Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

Tossed out of the Parade

Thursday, April 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Tossed out of the Parade

A 45-year-old man was arrested in the centre of Granada for masturbating during a Semana Santa parade, in plain daylight. Some people find these processions exciting, yet this is perhaps taking it too far. »

British Pedophile Sentenced

Sunday, March 31, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
British Pedophile Sentenced

A UK law court has sentenced a 40-year-old British pedophile, captured in Spain and handed over, to a 23-year, jail sentence. »

Granada’s Mega Shopping Centre

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada’s Mega Shopping Centre

Granada now has another shopping centre, Granaita, thanks to a merger between Kinépolis and the Centro Comercial Alameda. »

The Long Arm of the Law

Monday, February 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The Long Arm of the Law

Last year almost 300 national and international fugitives were captured in the province of Granada, two thirds by the Guardia Civil. »

Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

Monday, February 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

At the end of summer last year the police alerted people to the fact that booby-trapped food was being left for pets in parks in several cities across the country. »

Granada-Melilla Flights

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Granada-Melilla Flights

Air Nostrum has put tickets up for sale for the routes connecting Melilla to Granada, Almería and Sevilla. »

My Car’s Been Stolen, Hic!

Friday, January 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
My Car’s Been Stolen, Hic!

On the 22nd of January a driver ploughed into a lamppost and advertising panel in the centre of Granada and then staggered away. »

Feeding Puppies to a Python

Friday, January 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Feeding Puppies to a Python

A judge in Granada has acquitted a couple of feeding live puppies to their pet python - they had been facing a year's suspended imprisonment, if found guilty. »

No Licence, No Helmet, No Sense

Friday, January 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
No Licence, No Helmet, No Sense

The Policía Local in Granada arrested a young man for not wearing a helmet and for doing wheelies, but that's just the tip of the iceberg... »

Katana in the Calle

Friday, January 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
Katana in the Calle

You might see a pedestrian walking with an umbrella or with a mobile, or even a newspaper, but you have to be in good old Granada to see one with a katana. »

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