6th July 2020

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Coronavirus in Spain full update (8 April)

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Report updated in Spain at 20h on Wednesday 8 April. Official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry at 11.30am on Wednesday 8 April confirm 146,690 known cases
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Final results: PSOE win, far-right Vox 3rd largest party, Cs party decimated

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The Socialists (PSOE) led by Pedro Sánchez won Spain’s fourth General Election in four years on Sunday, winning 120 seats (compared to 123 won in the April election),  but
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Opinion: Will the Basques be next?

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Ask Basques about whether they were shocked by the scale of the police brutality and judicial repression of the Catalan independence movement in recent weeks,
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The far-right and Catalonia mark the end of the election campaign

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Spanish political parties concluded a short but intensive campaign on Friday in preparation for the country’s general election on Sunday 10 November – the fourth
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Franco removed, but ‘Francoism still very present’ argue many

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‘Today, Spain is fulfilling its duty to itself,’ said acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, on Thursday, as the remains of the late dictator Francisco
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Franco’s remains to be exhumed on Thursday

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The exhumation of the remains of Franco will take place on Thursday 24 October at 10.30am, the Spanish government has announced. Francisco Franco’s remains, which lie
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Supreme Court authorises exhumation of dictator Franco

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Note: this report was published on 24 September. The exhumation finally took place on 24 October. ALSO READ: Franco removed but ‘Francoism still very present’
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Focus: the on-going challenge of moving Franco’s remains

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Although Franco died over four decades ago, in 1975, the task of trying to manage the legacy of the dictator who ruled Spain for 40 years