17th November 2019

Carmen Calvo

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Two jailed Catalan leaders to go on hunger strike

SiE Newsdesk / Agencies
Two of the Catalan pro-independence leaders in pre-trial detention have begun a hunger strike to protest against the hearings due to start in early 2019. Jordi
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Vatican backs Spain’s search for Franco reburial

Tim Parfitt / AFP
The Vatican said Tuesday it agreed with Spain’s efforts to find an alternative to the Madrid cathedral as a place to rebury late dictator Francisco
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Spain approves exhumation of Franco

AFP
Spanish lawmakers on Thursday approved a decree by the Socialist government authorising the exhumation of late dictator Francisco Franco from a vast mausoleum near Madrid.
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Franco exhumation: Spain passes decree

Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) government passed a decree on Friday allowing the exhumation of the remains of Franco from his vast mausoleum, a decision that divides