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Why you shouldn’t write off Algeciras just yet

If Lonely Planet authors had been passing through during Algeciras Entremares earlier this month, they’d be in a flurry to update

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

Late Leonard Cohen’s 40-year love affair with Spain

After nearly four decades touring in Spain, Leonard Cohen’s love affair with his ‘second home’ ran as deep as his musical poetry, writes Chloe Glover

New dig for murdered Spanish Civil War poet Federico Garcia Lorca begins near Granada

Team hopes to uncover answers to one of Spain's greatest mysteries

Spanish festival in Minack-inspired amphitheatre gears up theatrical summer

Theatre festival heads to Granada for its encore

How to escape Spain’s midsummer madness: Head to Almeria and the Cabo de Gata

Fancy escaping the queues and hassle of the Costa del Sol this August, take Jon Clarke’s advice and head to hauntingly stunning Cabo de Gata

Wildfires see thousands evacuated and roads cut off in Spain

Already 12000 hectares destroyed this year in Andalucia - well over the average

New Lorca centre in Granada opens without manuscripts

The architects of the Federico Garcia Lorca Centro de Granada are fighting with the Garcia Lorca Foundation to prove that the conditions of the library are suitable to house the manuscripts

Poet Lorca named one of seven most important Spaniards in contemporary history

Fuentes Vaqueros receives award for Lorca's selection to list of seven top Spaniards

The show must go on for Andalucian amphitheatre

Time is running out for the revolutionary theatre project

School book accused of airbrushing Franco’s rule

The children's history book brushes over the real details of Spain's civil war

Book review: Sketches of Spain

Sketches of Spain by Federico Garcia Lorca (translated from Spanish by Peter Bush with illustrations by Julian Bell) - review by Ian Gibson

Rare Lorca book goes on sale in London

The unopened first edition copy of 'Impressions and Landscapes' is expected to fetch between €7,500 and €9,500 at auction

Lorca earthquake caused by human activity

Deathly Spanish tremor which killed nine last year was triggered by groundwater extraction, find experts

Request for dig to find poet’s remains denied in Granada

A plea was denied by the Granada Town Hall to dig for poet Federico Garcia Lorca's remains in a historic field used during the Spanish Civil War

Nijar town hall joins with owners of Cortijo del Fraile to save farmhouse which inspired Lorca’s Blood Wedding

Mayor accuses Junta of 'showing no interest' and playing 'tricks' when it comes to saving the building

Review of 2011… from the mountains

Here’s Paul Whitelock’s personal review of the year – of events which have affected Spain in general and the Serranía de Ronda, where he lives, in particular

Thousands spend the night in the streets after Spain’s worst earthquake in 50 years killed eight people

Up to 20,000 people slept in squares, parks and nearby countryside as concerns are being raised over the standards of building

Saved at last?

Spanish farmhouse that inspired poet Lorca's Blood Wedding may now have been saved from collapse

No more Lorca hunts

Hunt for dead poet's remains to end despite new key report claiming he is buried 400 metres away

Boneheads!

After years of speculation, months of investigations and weeks of digging, Spanish poet Lorca's remains are nowhere to be found. A big mistake, or did Franco's troops clear the mass grave just weeks after it was used?

Lorca’s Family Overuled

The wishes of the family of Andalucia's most famous writer have been ignored

Dead healthy!

Doctor ordered to a morgue to check whether relative had come back to life

Battle Over Blood Wedding

As debate rages about the exhumation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s body will the chapel that inspired his most famous work be allowed to sink into the ground?

The search for Lorca’s Grave

WHEN the Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936, Gerald Brenan was living with his wife Gamel Woolsey in Churriana, a village west of...
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