism over tax, a senior Tory insisted after the firm reportedly threatened to abandon UK investment plans ...

'We Are Standing Up For Women's Services We Refuse To See Destroyed'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK

Coffee chain Starbucks was today hit by protests at branches across the country over its tax arrangements, despite announcing changes to its payments....

Government to Force Unemployed to Take Jobs With Few Employment Rights?

Joe O'Donnell | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK
Joe O'Donnell

This is a depressing time for anyone who believes that the State should help ensure equality of bargaining power between employers and employees.

Fairtrade Cambridge: Coffee, Rugs and Ethical Wedding Rings

Graeme Keeton | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Graeme Keeton

When you think of Holland, you probably think, too, of windmills, clog dancing and cheese. The tourism board knows it, for sure, but one association that you have probably never made, is that of the Dutch and the Fairtrade movement.

WATCH: The World's First Ski-Through Starbucks

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when you're skiing down a mountain and can't get yours hands on a good cup of coffee? Keeps us up at night, that little problem...

'Cowboys' Take Horses Into A Supermarket - Later Get Tasered, Arrested (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Below there's a very pleasant video of a group of horse riders taking their steeds into a supermarket's coffee shop in the town of Steamboat Springs, ...

Climate Change Could Threaten Coffee And Cocoa Supply

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

Hold the frappuccino and put the latte back down - you may need to start weening yourself off them. In the not too distant future, climate change look...

Starbucks To Launch Own 'University' In Recruitment Drive

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Coffee giant Starbucks is not only launching a recruitment drive to hire 1,000 students, the company is also offering to train them to a level 3 quali...