Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

Granada Metro Opens

Friday, September 22, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Metro Opens

Yesterday midday, at long last, the Granada-city metro system came into service with 12 trains and 234 staff and a sigh of relief. »

Alhambra Sunsets

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By Louise Powell
Alhambra Sunsets

Granada city sunsets, with the Alhambra in the foreground, can be spectacular - Bill Clinton reckoned so, anyway, viewing it from the Mirador de San Nicolás. »

Brewery Chemical Spillage

Monday, September 18, 2017
By Martin Myall
Brewery Chemical Spillage

There was a bit of a panic in Granada on Wednesday at the Alhambra Brewery owing to an escape of ammonia, resulting in four workers being treated in hospital. »

Bank Holiday in Granada

Friday, September 15, 2017
By Martin Myall
Bank Holiday in Granada

(GIL) If you’re planning on going up to Granada today, with plans to get lots of things done... forget it because it is a public holiday today, Friday the 15th of September. »

Jitters, Hoaxes & Rumours

Monday, September 4, 2017
By Martin Myall
Jitters, Hoaxes & Rumours

(GIL) Unfortunately, the Barcelona terrorist attacks have spawned irresponsible online hoaxes about attacks across the country, especially in Granada. »

14-Year-Old Girl Stabbed

Friday, September 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
14-Year-Old Girl Stabbed

A 27-year-old man has been arrested for the alleged stabbing of a 14-year-old girl in the metropolitan area of Granada. »

French Mugger Caught

Friday, August 25, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
French Mugger Caught

(MWS) The Policía Nacional in the city of Granada arrested a Frenchman today suspected of a mugging carried out near the city’s bus station today. »

Granada Mosque Targeted

Monday, August 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Mosque Targeted

A group of extreme-right activists burst into Granada’s main mosque around 21.00h Saturday night and let off smoke bombs before unfurling a banner outside. »

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. »