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Digging for Franco’s victims: British team from Cranfield University join search for Spain’s Civil War dead

A TEAM of British archaeologists have started to exhume and identify victims executed by the Franco regime after the Spanish Civil War. Several bodies with...

Heartless fraudster cons elderly Benidorm lady of over €40,000 in bogus search for remains of parents killed in the...

A conman swindled €43,600 from a 91-year-old Benidorm woman in a bogus search to find the remains of her parents who died in the...

Never forgotten: Exhumations to finally close chapter on civil war tragedy in Spain’s Granada

THE remains of over 300 people executed without trial then tossed into mass graves are to finally be exhumed. The victims from Granada include teachers,...

She’s Dynamite! (literally): Civil War heroine who took the fight to Spain’s men

Dynamite! It’s a form of slang that refers to the essence of something rather than the explosive device. For example, we might say: “Penelope Cruz...

IN PICS: The extraordinary legacy of Robert Capa’s iconic shot of bomb-damaged building in Spain’s Madrid

A photograph snapped by famous war photographer Robert Capa of a bombed out building in Madrid’s southern district of Vallecas during the Spanish Civil...

Historical memory: Barcelona university enlisted to document Spain’s Valley of the Fallen victims

FAMILIES of the victims buried at the Valley of the Fallen will soon receive information on their loved ones thanks to a new collaboration...

Following the legacy of Spain’s most famous poet and playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca

Dimitris Kouimtsidis explores the fleeting life of Spain’s most famous poet, snuffed out for being gay, socialist and ‘undesirable’

UN apologies after attributing Guernica bombing to Spain’s republican forces who were in fact victims of the massacre

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the error was a ‘horrendous mistake.’

Bullets found in Andalucia city attributed to ‘murders’ of the Spanish Civil War

It is thought that executions carried out by Republicans between July 19 and August 8 took place at the burial site during the war.

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

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

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

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

Spain’s most inspiring expat women

INTERNATIONAL Women's Day, March 8, celebrates the achievements of women globally and is a call to action for implementing gender parity. To commemorate the day,...

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 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

Catalonia leaders accused of frustrating attempts to return priceless Romanesque artworks

Catalan leaders are being accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless Romanesque frescoes

New book charts turbulent history of Spain

The Reign in Spain was written by William Kristjan Arnold to answer the repeated questions of friends and family about its modern history

New future for Pamplona fascist war memorial following exhumations

The controversial Monumento a los Caidos in Pamplona could become a ‘historical memory centre’ now that the bones of nine military leaders have been removed.

Spanish Civil War colour documentary airs tonight

THE SHOCKING realities of the Spanish Civil War will be laid bare  in a new colour TV documentary. British historian Antony Beever's Divided Spain: The Civil...
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Last British member of the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigade dies aged 98

Seaman Stan Hilton jumped ship in Alicante to fight for British Battalion

Secret army: Remembering the Spanish Civil War 80 years later

Remembering the largely American volunteers who risked everything to fight fascism

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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