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Granada province News & Information

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale
Environment Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 4 on the Richter scale shook the Granada-province town of Cijuela at exactly 09.42 this morning, sparking dozens of calls to the emergency services. Nobody was hurt and no damage has been reported...

Granada village teaches dogs not to fear fireworks
Animals/Pets Sat, Sep 1, 2018

Granada village teaches dogs not to fear fireworks

A DOG-TRAINING course to teach pets not to be scared of fireworks will be free of charge to all owners, says the local council organising these pioneering workshops. Vegas del Genil (Granada province), has teamed up...

Mobile battery explodes causing house fire
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Mobile battery explodes causing house fire

AN EXPLODING mobile phone battery caused a fire in a Granada-province home on Saturday night and the family wants to warn the public about leaving their handsets on charge. The Samsung mobile was in the lounge at the...

Government opposes Juana Rivas' being held in custody
Crime/Incidents Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Government opposes Juana Rivas' being held in custody

EQUALITY minister and government deputy president Carmen Calvo says her cabinet is 'very concerned' about Granada mum Juana Rivas' being remanded in custody pending the outcome of her appeal against a five...

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...

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