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Grenada-Granada mix-up leads to lawsuit against British Airways

An American dentist received quite the shock when he ended up on a flight to Grenada in the Caribbean when he intended to visit Granada, Spain. Now he is suing British Airways for the ordeal.

Video: Luxury ski resort burned down in Sierra Nevada, Spain

Granada - A luxury ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain has burned to the ground in a spectacular blaze. Fifty-two people were evacuated from the building and no injuries have been reported.

British man crushed to death in cave home in Guadix, Spain

Guadix - Guadix in the Granada area of southern Spain is famous for its cave homes, which have been occupied since the late 15th century. However, one British person who lived in one of these homes was found dead on Wednesday, as his home collapsed on top of him.

Ray Gosling, broadcaster and campaigner, has died, age 74

Ray Gosling, for many years a well-known broadcaster, journalist and human-rights campaigner, has died, at the age of 74.

UK gran always dreamed of visiting Spain, ended up in Caribbean

62-year-old Lamenda Kingdom had always longed to visit the famous Alhambra in Granada, Spain. However, she ended up on a flight to the Caribbean island of Grenada instead. Just one letter makes the world of difference.

Autobarman: Cold beer on tap any time, anywhere

Granada - Have you ever been at a music festival and queued for ages for a beer, only to be handed a warm brew? Three Spanish entrepreneurs have come up with the ideal solution to the problem.

Spanish bar owner in trouble over 'naked waitress' raffle

Granada - The owner of a bar in Salobreña near Granada got into trouble with the police recently, after offering clients a chance to win a one-night stand with a nude waitress in a raffle, to promote an upcoming party.

Google Doodle celebrates millennium of Granada in Spain

Sunday's Google Doodle celebrates the millennium anniversary of the birth of the ancient Kingdom of Granada in southern Spain. The logo shows a drawing of the town, with the imposing Alhambra in the background.

UK's 'Paella Prisoners': English & Spanish media stories differ

Granada - In a UK tabloid story, we can read about a British couple who were unfairly imprisoned and fined while on holiday, for refusing to pay a restaurant bill. In the Spanish media, we can read about what actually happened.

Operation #TuBasuraAlBanco: Depositing garbage at banks in Spain

As there was a three-day strike of the garbage collectors, the municipalities in Spain appealed to the public not to leave garbage in the public streets. The people came up with a novel place to put it all.

Woman arrested for vandalising the Alhambra Palace

A Swiss woman was arrested on Jan 10 for drawing a heart and initials on the wall of the Golden Room in the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.

East Street: EastEnders and Coronation Street unite for charity

London - Last night, for the first time ever, characters from two rival British soap operas came together in a storyline to help raise money for charity.

Coronation Street was expected to end after 13 weeks in 1960

In 1960, Tony Warren, the creator of and driving force behind Coronation Street, ITV’s long-running television soap opera, expected the show to end after only 13 episodes.

Brideshead Revisited composer Geoffrey Burgon dies, aged 69

Geoffrey Burgon, the British composer and jazz musician, who became famous to television audiences for his soundtracks on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Brideshead Revisited, has died at the age of 69.

Is UK broadcaster Five about to become ITV Five?

UK television network ITV is reportedly considering a shock takeover of fellow commercial company Five as part of a fresh strategy being developed by new chief executive Adam Crozier.

Islam Returns To Granada After 500 Years

GRANADA, Spain (dpa) - More than five centuries after the end of Moorish rule in Spain, Moslems are returning to Granada, the capital of Spain's last Islamic kingdom.Bearded men and women wearing headscarves pass on streets lined with Islamic butcherie...

Spain's Moorish Heritage Pulls In The Tourists

GRANADA, Spain (dpa) - Elaborate stucco decoration, pillared halls and fantastic fountains are the adornments of Spain's mediaeval monuments that bear the signature of Moorish artists.This legacy has its origins in the period when the Moors ruled over ...
 

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The cave homes of Guadix.  Note the chimneys sticking out of the hilltop.
The cave homes of Guadix. Note the chimneys sticking out of the hilltop.
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Google Doodle for June 16 celebrates the millennium of the city of Granada in southern Spain.
Google Doodle for June 16 celebrates the millennium of the city of Granada in southern Spain.
Google Doodle
Geoff Cox and his partner Bridget Keyes embroiled in the paella prisoner case.
Geoff Cox and his partner Bridget Keyes embroiled in the paella prisoner case.
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A bar in Salobreña  Spain  advertised a raffle where the winner could spend the night with a  naked...
A bar in Salobreña, Spain, advertised a raffle where the winner could spend the night with a "naked waitress".
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A bar in Salobreña  Spain  advertised a raffle where the winner could spend the night with a  naked...
A bar in Salobreña, Spain, advertised a raffle where the winner could spend the night with a "naked waitress".
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alhambra palace
alhambra palace
The beautiful Alhambra in Granada  Spain
The beautiful Alhambra in Granada, Spain
Signage for an old cinema chain
Signage for an old cinema chain
The Alhambra in Granada  Spain
The Alhambra in Granada, Spain
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View of the Alhambra with snow in the background  Granada  Spain.
View of the Alhambra with snow in the background, Granada, Spain.
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