Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

Customer Thwarts Armed Hold-Up

Thursday, January 16, 2020
By Martin Myall
Customer Thwarts Armed Hold-Up

A bar owner was closing up when two individuals burst in armed with large knives - it was coming up to midnight and they weren't there to sell encyclopaedias. »

Shopping Centre Thief Caught

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
Shopping Centre Thief Caught

One man went Christmas shopping in a large shopping centre in Armilla (Granada) after all the shops had closed... and was caught. »

Alhambra Special Visit

Thursday, December 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Alhambra Special Visit

The Heritage Board for Alhambra & Generalife has opened another normally inaccessible area of the place during December: The Habitaciones del Emperador. »

Granada Bypass Speed Limit

Monday, December 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
Granada Bypass Speed Limit

Beware when travelling up to Granada because they are going to impose a 90-km speed limit on the circunvaliación (bypass) and Ronda Sur. »

Baby Swallows Hashish

Saturday, November 30, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Baby Swallows Hashish

An 18-month-old baby was hospitalised on Wednesday after ingesting hashish. The mother brought the child in without knowing what was up with it. »

Lorry Hits Autovía Bridge

Thursday, November 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Hits Autovía Bridge

There was a bit of consternation yesterday when a lorry impacted against the underside of an A-44 bridge where it bypasses the city of Granada. »

Albaicín Vs Tourist Flats

Sunday, October 27, 2019
By Martin Myall
Albaicín Vs Tourist Flats

Residents of tourist areas eventually become overwhelmed with their presence, as has been the case in Barcelona and now with Granada. »

Overspending Overlooked

Sunday, October 27, 2019
By Editor
Overspending Overlooked

The City Hall of Granada has cancelled around 50 mobile contracts in the name of municipal employees in an attempt to cut costs. »

Impetuously Winging it

Saturday, October 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Impetuously Winging it

A bar owner in Granada was caught by work inspectors with not one of his staff legally employed; i.e, registered with Seguridad Social etc. »

Costly Slip

Sunday, September 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur

A shopper slipped up on the floor tiles of a self-service ship in the centre of Granada and has finally won her case for compensation. »

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