Kingsmeadow Reacts To… The KFC Crisis
Recently, well-known chicken brand KFC has fallen under an unfortunate chicken shortage because of their chicken supplier (DHL) failing to deliver chicken to their restaurants.
This is, obviously, an absolute catastrophe, as a lot of people are going without chicken. This also affects KFC financially, as they’re not selling anything for the foreseeable future.
The ‘closed’ notice on the doors of all their restaurants reads:
“We deliver our chicken fresh into our restaurants, but we’ve had a few hiccups with the delivery today. We wouldn’t want to open without offering our full menu, but we’ll be back at the fryers as soon as we can!”
Here’s year 7 student Evan’s opinion on the recent happenings: “This doesn’t seem as much of a problem as other things such as wars and starvation. It’s just a minor setback in the KFC brand. There’s nothing really bad happening with the situation currently; it’s just a shortage.”
Another year 7 student, who wished to remain anonymous, had this to say about it:
“It’s disgraceful because they are a popular brand and they have no more chicken. What are the suppliers thinking? They have to be refilling the chicken excessively because everybody loves chicken.”
The problem should be fixed in the coming days or weeks, and soon enough KFC will be up and running again.
By Tommy, year 7
Kingsmeadow Reacts To… USA – North Korea Tensions
We all know about North Korea’s recent actions with their military launching several nuclear missile tests as of late. We also know that North Korea is a corrupt nation under the leadership of dictator Kim Jong-Un. Tensions are only rising as United States President Donald Trump has continued the verbal war with the so-called ‘Hermit Kingdom’.
Year 7 student Evan, had this to say about the possible war: “I think it is quite silly as there is no need for rising tensions!
“I do not believe that they can’t just make up and agree on a deal that works for both of them. If he (Kim Jong-Un) attacks the US, tensions will become even higher and a war will almost definitely start.”
Recently, North Korea have conducted a missile test near Japan and that has understandably risen tensions. As well as this there has been a nuclear scare in Hawaii, although this was in fact simply human error.
Many commentators on this issue consider Donald Trump’s actions to be no less that inflammatory. Here’s what Year 7 student Christopher had to say on Trump’s involvement: “His recent actions are out of order and he needs to stop thinking of himself and think what is best for America. From what I have heard I think Oprah Winfrey should take office.”
Nuclear strikes are still a threat to almost all of the world, and both North Korea and USA are at the forefront of this looming threat.
The threat affects the UK too, as we are close allies with the US. This is Year 7 student Bradley’s opinion of the situation: “I think they shouldn’t be doing it, this will almost definitely lead to something bigger.”
We can now only hope that Kim Jong-Un changes his ways or Trump gets impeached or voted out of office. We encourage readers to pay attention to this tension and remain vigilant.
By Tommy – year 7
Top 5 best performing football teams 17/18 season
1 – Manchester City
Man City broke the Premier League record with 18 wins in a row before their incredible, no doubt title-winning run, was ended by Liverpool. They are top of the league by 13 points.
2 – Barcelona
The Spanish giants are rocking La Liga this season, they are top of the league and have recently signed Philippe Coutinho. Surely they will win the league a ninth time this year!
3 – PSG
One of the richest clubs in the world, they have an excellent team and that means that they almost certainly will win the league. At least that is how it’s looking…They have won the league 6 times in their long history.
4 – Bayern Munich
The German giants never play badly, or so it seems. With a great goalkeeper, defence and especially attack, they are expected to win the league, just like they have won the title 9 times out of the last 13.
5 – Manchester Utd
Although they aren’t top of the league, they have only lost 4 games out of 25, and especially with the latest signing of Alexis Sanchez, I don’t think they will lose many more. They have won the Premier League a whopping 13 times and they will be looking to add to that next season.
Now, let’s talk about my team, Newcastle United. They may not be great now, but we used to be one of the greatest teams in England with legends like Shearer, Beardsley, Sol Campbell and Michael Owen all staring for the Magpies for varying lengths of time. Not that long ago, in 2012/13 season, we finished fifth qualifying for the Europa League. We were knocked out in the Quarter Final by Benfica and it’s been downhill since then. We are currently sitting 15th in the Premier League with 24 points but let’s hope this is a platform from which we can challenge those big names listed above in seasons to come!By Alfie, year 7.