18th August 2019

Spanish Civil War

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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
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General Election focus: the Vox party

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Spain has its own version of the far-right and the populist turned mainstream, part of a wave that has been surging through Europe: Vox, a
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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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656 municipalities ordered to remove Franco symbols

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Spain’s justice ministry has ordered more than 600 municipalities across the country to remove symbols honouring the dictatorship of Francisco Franco which are still on display
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Barcelona to revoke medal awarded to Franco

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Barcelona City Council is to revoke a medal awarded to the late dictator Francisco Franco in 1964, that marked 25 years since the victory of
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Spain approves exhumation of Franco

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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.