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Local news and information for Granada city

Travel/Tourism Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Air pollution 'harmful to Alhambra Palace'

TRAFFIC pollution in Granada could threaten the Alhambra Palace, warn scientists from the city's university. Researchers say that although it has very little industry, Granada's air pollution levels are similar...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Swifter booking and extra security at Alhambra Palace

VISITING Granada's spectacular Alhambra Palace will no longer mean massive queues – the ticket-booking system has been given a complete overhaul to cut the headaches for tourists in the south-eastern city. Online...

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...

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