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Exhumations of Republican soldiers to restart at Spain’s Civil War ‘monument’ after legal appeals from right-wing groups flounder

A TEAM of forensic scientists that has been recruited by the Spanish central government will on Monday restart work to recover the bodies of...

Spain’s government to strip Franco and nine other figures from the regime of medals

THE SPANISH government announced on Thursday that it is to strip former dictator Francisco Franco of the Medal of Merit in Labour, an award...

Explainer: What will be the effects of Spain’s new Democratic Memory Law?

EARLIER this month, the Socialist Party-led central government approved a new piece of legislation: the Democratic Memory Law. The legislation passed with 128 votes...

Founder of Spain’s fascist Falange party to be exhumed from Valley of the Fallen by family

THE family of José Antonio Primo de Rivera, the founder of Spain’s fascist Falange party, has announced that it will privately exhume the politician’s...

Donald Trump among foreign politicians to send message of support to Spain’s far-right Vox

FORMER US president Donald Trump was among the foreign politicians to send messages of support this weekend to Vox, the far-right Spanish party that...

Paintings stolen during Spanish civil war by Franco forces returned to family

Two paintings stolen from an aristocrat by forces of the Spanish dictator Franco have been returned to the family 85 years later.  Its return could...

Titanic of the Mountains: Historic train station in Spain’s Pyrenees to be transformed into luxury hotel

Known as the 'Titanic of the Mountains', a grandiose railway station which is reputed to have served both as an escape route for thousands...

Recipes from the day of Franco

Expat begins to transcribe secret recipes found after excavation on finca

Garzon case dropped by Supreme Court

Controversial Spanish judge will still face charges relating to Franco-era investigations

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