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# starbucks - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
# WRC
# WRC

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup

Jan 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,739 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.

# starbucks - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine

Sep 24th 2019, 2:51 PM 8,491 Views 6 Comments

Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.

# starbucks - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

Sep 22nd 2018, 10:45 AM 35,782 Views 47 Comments

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.

# starbucks - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

Sep 20th 2018, 4:02 PM 2,670 Views 2 Comments

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.

# starbucks - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Starbucks has lost its third planning battle over an 'unauthorised' café in Cork
# Dispute
# Dispute

Starbucks has lost its third planning battle over an 'unauthorised' café in Cork

Aug 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,481 Views 22 Comments

The dispute in relation to the Patrick Street outlet has spanned several years.

# starbucks - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,399 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

# starbucks - Thursday 31 May, 2018

CNN accidentally used footage of Jimmy Carr pretending to work in Starbucks for a story
# You Had One Job
From The Daily Edge
# You Had One Job

CNN accidentally used footage of Jimmy Carr pretending to work in Starbucks for a story

May 31st 2018, 12:45 PM 7,628 Views 2 Comments

The footage was from a 2012 sketch where Jimmy worked as a barista for a day.

# starbucks - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Starbucks closes more than 8,000 stores in US for racial bias training
# Discrmination
# Discrmination

Starbucks closes more than 8,000 stores in US for racial bias training

May 29th 2018, 9:31 PM 11,588 Views 51 Comments

The move was prompted by the arrest of two black men who’d been sitting in a Philadelphia branch.

# starbucks - Monday 28 May, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 outlets in the US to educate staff against racial bias
# Back In Four Hours
# Back In Four Hours

Starbucks to close 8,000 outlets in the US to educate staff against racial bias

May 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,332 Views 16 Comments

The coffee giant has refused to grant media access to the training sessions.

# starbucks - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme

May 2nd 2018, 6:53 PM 39,193 Views 126 Comments

The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.

# starbucks - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'
# Crisis Management
# Crisis Management

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:42 AM 14,070 Views 41 Comments

An incident where police were called because two black men hadn’t bought anything in a branch went viral last week.

# starbucks - Monday 16 April, 2018

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Starbucks CEO apologises after two black men arrested in café while waiting for a friend

Apr 16th 2018, 8:29 AM 39,561 Views 103 Comments

A video of the incident on Twitter was viewed millions of times.

# starbucks - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Starbucks has faced almost no penalty for opening stores without planning approval
# Coffee Shops
# Coffee Shops

Starbucks has faced almost no penalty for opening stores without planning approval

Mar 8th 2018, 10:14 AM 9,031 Views 23 Comments

Two councils are taking legal action against the coffee giant, but things are moving slowly.

# starbucks - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

No jail time for man who put camera in Starbucks toilet
# London
# London

No jail time for man who put camera in Starbucks toilet

Dec 6th 2017, 10:12 PM 23,989 Views 21 Comments

A member of the public spotted the device last month and alerted the police.

# starbucks - Monday 27 November, 2017

Man charged with voyeurism after hiding a camera in a Starbucks toilet
# London
# London

Man charged with voyeurism after hiding a camera in a Starbucks toilet

Nov 27th 2017, 9:26 AM 19,809 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Dines (31), of Shortlands Road, Kingston Upon Thames, was arrested in New Malden on Wednesday, 22 November.

# starbucks - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

'I'm not averse to a Starbucks, but not playing by the rules is frustrating'
# Coffee In Cork City
# Coffee In Cork City

'I'm not averse to a Starbucks, but not playing by the rules is frustrating'

Sep 13th 2017, 3:29 PM 24,791 Views 48 Comments

Cork cafés organised a free coffee morning after a similar event was held in Dublin last week.

# starbucks - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dublin cafés give out free coffee in protest against Starbucks expansion
# Cup Of Joe
# Cup Of Joe

Dublin cafés give out free coffee in protest against Starbucks expansion

Sep 5th 2017, 8:52 AM 79,176 Views 117 Comments

The initiative was started by one business owner who was unhappy to hear about a new Starbucks opening.

# starbucks - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Cork city taking Starbucks to court to close its Patrick Street shop
# Planning Permission
# Planning Permission

Cork city taking Starbucks to court to close its Patrick Street shop

Aug 2nd 2017, 12:32 PM 65,212 Views 65 Comments

Starbucks has had numerous applications for planning permission turned down since it opened the store in 2015.

# starbucks - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
# Student Gaffs
From The Daily Edge
# Student Gaffs

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin

Jul 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,942 Views 3 Comments

That’s a lot of instant noodles.

# starbucks - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

There are now *51* Starbucks branches in Co. Dublin, thanks to a new one opening on Aungier Street
# Cuppa Joe
From The Daily Edge
# Cuppa Joe

There are now *51* Starbucks branches in Co. Dublin, thanks to a new one opening on Aungier Street

Apr 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,993 Views 8 Comments

Ah here.

# starbucks - Monday 13 March, 2017

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016
# Deep Clean Needed
# Deep Clean Needed

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

Mar 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 41,319 Views 25 Comments

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

# starbucks - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose
# Wake Up Sheeple
From The Daily Edge
# Wake Up Sheeple

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose

Dec 14th 2016, 10:02 PM 4,694 Views 3 Comments

It’s a CONSPIRACY.

# starbucks - Friday 18 November, 2016

Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding

Nov 18th 2016, 3:14 PM 23,844 Views 49 Comments

A spokesman for Starbucks EMEA in London said it expected its licensees to comply with local planning.

# starbucks - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Starbucks and school canteen among 10 premises ordered to shut over food safety fears
# Thanks A Latte
# Thanks A Latte

Starbucks and school canteen among 10 premises ordered to shut over food safety fears

Oct 6th 2016, 1:07 PM 43,681 Views 18 Comments

Pubs, hotel restaurants and country clubs have been served closure orders.

# starbucks - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?

Sep 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 54,202 Views 104 Comments

Multiple outlets of the international coffee chain have fallen foul of planning laws in recent months.

# starbucks - Monday 12 September, 2016

Starbucks open another store without planning permission, and the local council isn't happy
# Waterford
# Waterford

Starbucks open another store without planning permission, and the local council isn't happy

Sep 12th 2016, 5:12 PM 49,247 Views 89 Comments

The multinational has also operated three cafés without planning permission in Cork for the past 18 months.

# starbucks - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café
# Mean Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Mean Girls

This mam is going viral for calling out 3 'mean girls' she overheard in a café

Jun 7th 2016, 9:13 AM 9,769 Views 5 Comments

“You are smart and you are pretty. It would take nothing from you to also be kind.”

# starbucks - Monday 2 May, 2016

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks
# Best Served Cold
# Best Served Cold

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks

May 2nd 2016, 10:03 PM 30,695 Views 0 Comments

She is seeking damages and restitution, potentially on behalf of anyone in America who’s bought an iced drink at Starbucks since 2006.

# starbucks - Sunday 10 April, 2016

There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre - so what do independent coffee shops think?
# Coffee Wars
# Coffee Wars

There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre - so what do independent coffee shops think?

Apr 10th 2016, 1:59 PM 36,628 Views 104 Comments

We asked them.

There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre -- so what do independent coffee shops think?
# Starbucks
From The Daily Edge
# Starbucks

There are 21 Starbucks in Dublin city centre -- so what do independent coffee shops think?

Apr 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 9,638 Views 4 Comments

We asked them.

# starbucks - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

Here's the maximum amount of caffeine you should drink in a day

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 PM 93,299 Views 61 Comments

The amount of caffeine in various drinks — or even the same drink from a different chain — can vary dramatically.

# starbucks - Friday 18 March, 2016

Siobhan is probably the Irish name Starbucks struggles with the most
# Cyo Ban
From The Daily Edge
# Cyo Ban

Siobhan is probably the Irish name Starbucks struggles with the most

Mar 18th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,341 Views 2 Comments

It’s a hard knock life.

# starbucks - Monday 14 March, 2016

City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin
# Creative Quarter
# Creative Quarter

City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin

Mar 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 51,472 Views 113 Comments

The new Starbucks outlet has raised questions about the the over-saturation of big brands in the city.

# starbucks - Thursday 25 February, 2016

A girl told Starbucks her name was Beyoncé, and they put her right back in her place
# As If
From The Daily Edge
# As If

A girl told Starbucks her name was Beyoncé, and they put her right back in her place

Feb 25th 2016, 5:22 PM 8,725 Views 3 Comments

That’ll learn her.

# starbucks - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

This Starbucks employee's act of kindness to a deaf customer is just the best
# Sound Out
From The Daily Edge
# Sound Out

This Starbucks employee's act of kindness to a deaf customer is just the best

Feb 23rd 2016, 7:26 PM 9,554 Views 2 Comments

“She asked me “what you want drink?” in sign language.”

# starbucks - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

Jan 14th 2016, 10:23 PM 35,462 Views 145 Comments

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups
# Dammit
From The Daily Edge
# Dammit

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups

Jan 14th 2016, 6:53 PM 6,901 Views 5 Comments

Every damn time.

# starbucks - Friday 8 January, 2016

Starbucks kept getting this woman's name wrong so she took a picture each time
# Shame
From The Daily Edge
# Shame

Starbucks kept getting this woman's name wrong so she took a picture each time

Jan 8th 2016, 8:31 AM 7,380 Views 7 Comments

And they’re so wrong.

# starbucks - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Donald Trump suggests boycott of Starbucks over red holiday cups
# Happy Holidays
# Happy Holidays

Donald Trump suggests boycott of Starbucks over red holiday cups

Nov 11th 2015, 7:22 AM 29,501 Views 76 Comments

“If I become president, we’re all going to be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again — that, I can tell you”.

# starbucks - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

So, just how many calories are in Starbucks' new Christmas drinks?
# Calories
From The Daily Edge
# Calories

So, just how many calories are in Starbucks' new Christmas drinks?

Nov 10th 2015, 5:08 PM 8,059 Views 0 Comments

You might think twice before asking for a grande hot chocolate…

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