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Local news and information for Granada city

Environment Tue, Aug 1, 2017

Earthquake of 3.9 in Granada province

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 3.9 on the Richter scale gave residents in the province of Granada a rude awakening last night (Monday) and led to emergency service calls from at least 10 towns and villages. The epicentre of the...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Granada gets tough on stag and hen parties

GRANADA police will clamp down on over-the-top hen and stag parties with extra officers on the beat from Friday to Sunday every week. Loud singing, drinking in the street and general nuisance behaviour could net fines...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Granada farmer killed by lightning strike

A 58-YEAR-OLD man has died after being struck by lightning out in the countryside in Guadahortuna (Granada province). He had gone out late in the evening with his wife and daughters to check the state of his crops –...

Transport Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Granada metro opening put back until mid-May

GRANADA'S long-awaited metro system has been put back at least another month and a half due to 'dysfunctional elements detected' during empty-train test-drives. Andalucía regional government public works...

Transport Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Granada protests after 700 days without a train

AN ESTIMATED 7,000 people took to the streets in Granada yesterday (Sunday) to protest over their rail connection having been disbanded nearly two years ago and to call for better infrastructure serving the Alhambra...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Ana Huete to be repatriated from Italy as family's...

AN INSURANCE policy held by 27-year-old earthquake victim Ana Huete's family in Granada will pay the costs of her repatriation and the petition on calling for the government to pay up has been closed,...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Spanish earthquake victim is newlywed Ana Huete, 27, who...

THE young Spanish woman who lost her life in the devastating earthquake which struck Italy in the early hours of Wednesday is said to have been on holiday in the country, having just got married. Ana Huete, 27, recently...