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Community/Public Services news & information for Granada province

Society Mon, Jul 23, 2007

Spanish peacekeeper weds Lebanese sweetheart

A Spanish soldier who served in Lebanon as part of the UN peacekeeping mission has married a young Lebanese woman he met during his tour of duty. The couple were married after a mass held entirely in Arabic at the St...

Society Wed, Nov 15, 2006

Released convict begs to be let back in

Eduardo Tagua, who has spent more than 49 years of his life in jail, has been sleeping outside Albolote jail in the province of Granada since last Monday, when he was released after serving three months of his latest...

Society Thu, May 6, 2004

Stranded mountaineers rescued, three dead

The Dutch excursionists who were isolated since yesterday in Poqueira refuge (2.500 metres) in Sierra Nevada (Granada) have been found and rescued by helicopter. Three of them have died, and their bodies will be taken...

Society Mon, Mar 8, 2004

Maritime Rescue call off search for missing man

Maritime Rescue has decided to call off the search for the missing man who went out fishing on Thursday in a dinghy and became swept away by the current about 20 miles off the coast of La Herradura (Almuñécar). The...

Society Tue, Feb 24, 2004

Hero diver´s funeral held in Motril

About a thousand people attended the funeral today of Antonio Fernández Alvarez, the 33 year old diver who died in the early hours of Sunday morning in Granada Hospital. Alvarez was admitted to hospital on Saturday in...

Society Mon, Jan 19, 2004

Maritime Rescue ship rescues 4 people afloat a damaged...

Maritime Rescue ship ‘Mirfalk’ rescued four people early this morning who were adrift on an inflatable dinghy 11 miles south of Motril (Granada). The dingy had stability problems due to strong waves and a puncture....