The bright side of economic ruin: McDonald’s will leave your country

Allison Kilkinney - Finally, some good news for Iceland. McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast-food company, said earlier this week that all three of its restaurants in Iceland plan to shut down and abandon the crisis-ridden island.

Reuters reports that thousands of Icelanders lined up at McDonald’s restaurants to order their last Big Macs. However, Thora Sigurdardottir, a 35-year old nursing assistant, said she had no intention of going for a final McDonald’s meal. ”Good riddance,” she said. Read more.


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