At least a dozen Catholic priests have been “suspended from duties” from the Granada branch of the Church for sexual abuse of children. The Archbishop of Granada confirmed the order had been given with the full approval of the Pope, according to Catholic newspaper “Religión Digital”. The decision came after a series of complaints were lodged by people who claimed to have suffered abuse whilst at religious residencies across the province. The Public Prosecutor of Continue reading A dozen priests fired with papal authority for child abuse in Granada
And instead of taking the cheap laughs route of a homosexual image, the hackers took their time and put up anti-Catholic satire, and philosophical messages urging people to throw off their shackles and be free. The attack was attributed to #Anonymous, the hackers group, but who knows. The hackers claim to be part of the larger #Op-Vatican group. The attack was in response to the support given by the Bishop of Granada to the anti-feminist Continue reading Archbishopric of Granada has their website hacked by feminist hackers
Granada council has been ordered to pay €76.733 after it sold a mans Lamborghini for scrap. The error occurred after the Local Police towed a 140 Gallardo Lamborghini that was seized after being driven in a dangerous manner in 2010. It was taken to the municipal car deposit as evidence until the court case. After the court case was resolved in early 2011, the Judge ordered the return of the vehicle to its owner. However, Continue reading Granada must pay compensation for crushing a new Lamborghini
British Airways will in two weeks time launch a new twice weekly Granada – London City route, for those of you who may find this useful. (Spotted in the Sunday Times).
For the first time, the sales season in Spain is unregulated, and Spaniards are uneasily eyeing the prospect of, gasp! shops starting their sales when they want to. You see, since time immemorial, sales in Spanish shops have been limited to a strict timespan established annually by the government. But this year… shops can set their own sales, in accordance to consumer whims. Local newspaper Ideal.es tells us of the unease of consumers in Granada, Continue reading Spanish uneasy over the first unregulated sales season
38c in Granada so its time to find a park and hide in the shade… Posted from WordPress for Android – mobile blogging!
The Granada tourist board is upset that nobody bothered to tell them that David & Sam Cameron were coming for a short break over the weekend. “Had we known” said a tourist board flunky, “we could have used the opportunity in a quiet way to promote Granada…. nobody from the Junta or the Governor’s Office bothered to tell us, and we are not psychic”. Well, quite. The National Police (who sent quite a few bodyguards Continue reading Granada laments “lost opportunity” of Cameron’s visit
No, not the fish farms – the university singing groups. These groups of slightly misaffected uni students, who club together in 19th century outfits to sing harmonious songs, are a mad mix between flamenco, goth and university club. And for the second year running, they’re coming back to Mojácar. The event is rather grandly called the Second World Encounter of Tunas (II Encuentro Mundial de Tunas), although “World” appears to mean Granada and Seville (although Continue reading The tuna’s are back in Mojacar!
The Junta de Andalucia has become alarmed by a measles outbreak in Granada city and has threatened parents with legal action if they don’t give kids the MMR jab. Seems the Health Honchos went round threatening parents who hadn’t bothered to vaccinate their kids, but were told: At the moment it’s voluntary, so tough. The Junta, not an organisation that enjoys having egg on its face, says it’s sending out letter to parents of unvaccinated Continue reading Junta turns nasty and threatens parents who don’t want to give kids the MMR jab
The latest crime data released by the Jefatura Superior de Policía de Andalucía Oriental suggests that despite the recession, crime across Eastern Andalucia (Jaén, Málaga, Almería, Granada) continues to drop, with 14.06% fewer crimes being committed so far this year over 2009. The two types of crime with the biggest drops are bag snatching (a 31% drop) and vehicle theft (22% drop). Better police training, with better cooperation between forces, and better backup from the Continue reading Crime continues to fall across region