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Politics & People news & information for Granada province

Audrey Hepburn's son to sue former Alhambra Palace chairwoman
Politics Sun, Sep 6, 2015

Audrey Hepburn's son to sue former Alhambra Palace...

LEGENDARY actress Audrey Hepburn's son has commenced legal action against the former chairwoman of the Alhambra Palace and Generalife gardens complex in Granada after failing to reach an agreement through...

Audrey Hepburn's son sues Alhambra Palace for 'illegal wedding' claims
Politics Fri, Jul 3, 2015

Audrey Hepburn's son sues Alhambra Palace for...

ACTRESS Audrey Hepburn's son Sean has filed an arbitration order against the manager of Granada's iconic Alhambra Palace for 'accusing' him of celebrating an 'illegal wedding' at the Mediaeval...

Federico García Lorca’s grave may have been found
Politics Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Federico García Lorca’s grave may have been found

DIGGERS have started work in a site believed to be the common grave where iconic playwright and poet Federico García Lorca was buried. The location of the renowned author, one of the group of revolutionary artists and...

Granada's mayor in intensive care following stroke
Politics Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Granada's mayor in intensive care following stroke

MAYOR of Granada José Torres Hurtado has been admitted to intensive care after suffering a stroke, according to medical sources. The leader of the Alhambra Palace city was rushed to the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in...

Australian MP marries his boyfriend in Granada
Politics Thu, Dec 20, 2012

Australian MP marries his boyfriend in Granada

A LEADING Australian politician has married his boyfriend in a village near Granada after authorities down under refused to legalise weddings for same-sex partners. Ian Hunter, minister of Communities and Social...

David Cameron and his wife on holiday in Granada
Politics Fri, Apr 8, 2011

David Cameron and his wife on holiday in Granada

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, and his wife, Samantha, have spent the second day of their private visit to Granada touring the province, taking in the town of Güéjar Sierra. The couple spent the morning...

Baby born on board immigrants' boat "doing well"
Politics Mon, Dec 13, 2010

Baby born on board immigrants' boat "doing well"

The baby born yesterday in a boat as her mother made the crossing to Spain with 37 other would-be immigrants, is said to be doing well. Both the baby and her mother are still in hospital under observation, but are said...

Michelle Obama visits Alhambra Palace with her daughter
Politics Thu, Aug 5, 2010

Michelle Obama visits Alhambra Palace with her daughter

FIRST lady of the USA, Michelle Obama, and her daughter Sasha plan to visit the Alhambra Palace in Granada today. They will also take a tour of Granada Cathedral, and the Albaicín and Sacromonte areas of the city, both...

Politics Fri, Nov 21, 2008

Police use violent force to disperse anti-Franco march

Two youths were arrested during an anitfascist march through Granada city centre last night to mark the 33rd anniversary of the death of Francisco Franco. Eye-witnesses said that after one of the youths had shouted...

Transsexual becomes first to stand at Spanish election
Politics Sat, Apr 21, 2007

Transsexual becomes first to stand at Spanish election

Retired school teacher, Kim Pérez (archive photo, 2002), has become the first transsexual woman to stand for election in Spain. Ms Pérez, who is currently the president of Andalucía's Gender Identity Association,...

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