Russians Line Up for McDonald’s as It Leaves

Long lines are forming outside of McDonald’s restaurants in Russia ahead of the company’s nationwide exit, mirroring a time when eager consumers first gathered for the fast-food chain’s arrival in Moscow over 30 years ago. McDonald’s announced this week that it will sell its 850 restaurants in Russia due to […]

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R.I.P. Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years played fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” has died Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop […]

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Job Ad Attracts 28,000 Applications

Saudi job advert for 30 female train drivers attracts 28,000 applications Women were not even allowed to drive in the conservative kingdom until 2018 A job advert looking for 30 female train drivers in Saudi Arabia received more than 28,000 applications, as the country opens up more opportunities for women. […]

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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Suffer Worldwide Outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms are back online after a massive global outage plunged the services and the businesses and people who rely on them into chaos for hours   Facebook Inc. blamed a global service outage that kept its social media apps offline for much of Monday […]

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Coca-Cola Will Start Selling Drinks in Paper Bottles This Summer

Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate plastic from its packaging entirely. The prototype is made by a Danish company from an extra-strong paper shell that still contains a thin plastic liner. But the goal is to create a 100% recyclable, plastic-free […]

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