15 July 2010


Honesty A housekeeper at the Gilgit Serena Hotel in Pakistan returns a bag containing $50,000 cash left behind by a forgetful guest

Record breaking
L'Ortolan chef-patron Alan Murchison set a new record time at this year's Mayfair Park and Tower Race in aid of Galvin's Chance

Free grub Casual dining chain La Tasca offers dinner on the house to football fans who chose to watch Spain win the World Cup Final in its restaurants

Paul Heathcote celebrates 20 years since opening his Longridge restaurant in Preston, Lancashire


McDonald's The fast food chain is forced to remove photos of the Beatles from its outlet in Liverpool after "furious" objections from long-term vegetarian Paul McCartney

Getting away with it An Italian court orders Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son to pay a hotel bill of £330,000, allegedly owed since 2007

Not reading the small print Pop star Jennifer Lopez faces a $40m lawsuit after she pulls out of an appearance at the launch of Cratos Premium Hotel in Northern Cyprus later this month.

Starbucks The American coffee chain suffers losses of almost £10m as a result of recession and stiff competition from rival Costa Coffee

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