Sunday, September 23, 2018

Urban corruption conviction overturned

Socialist mayor vows revenge on “Taleban” Partido Popular

A great way tapas the weekend

Granada: home to the Alhambra palace, the Albaicín and thousands of tapas bars. In the name of research, Mark Roulston visits just a few...

The search for Lorca’s Grave

WHEN the Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936, Gerald Brenan was living with his wife Gamel Woolsey in Churriana, a village west of...

Junta faces private lawsuit from residents’ group

Reservoir will destroy local agriculture, farmers claim

Broken ear-rings lead to fatal stabbing

A VICIOUS three-year-dispute over faulty jewellery ended in tragedy after a man was killed in front of his wife and one-year-old son. Angel Luis...

Junta announces cull of 1,767 natural park deer

Regional government officials have announced a deer cull that will lead to the animals’ extinction in the Sierra de Baza.

Construction may force Salar population to expand 600 per cent

Commission group owns development land, IU claims

Couple sell home but forget bag of stolen guns

Buyers discover sawn off shotgun and two pistols in garage

Alhendín mayor in corruption claims

Mayor made “2,000 per cent profit” after land sale

Prison for mother who tried to sell son

A MOTHER who tried to sell her unborn baby to a married couple with fertility problems has been jailed for two years. Homeless Mercedes...

City hall closes noisy supermarket

Angry neighbours complained for 15 years about “torturous” noise levels A GRANADA supermarket has been forced to close after exceeding noise limits by more than...

Court hears Durcal “happy slapping” claims

Four teenager girls allegedly filmed the assault in the Lecrin Valley town of Durcal

Trouble at the Alhambra

Alhambra management are “bullies,” tourists are viewing porn and the staff are revolting

Investigation confirms Alhambra ticket scam

A COURT in Granada has heard how up to 800 people illegally passed through the entrance to the Alhambra every 30 minutes. A year-long judicial...

Almuñécar bridge disaster – one year on and lessons still not learned

Two deaths on November 9 and the concluding investigation into the six Almuñécar deaths last year underline worrying trends in the safety of construction in Granada

‘Discussion’ in bar ends in shoot out

ONE man was shot in the leg last Wednesday and another detained by police after a late night "discussion" in a bar in Ambroz...

Three ski workers injured in Sierra Nevada resort

IN the run-up to the ski season, the slopes of the Sierra Nevada are alive with activity. Centursa, the management company of the ski station...

Another Conquest in Granada (chess)

By Vernon Grant THE first time I had lunch with Stuart Conquest I knew instantly that he played chess. It took him half an hour...

“Bonnie and Clyde” of Baza busted after bank raid

THE step-daughter of a Spanish film actress has been remanded in custody in Jaén in connection with a series of armed bank robberies in...

Residents fight “water grab”

RESIDENTS in Lanjarón have filed a lawsuit in Granada against the regional government for allowing a mineral water company to extract 864,000 litres of...

Court forces work to stop on Armilla shopping centre

Judges in Granada have ordered construction work on the Parque Nevada shopping centre in Armilla to be stopped after a request by building officials from the regional government.

Archbishop pulls seminarians out of theology school

A DISCUSSION on bioethics caused the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Granada to withdraw eight seminarians from the faculty of theology at...

Alhambra work still suspended

BUILDING work is still suspended inside the grounds of the Alhambra Palace - more than a month after it was discovered a licence for...

Mayors defend Moors and Christians

LOCAL mayors are vowing to continue a traditional fiesta despite calls for it to be banned from one leading lslamic group. The Moors and Christians...

Granada man ends India hunger strike

A GRANADA man has ended his 13-day hunger strike in India after the country's authorities finally allowed him to buy land to build sporting...

Police seek seventh in intimidation scam

Alleged case of real estate intimidation in Granada
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