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When Granada is the Balkans

By Louise Powell

riday the 28th, sees the first screening of A Perfect Day, starring Tim Robbins and Benicio del Toro, set in the Balkans but shot in Granada. »

Acompalia Lanjarón Shop

By David Darby

Acompalia, the palliative care and hospice charity for Granada and the Costa Tropical, prepares to open their first shop and base in Lanjarón. »

Motril Firework Send Off

By Vivienne Hughes

The Motril fiestas concluded with the customary firework display put on by their hometown firework company, Pirotecnia Martín. »

Near Drowning off Salobreña Beach

By Hugh MacArthur

The lifeguard volunteers went into action off Playa de la Charca in Salobreña to rescue a bather in trouble on the afternoon of the 15th. »

Formula One in Motril

By Hugh MacArthur

Banco Santander in Motril have sponsored a 3-day event entitled MotorHome, involving a Formula One car replica on the Plaza de la Coronación. »

Free Castle Guided Tours

By Hugh MacArthur

To celebrate the reopening of Salobreña Castle there will be seven guided tours from now to the beginning of September - and it's free! »

Frigate Street Fixed

By Martin Myall

You would have expected now that the local elections are over, the constant street-improvement work would have dried up in La Herradura, but not so. »

Bungee Tragedy Developments

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil has charged two people over the death of the 21-year-old British girl in the recent bungee-jumping incident in Granada. The first is the monitor, who had 14 people in his charge that morning, jumping from the Tablate bridge. Police investigators consider that he did not carry out his duties with the... »

Boy Has Heart Attack on Ferry

By Vivienne Hughes

A 10-year-old boy suffered a heart attack on the Wednesday the 23rd aboard the Motril-Nador fast ferry 15 nautical miles from Motril Port. »

Suspected Car Thief Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil in Alhama de Granada, arrested a Moroccan man on the 18th after he allegedly stole a car in Almuñécar and broke into several others. »