20th October 2019

Spanish Civil War

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Supreme Court authorises exhumation of dictator Franco

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Spain’s Supreme Court has authorised that the Spanish government can exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco from his controversial mausoleum in Madrid and relocate
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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
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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