Monday, 23 October, 2017

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A MUCH-LOVED expert on Spanish history whose work was banned by Franco has passed away. British historian Hugh Thomas, an associate of Margaret Thatcher, masterfully chronicled the great upheaval in the Hispanic world, from...

Opposition parties on the left and centre backed a motion 198 votes to one to remove the fascist dictator out of state-funded mausoleum Valle de los Caidos

Malaga’s former Intelhorce textile factory, built under Franco’s orders, will be turned into a distribution centre for a children’s clothing firm

Jose Utrera Molina has been buried in Nerja, where he lived.

The anniversary has been marked by a series of events

The main opposition party’s motion will be debated in parliament

It is 40 years since Suarez's introduction of the civil war 'pact of forgetting' and Spain's first democratic elections

The Spanish Pavilion of the 1937 Paris International World's Fair, which showcased Pablo Picasso’s Guernica and Joan Miro’s The Reaper for the first time in public, has been recreated in London

Catalan leaders are being accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless Romanesque frescoes

Catalan leaders stand accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless artworks

The government is considering replacing the ‘Nazi time zone’ it currently operates in with Greenwich Mean Time

The controversial Monumento a los Caidos in Pamplona could become a ‘historical memory centre’ now that the bones of nine military leaders have been removed.

THE SHOCKING realities of the Spanish Civil War will be laid bare  in a new colour TV documentary. British historian Antony Beever's Divided Spain: The Civil War in Colour has for the first time in Spain...

Catalan separatists shouted ‘no fascists on our streets’

The exhibiting artists have all worked with the themes of suffocation, isolation and resistance

Residents felt the images honoured the former Spanish dictator and Nazi officer

Nicolas Sanchez-Albornoz recalls his escape from a prison camp in 1948

Forty years after Franco, his tomb beneath one of the Civil War’s last battlefields is still causing controversy

At least 16 Catholic churches are to hold services
Division Blue

Parliamentary enquiry reveals German taxpayer is funding 41 Blue Division veterans' pensions

Provocative political artists wanted to drive Nazi car through Figueres town centre

La Carolina Town Hall, in Jaen is to make Ana Lopez Gallego an honorary mayor

Carolina Marin put up a brave face as the fascist lyrics rang out

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