Spain

  1. Spanish dictator Franco's remains exhumed from state mausoleum

    Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has made moving the remains of "El Caudillo" (The Leader) a priority since coming to power in June 2018, arguing Spain should not "continue to glorify" a man who ruled with an iron fist after the bloody 1936-39 civil war that his Nationalist forces won.

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    Spanish dictator Franco's remains exhumed from state mausoleum
  2. Catalonia: the crisis at the heart of Spain's election

    Proudly displaying two Spanish flags he brought to wave at a Vox rally, retired police officer Jose Antonio Corrales Sierra says he will vote for the far-right party in Sunday’s election and is ditching the mainstream PP conservatives because of Catalonia.

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    Europe
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    Politics
    Catalonia: the crisis at the heart of Spain's election
  3. Spain rivals clash over Catalonia in election debate

    Spain's prime minister faced an onslaught of criticism Monday from his right-wing rivals over Catalonia's secession crisis in a testy four-way debate ahead of elections, while he warned them against cozying up to the far-right.

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    Spain rivals clash over Catalonia in election debate