Metropolitan

News from Granada city and its surroundings

An Alhambra Tower Reopened

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
By Louise Powell
An Alhambra Tower Reopened

The Tourism Board for the Alhambra & Generalife has opened up a section of the monument hitherto closed to the public. »

Armed Robbers out on Bail

Thursday, August 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Armed Robbers out on Bail

A judge has released on a 4,000-euros bail pending trial a man accused of being behind a spate of gasoline-station hold ups. »

Things not to Send in the Post

Sunday, August 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Things not to Send in the Post

Police bomb-disposal experts in Granada had to deal with a WW2 grenade that somebody had sent in the post. »

Nice Try

Saturday, August 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nice Try

A man accused of mugging pleaded in his defence that the victim had handed over 20 euros because he had been a muy pesao (a pain in the butt). »

Short Cut

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Short Cut

A car drove into a builders' trench in a trading estate in Granada (El Florio) next to the Dhul factory. »

Judge Resists Arrest

Monday, July 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Judge Resists Arrest

A Granada judge was arrested, accused of domestic violence and then served a restraining order before being released pending trial. »

Too Hot for Choppers

Sunday, July 28, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Too Hot for Choppers

If it's been hot down here on the coast until recently, imagine what it's has been like in Granada. It's been too hot for choppers. »

Dubious Generosity

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
By Martin Myall
Dubious Generosity

The new Granada City Council is facing criticism over the amount of Vice-Mayors it has created; i.e., five vice-mayoralties bringing the total up to seven. »

Spanish Guitar Concerts

Sunday, July 7, 2019
By Louise Powell
Spanish Guitar Concerts

The European Guitar Foundation came into being in 2016 with the aim of promoting the Spanish guitar, which is what will be happening in Granada. »

The María Wars

Monday, June 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
The María Wars

The struggle between the police forces and the drug gangs that grow and trade marihuana has also become a war between gangs. »

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