Irish writer Ian Gibson is obsessed by Federico García Lorca and over the last 30 years has become one of the world’s best-known Hispanists. But as the 75th anniversary of his death is commemorated, Gibson admits that the mysteries surrounding the poet remain as alive as ever.
Andalusia has a handful of candidates for this list, not least Granada and Seville. But the former capital of the Islamic caliphate comes out on top for several reasons. The Mezquita is the obvious one: a massive, labyrinthine mosque that is beautiful despite having a Catholic cathedral dumped on top of it. In addition, central […]
As Granada hosts the EU-Morocco summit, a host of diplomatic, economic and political issues condition Europe’s relationship with the North African country.