Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

Express Kidnap Foiled

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
Express Kidnap Foiled

A judge in the town of Santa Fe has sent three individuals from Fuente Vaqueros to prison, pending trial, for an alleged case of ‘kidnap express.’ »

American Stabbed in Granada

Monday, May 1, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
American Stabbed in Granada

An American man was mugged and stabbed in central Granada after he refused to hand over his mobile phone to a thief. The attack took place on Calle Baños de Don Simeón (Realejo). »

Granada Doctor Arrested for Theft

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Doctor Arrested for Theft

A doctor in Granada has been arrested for allegedly stealing a portable, echograph machine from a hospital in Almería in April 2014. »

More Than Bargained For

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
More Than Bargained For

The Guardia Civil in Granada arrested three young men and an underage girl for beating up a man who had paid to sleep with the girl. »

Two General Hospitals for Granada

Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Editor
Two General Hospitals for Granada

After lengthy negotiations between the Regional Health Board (SAS) and medical-staff unions etc, the former caved in to the demands of the latter: two general hospitals. »

The Granada Hospital Dispute

Monday, February 6, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Granada Hospital Dispute

The opening of the new hospital in Granada near the Science Park should have been a cause for celebration but it has become the centre of a regional health-system storm instead. »

Forged Passports at Airport

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Forged Passports at Airport

The police at Granada airport arrested three Chinese citizens with false South Korean passports with the intention of taking a flight to the UK. »

Nutty Drugs

Thursday, January 5, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Nutty Drugs

The Policía Nacional has fined a 36-year-old man for being the recipient of a postal package containing pistachios, stuffed with compressed marihuana. »

Magic Festival in Granada

Friday, November 11, 2016
By Louise Powell
Magic Festival in Granada

The Granada International Magic Festival, Hocus Pocus, will be celebrating its 15th birthday from the 19th of November. »

Missing German Teen Found

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Missing German Teen Found

The Guardia Civil in Granada found a 15-year-old German girl who had gone missing from a home for minors in Gauting, (Bavaria) in July. »