Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

Hammer and Slammer

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Hammer and Slammer

The Policía Nacional in Granada arrested a 62-year-old man after catching him red handed with a hammer in his possession near several cars with broken windows. »

Elderly Couple Rescued

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Martin Myall

Two policemen from the Policía Nacional in the city of Granada managed to rescue an elderly man from a fire in his 1s-floor flat. »

Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Whilst you were moaning down on the coast about the heatwave, last night it snow a little of Sierra Nevada - daytime temperatures in the city around 40ºC. »

A Star Wars Fan?

Monday, May 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
A Star Wars Fan?

Well, if you are, you’ll be interested in the exhibition containing 1,500 items on display in Granada from the 2nd to the 11th of June! »

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. »