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Restaurante El Hervidero

By Martin Myall

Each month we send you off into the unknown to have a nice meal somewhere... but you keep finding your way back, so here's another! »

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. »

Insurance Porkies on the Rise

By Hugh MacArthur

The police make one arrest every four days in the province where making false insurance claims are concerned. »

Strange Teenage Survival Course

By Vanessa Bosch

A woman in Zubia, Granada, was taken aback when four teenagers between 13 and 15 turned up one evening asking to be allowed to sleep in her house in exchange for doing chores. »

They’re Still Not Listening

By Martin Myall

The Mayor if Zubia (PP) has raised the salary of the Councillor of the Economy and in passing awarded himself a salary 45,000 euros. Oh, and he has raised the expense quota for attending a council meeting from 113 euro to 195 euros. »

Noisy Neighbour Shot At

By Martin Myall

A Policía Local officer is standing trial for shooting at a noisy neighbour. He is facing three years' imprisonment if found guilty. According to the Public Prosecutor, the accused shot at the said neighbour four times after an argument over the noise he was making. »

Slippery Trail

By Martin Myall

A thief owed his capture to a tell-tale trail of frying oil, leaking from the deep fat fryer that he had stolen, all the way to his own house. »

The Unwanted Gift

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil have arrested a man in Zubia (suburb of Granada) for allegedly hiding drugs in his ex-wife's car and then making anonymous, phone tip-offs to the police. The reason? Reportedly, to gain custody of his son. »

A Happy Ending

By Martin Myall

On the 15th of March there was an article in the Ideal newspaper concerning a couple that was living in the back of a car, after losing their jobs and finally their home. Such was the sympathy evoked by the article that the following day the same newspaper announced that the couple hand... »

Costly Phantom Calls

By Editor

Bernadino Román, a 70-year-old gent from Zubia (Granada) frequently suffers from insomnia, which is quite common in somebody his age, and like most with this tendency, he is a late-night/early morning TV spectator, when the growing number of TV channels offer little more than tarot card reading, porn, the odd film and mind- numbing... »

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