19th September 2020

Spanish Civil War

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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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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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Tweet over ‘Spain’s crucial role’ in 1944 liberation of Paris sparks controversy

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A tweet from the Spanish government’s Ministry of Justice regarding Spain’s ‘crucial role’ in liberating Paris from the Nazis in 1944 caused a controversy on
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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