19th October 2021

Franco

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Sánchez: Franco mausoleum cannot be ‘place of reconciliation’

AFP
Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has ruled out transforming dictator Francisco Franco‘s controversial mausoleum into a place of reconciliation, going against suggestions by an expert commission
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Puigdemont asks Sánchez for ‘specific proposals’

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont says that Pedro Sánchez becoming the Spanish Prime Minister is a new ‘opportunity’ for dialogue between the Catalan and Spanish
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Franco exhumation: Spain passes decree

Tim Parfitt / AFP / Agencies
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
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Franco exhumation creates political row

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For over 40 years the remains of dictator Francisco Franco have lain in the mausoleum outside Madrid known as the Valley of the Fallen. However,