Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Granada

Granada’s Alhambra considers visitor number cuts to protect palace

Alhambra number crunch threatens to cut visitor count

Judge in Granada charges ten priests with child abuse

The accused have been charged with abusing four teenage boys between 2004 and 2007

Four in a Bed contestant left ‘hurt’ from harsh feedback on C4

Owners of La Tartana vow ‘losers will be winners’ after fierce Channel 4 show trouncing, in which an Antequera hotel won

Is Spain’s Catholic church on its knees?

The Spanish church is in freefall after a scandal exposed a sinister paedophile sect, praying on youngsters. Are its days of influence numbered, asks Jacqueline Fanchini and Tom Powell

Skiers have a whale of a time in Sierra Nevada

Latest installations cause a stir

Dancing bears in Spain cause public outcry

In today’s Europe, Lisa Tilley asks should it be legal to force a wild animal to perform human tricks

Expat novel banned from Granada’s Alhambra Palace in surprise censorship

Song of Granada, by Anne Sikking, has been banned from all three of the Alhambra’s bookshops as well as the state-run hotel, The Parador

When in Sierra Nevada why not also visit…

The ski’s not the limit , just a stone's throw away from this spectacular mountain range are some Granada's most beautiful gems

Record summer for the Sierra Nevada

The 72-day season is the longest and most affluent in history

Sierra Nevada: No business like snow business

There’s nothing like a day on the pistes for conjuring up the Christmas spirit. Ice queens Imogen Calderwood and Jacqueline Fanchini sloped off for a taste of the ‘high life’ - sadly without the king - in the snow-capped peaks of the sunny Sierra Nevada

Author and ex-Genesis drummer Chris Stewart offers Alpujarra walking

Special discount for Olive Press readers

Where to eat in Sierra Nevada

After a day full of exertion on the slopes there's plenty of places serving delicious worthy of a good appetite

EXCLUSIVE: British vicar ‘holidayed’ with Granada sex ring

The Dorset clergyman first met the trio in 2009

Dragon Festival fallout in Orgiva

Festival organiser is being chased for 33,000 euros for 'pitching a marquee' without permission

Fake language school in Granada defrauds teaching job applicants

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press exposes a language school fraud scheme that targeted 'numerous' potential job applicants

FROM THE ARCHIVE: At home with Mr & Mrs Lemons – The Olive Press visits Chris Stewart in Spain’s...

With news that a televison drama is planned for Chris Stewart's Driving over Lemons series about rural life south of Granada, here is an earlier interview with the man himself.

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

Energy plant in Granada to transform toxic waste into electricity

A revolutionary new technology is to be tried out at a power plant in Granada

Elena Fomenko wins prestigious Andres Segovia 30th International Classical Guitar Competition

The young Russian woman not only claimed first prize but was also awarded the special ‘Leo Brouwer’ award

One halal of a time! Andalucia sets its sight on Halal tourism

Andalucia is leading the field in halal tourism as Granada hosts the world’s first conference on travel’s hottest new trend

Andalucia scoops five of Spain’s top 10 tourist destinations

Sevilla, Marbella and Malaga were all among TripAdvisor's top destinations

New Granada high speed train limited to single track

The new single track AVE line to Granada has caused concern

Charging your phone at night can make you fat!

Researchers have revealed that charging a mobile phone or tablet in your bedroom can make you gain weight

The price is right in Sierra Nevada

What to expect price-wise when preparing for your Sierra Nevada skiing holiday

King of the slopes

The Sierra Nevada is a resort fit for the King of Spain who particularly enjoyed putting his feet up at the Nevada terrace champagne bar

Granada say no to Ryanair

The budget airline demands 300,000 euros in grants per year

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