Palace denies rumors of rift in Prince Felipe’s marriage on his birthday

It’s his 46th birthday, but instead of kicking back and enjoying himself, Prince Felipe is finding himself embroiled in new rumours about the state of his marriage. Things haven’t been helped by an statement from the Palace (la Zarzuela) which spoke of altibajos in his marriage, the usual “ups and downs” after 10 years together. Altibajos are usually more bajo than alto…

Madrid frees up restaurant rules

Madrid has approved a new series of bylaws which remove all restrictions on restaurant sizes, kitchen size and installations, and locations on restaurant installations. Indeed, restaurants with less than 200 square meters of total space will be allowed to have just one unisex toilet, and even smaller restaurants won’t have to have indoor bins. The idea is to free up restaurants to allow “creative cooking” to flourish, explains Mayor Ana Botella. She wants chefs to Continue reading Madrid frees up restaurant rules