I'm Fiendin' It: Customers collected at drive-thru
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Wednesday 02 February 2011
A council is considering imposing a £1,000 levy on new hot food takeaway shops.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
McDonald's UK posted record sales of more than £200m in December, despite the snow. The fast-food giant said its UK like-for-like sales were higher than the 3.4 per cent growth it delivered across Europe in the three months to 31 December.
Friday 13 August 2010
Customers of fast food restaurants could be offered a free statin along with the burger, salt and ketchup, to mitigate the meal's damaging effects on the heart, doctors suggest.
Monday 12 July 2010
The food Standards Agency (FSA) will be abolished today by the Government. Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, will confirm the consumer watchdog is being scrapped when he sets out plans to overhaul the NHS.
Friday 11 June 2010
A controversial planning permission which allowed a fast food takeaway to be set up near a school with a "healthy eating" policy was quashed by the High Court today.
Saturday 05 June 2010
Thursday 27 May 2010
Taco Bell, the US-based Mexican restaurant giant, is to launch its first UK outlet in Essex next month. The chain, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, which also operates Pizza Hut and KFC, will use a franchise model in the UK and target the value end of the market. Items on its menu will start at 79p.
Friday 22 January 2010
The UK was McDonald's best performing major market last year as consumers were drawn to its value meals in the recession, the firm said today.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Friday 13 November 2009
Though "a place of dirt and violence", 14th-century London had "not yet lost a sense of community". Myers's lively panorama includes the fashionable shopping centre and take-away food joints. Wrongdoing also has a timeless quality.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
A woman was allegedly raped at knifepoint by her former partner in the toilets of a fast food restaurant in Belfast city centre, the High Court has heard.
Friday 23 October 2009
The fast-food giant McDonald's delivered soaring sales in the UK after a "flight to value" sent customers flocking into its stores to eat Big Macs.
Monday 31 August 2009
For a generation whose palates were educated on Turkey Twizzlers, school meals will never be the same again. From this week, every school canteen option must be a healthy one. Even if you choose pizza every day, it will be a more nutritious version, not the pizza of the past.
Tuesday 07 April 2009
The Food Standards Agency announces today that 18 fast food, restaurant and canteen companies are to display calories counts:
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/11/eat-the-new-bur.html">Eat: The new burger king?</a>
Friday 07 November 2008
There is life beyond the Big Mac and the Whopper.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
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