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Ed Sheeran buys Galicia tapas bar…and Londoners revolt
Food & Drink Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Ed Sheeran buys Galicia tapas bar…and Londoners revolt

singer Ed Sheeran has caused a furore on London’s Portobello Road after buying the now-defunct restaurant Galicia to turn it into a nightclub which locals believe will be ‘for exclusive use only’. Founded in 1989...

‘Fashion food’ consumption in excess can be toxic, warns OCU
Food & Drink Fri, Mar 8, 2019

‘Fashion food’ consumption in excess can be toxic,...

EXCESSIVE consumption of ‘trendy’ foods, ‘green’ supplements and ‘detox’ products can be harmful to health, warns on of Spain’s main consumer organisations. The OCU says aloin, one of the main components...

Sex and the City’s famous cake shop to open in Madrid
Food & Drink Thu, Mar 7, 2019

Sex and the City’s famous cake shop to open in Madrid

A FAMOUS cupcake shop that became a Mecca for the girls on is shifting across the pond to Madrid. Magnolia Bakery, heavily frequented by Sarah Jessica Parker’s character Carrie Bradshaw and her friends, soared in...

Can you live in Spain AND be vegan? Apparently so...
Food & Drink Sat, Jan 26, 2019

Can you live in Spain AND be vegan? Apparently so...

PARENTS who bring their children up vegetarian or vegan are fighting for schools to cater for their kids in the canteen – often, only meat options are available or, at best, meat or fish, and families who choose not...

Food manufacturers and supermarkets sign up to obesity battle
Food & Drink Sat, Jan 26, 2019

Food manufacturers and supermarkets sign up to obesity...

NATIONAL health authorities have announced a radical crackdown on sugar, salt and saturated fat in supermarket goods, and have managed to get nearly 398 companies on board in its efforts. Around 4,000 packaged products,...

Spanish diet is the healthiest on earth – it's official
Food & Drink Sun, Jan 13, 2019

Spanish diet is the healthiest on earth – it's...

A MEDITERRANEAN diet has long been hailed as one of the most healthy on earth, even though it is said to be in decline in Spain and is far less likely to be the régime of choice in inland areas, where red meat –...

British-made ice-cream nut allergy warning
Food & Drink Tue, Jan 8, 2019

British-made ice-cream nut allergy warning

HEALTH authorities in Spain have warned of an 'undeclared presence of nuts' in strawberry ice-cream cones from the UK distributed in shops in the Comunidad Valenciana. According to the Spanish Consumer, Food...

'Zero' food and drink may not be sugar-free, warns OCU
Food & Drink Tue, Dec 18, 2018

'Zero' food and drink may not be sugar-free, warns...

CONSUMER organisation OCU has warned that 'zero'-branded food and soft drinks are not necessarily sugar-free. No law is in force obliging manufacturers and brand designers to guarantee products labelled as...

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