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Granada province News & Information

Father loses custody of 11 of his 30 children
Society Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Father loses custody of 11 of his 30 children

A FATHER in Andalucía who bragged about never having worked a day in his life has lost custody of 11 of his 30 children. Social services, escorted by the Guardia Civil and the child prosecution service, collected the...

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed
Environment Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale shook the province of Granada in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) – but failed to wake the neighbours. According to the National Geographical Institute (IGN),...

Alhambra Palace 'queue-free' thanks to print-your-own-ticket system
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jan 27, 2018

Alhambra Palace 'queue-free' thanks to print-your-own...

ONE of Spain's most popular and world-famous attractions is practically queue-free thanks to a new system where visitors print their tickets at home. Granada's spectacular Alhambra Palace has, historically,...

Alhambra Palace bookings using Bitcoin and Touriscoin
Travel/Tourism Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Alhambra Palace bookings using Bitcoin and Touriscoin

TICKETS for Granada's Alhambra Palace can now be bought using Bitcoins thanks to a firm in Murcia, a pioneer in using the cryptocurrency in Spain. CEO of 13tickets.com, Juan Antonio García, says that until now,...

Air pollution 'harmful to Alhambra Palace'
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...

Swifter booking and extra security at Alhambra Palace
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...

Earthquake of 3.9 in Granada province
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...

Granada gets tough on stag and hen parties
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...

Granada farmer killed by lightning strike
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 –...

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