25th November 2020

Franco

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Spain drafts bill of ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to redress victims and legacy of Franco regime

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The Spanish cabinet has approved a draft bill of the ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to ‘comprehensively redress the victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship’,
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Torra demands ‘solemn apology’ from Spain for execution of Lluís Companys

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In a televised address on Friday, on the eve of La Diada Nacional de Catalunya (Catalonia’s National Day), the Catalan president Quim Torra asked Spain for
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‘There’s no room for impunity,’ says Pedro Sánchez – calling news of former king Juan Carlos I as ‘disturbing’

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Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said that he is open to an amendment of the Spanish Constitution to limit the legal immunity of public officials, including
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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?

Ben Wray
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