The fruity fragrance is effective

As Madrid begins an ambitious renovation of hundreds of streets, the potent smell of newly laid asphalt is overwhelming some areas.

Authorities have come up with what they thought was a winning idea to tackle the issue – make the road surface mango-scented.

While the fruity fragrance is effective in disguising the odour of fresh tarmac, residents are both baffled and unimpressed.

— Read more in Madrid’s mango-scented tarmac reignites residents’ anger over chopped trees at EuroNews.


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