Friday, May 24, 2019
Home Tags Franco

Tag: franco

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,...

The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

Expert on Spanish history passes away

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,...

Spanish parliament votes to exhume Franco’s remains

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

Huge former Malaga textile factory to undergo renovation at last

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

One of Franco’s last surviving ministers buried in Andalucia

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

Remembering the thousands killed by Franco forces during Malaga’s N340 massacre

The anniversary has been marked by a series of events

PSOE bid to have dead dictator Franco’s body removed from Madrid’s Valley of the Fallen

The main opposition party’s motion will be debated in parliament
17,569FansLike
258FollowersFollow
71FollowersFollow
1,913FollowersFollow
6,876FollowersFollow
214SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS