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Spain’s ministers back law to fine people up to €140,000 for publicly supporting ex-dictator General Franco

A draft 'Law on Democratic Memory' that bans public expressions of support for the ex-dictator, General Francisco Franco, has been backed by the Spanish...

Anti-fascist Brigades fighter from Valencia area of Spain who resisted Franco as a teenager dies, aged 101

THE last known survivor of the International Brigades who fought against General Franco and the fascists in the Spanish Civil War has died, aged...

Spain set to exhume Franco victims from controversial Valley of the Fallen and return them to relatives for burial

SPAIN'S government is set to approve an immediate €650,000 of funding to exhume and identify victims of the country's Civil War that were buried...

Executed victims of General Franco to be exhumed from mass grave on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK will start at Alicante cemetery next week to exhume the bodies of 11 people murdered between 1939 and 1945 during the fascist regime...

Far-right wing graffiti smeared at Franco concentration camp site on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN INFORMATION board at the site of an infamous concentration camp in Alicante Province has been daubed with the name of Spain's far-right political...

Bodies of executed Franco opponents to be exhumed from common grave on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE BODIES of 17 people executed because they opposed dictator General Franco, will be exhumed from a common grave and given individual resting places. The...

New orders for controversial Franco era villa built on historic site on Spain’s northern Costa Blanca

THE OWNERS of a Javea villa built on Roman land in the Franco era have received a second demand in two months from the...

Scores of Franco’s victims to be exhumed and given dignified burials across Spain’s Costa Blanca

VICTIMS of Spain’s notorious dictator, General Franco, are to be exhumed across the region, with a tender process for the contract recently launched. The €88,000...

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

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

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

General Franco’s body will be exhumed thanks to Spain government decree being signed TODAY

SPAIN will pass a decree today signing off on the exhumation General Franco's body.  It comes after new PSOE prime minister made the removal of...

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

Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez promises to exhume the remains of General Franco

The controversial site has faced huge criticism for being the only remaining monument dedicated to a fascist leader in Europe

General Franco’s grandson jailed in Spain for deliberately ramming police car

GENERAL Franco's eldest grandson has been sentenced to 30 months jail for deliberately crashing into a police car. Francisco Franco Martinez-Bordiu, 63, was sentenced to...

Malaga mayor denounced for refusing to change name of ‘last Franco town of Andalucia’

Mayor Ledesma argued the town hall has received no complaints

Hugh Thomas death marks passing of one of Spanish Civil War’s greatest chroniclers

Copies of book were smuggled across French border during Franco dictatorship

Spanish siesta to get the boot as Spain dumps ‘Nazi time’ for GMT

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

Film made to honour Miguel de Unamuno’s heroic speech against Spain’s General Franco

As The Island of Wind honouring one of Spain’s great intellectuals hits cinema screens, Joe Duggan recalls the day Miguel de Unamuno bravely defied Franco

Madrid Town Hall to remove Francoist street names from all public buildings

The Spanish capital is to change 30 such names honouring the former dictator and his regime
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Toledo Army Museum gives poignant insight into Spain’s military past

A poignant exhibition of wartime paraphernalia offers an insight into Spain’s military past

Hilary Benn recalls Spanish Civil War in ISIS ‘fascist’ Commons speech

Labour foreign secretary defies Jeremy Corbyn to vote for military action
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40 years on …. is Spain free of Franco?

With the 40th anniversary of Franco’s death looming large next month we bring you 40 facts about El Caudillo

Franco’s Gibraltar siege

With the 40th anniversary of Franco’s death looming large next month we bring you 40 facts about El Caudillo

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