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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 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
The arguments of his family against removing him from the Valley of the Fallen rested on the ‘irreparable’ damage it would cause
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
The Pope's right hand man has written to Spain´s deputy Prime Minister to lend support for moving former dictator´s remains
The 63-year-old painted himself as a martyr, writing in the WhatsApp group, 'I am willing to sacrifice myself for Spain'
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
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
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...
The controversial site has faced huge criticism for being the only remaining monument dedicated to a fascist leader in Europe
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
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
The main opposition party’s motion will be debated in parliament