21st November 2019

Valley of the Fallen

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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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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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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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Franco Foundation to appeal dictator’s exhumation

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The Spanish government, which has pledged to exhume Francisco Franco from his opulent mausoleum, on Friday gave the late dictator‘s family two weeks to decide
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Spotlight: ‘When you attack Franco, you attack over half of Spain’

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Luis Alfonso de Borbon, the great-grandson of Franco, is leading opposition to Spain’s bid to remove the dictator’s remains from an opulent mausoleum where they
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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