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Monks say Spain’s government can’t exhume dictator Franco’s body because he is buried in ‘sacred place’

The Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen sits on ground under which Franco is buried.

Spain’s Supreme Court gives go ahead for reburial of former dictator Francisco Franco

Pedro Sanchez’s socialist government had pledged to move the ex-tyrant‘s body from underneath the monument.

Jack Gaioni explores the horrors of a Civil War concentration camp and Franco’s grip on the Spanish press

 IF you were hoping for a ‘feel good’ article, read no further.If you were hoping for some logical,...

Spain’s Government SEIZES former dictator General Franco’s €5 million summer palace over its ‘fraudulent’ sale

It comes as Pedro Sanchez’s PSOE administration has pushed on with a plan to exhume the remains of the Fascist dictator

REMEMBERING THE ROSES: Spain second only to Cambodia for missing persons as mass women’s grave is set to be...

The 16 mothers, daughters and grandmothers rounded up that day were never seen again

BOLLOCKS: Brit historian slams Spain’s supreme court after delays to Franco reburial

The claim, which Preston labelled 'bollocks,' was made during a hearing into the removal of Franco's body from the hulking mausoleum in Spain's Valley of the Fallen

Spain’s Supreme Court blocks reburial of General Franco just days before body due to be dug up

The arguments of his family against removing him from the Valley of the Fallen rested on the ‘irreparable’ damage it would cause

Secret grave of Franco victims discovered in Madrid cemetery

Thousand of people were shot in Madrid by Franco’s regime following the end of the civil war, the 80th anniversary of which is marked this year

Pope backs Spain plan to dig up General Franco grave

The Pope's right hand man has written to Spain´s deputy Prime Minister to lend support for moving former dictator´s remains

Franco’s body WILL be dug up just hours after Spain’s Pedro Sanchez calls snap general election

Sanchez has said he wants to proceed immediately with digging up the former dictator, and wants to complete the plan before summer

Fascist vandals paint Nazi swastikas on cultural centre in northern Spain

"We will continue to be profoundly antifascist and committed to the rights and freedoms"

WATCH: Topless female protestors in Madrid kicked and punched by Franco supporters

Bare-breasted Femen activists, who had the slogan 'Legal Fascism, National Shame' painted across their chests, stormed Franco remembrance rally

WATCH: Man defaces General Franco’s tomb in Madrid with red paint and is dragged away by security guards

The protest was sparked by growing tension surrounding the planned exhumation of the remains of General Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

Government officials and Franco family involved in row over ownership of sacred pilgrim statues in Spain

A Madrid court has given the Franco family until November 19 to prove their ownership

Dictator Franco’s granddaughter under fire AGAIN for failure to declare property profits

GENERAL Franco’s granddaughter has been slapped with a €525,063 fine for failing to declare profits from the sale of shares in the family’s property...

DIVIDED: Experts and locals on digging up dictator Franco from the Valley of the Fallen in special Olive Press...

Spain is a country still divided between those nostalgic for the Franco days and those who abhorred El Generalisimo

The beef about The Story of Ferdinand – Spain’s most controversial children’s book

Franco banned it, Hitler burnt it and Gandhi loved it. How a loveable Spanish toro in a children’s book has raised hackles all over the world

Visiting the tomb of Franco’s chief executioner in Sevilla, a city imbued with silent history

Controversies arise regarding the exhumation of Francis Franco and his generals

Elderly doctor to stand trial for snatching children in Spain’s ‘stolen babies’ scandal

The former gynaecologist will become the first person to stand trial for the scandal that has cast a dark shadow over Spain for decades

New-found documents reveal a concentration camp existed on Costa del Sol

The unpublished documents confirm thousands of prisoners of war were held at the camp in Torremolinos during the Franco era in the 1930s

Eightieth anniversary of bloody battle during Spanish Civil War remembered in new book

La Batalla de Teruel: Guerra total en Espana, takes readers through the battle that claimed the lives of over 140,000 people

Prime property! Villa of former Spanish leader up for sale

A LUXURIOUS villa once owned by Spain’s leader Adolfo Suarez has been put on the market for a cool €13 million.Suarez, who was the...

New TV series based on Spanish Civil War whips up Twitter storm

A LEADING American TV producer has been forced to deny he is stirring up political conflict with a new show about an American battalion...

Work begins in Spain to exhume bodies of victims from Spanish Civil War

Experts arrived on Monday at the Valley of the Fallen which holds the remains of over 30,000 people from both sides of the civil war

WARPED: Dozens gather in Malaga to pay tribute to Spain’s Dictator General Franco

A GROUP of 40 Malaga locals gathered last night to remember the late Dictator Franco.The group congregated in the gardens of the Cathedral on...

TWISTED: Woman ‘snatched’ as a baby in Franco era to be JAILED after Andalucia nun who allegedly stole her...

A WOMAN is to be jailed after the nun who allegedly helped steal her from her parents as a baby sued for defamation. Ascensión López,...
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