16th July 2019

Dolores Delgado

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Sánchez to visit France to pay tribute to civil war exiles

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is to travel to France this weekend to pay tribute to the 450,000 Spaniards who sought refuge there at the
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Franco Foundation to appeal dictator’s exhumation

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The Spanish government, which has pledged to exhume Francisco Franco from his opulent mausoleum, on Friday gave the late dictator‘s family two weeks to decide
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Trial focus: Spanish judiciary also on defensive

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As 12 Catalan independence leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.
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Government defends Attorney General jail demands

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The Spanish Government has defended as ‘professional, technical and juridical’ the decision of its Attorney General for asking between 7 and 12 years in jail
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called Friday for Catalan independence leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public
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Spain’s elite shaken by ‘blackmailer’ cop, Villarejo

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He may be behind bars, but a former police chief still strikes fear into the highest levels of the Spanish state thanks to his covert
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Spain’s Justice Minister facing calls to resign

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Spain’s Justice Minister, Dolores Delgado, faced calls to resign on Tuesday after audio recordings emerged of her having lunch nearly a decade ago with a
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Spain hires lawyer for judge Llarena sued in Belgium

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The Spanish government has taken the first steps to hire a Belgian firm of lawyers in order to ‘defend Spain’s interests’ in the judicial process