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14:23

LifeStyle

20 November 1975: The death of General Francisco Franco

Jennie Rhodes

On 20 November 1975, Spain's military dictator, General Francisco Franco, died aged 82 in Madrid. On 19 July 1974, Franco fell ill from various health problems, and Juan Carlos I took over as acting head of state. Franco recovered and on 2 ... September he resumed his duties as head of state. A year later he fell ill again, afflicted with further health problems, including a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Franco's last public appearance was on 1 October 1975 when he gave a speech to ... claimed that he had been told around 6pm on 19 November that Franco had already died. Juan Carlos was proclaimed King two days later. Franco's funeral took place on 23 November and his body was interred at Valle de los Caídos, a memorial built by the

15:14

National

Family of Franco to hand over historic house 'for time being'

M. E. ALONSO

The grandchildren of late dictator General Franco have agreed to "provisionally" hand over to the State the running of a country mansion in Galicia which they inherited. The Pazo de Meirás estate was a favourite home of Franco but its ownership is ... highly controversial. The family says Franco legally acquired it in 1941. A court sentence recently said that the historic house really belonged to the government. The grandchildren have always argued that it was a gift to Franco as a private

14:18

National

New law to get even tougher on remnants of Franco's regime

RAMÓN GORRIARÁN

The Cabinet approved on Tuesday plans for a new law to redress the remaining effects of the Franco dictatorship on Spanish life and replace existing 'Memoria Histórica' (Historical Memory) legislation, in force since 2007. The new 'Memoria ... Democrática' (Democratic Memory) rules will, among other wide-ranging measures, convert the infamous Spanish Civil War monumental cemetery at Valle de los Caídos into a civil cemetery and monks will stop overseeing it. Last year General Franco's body was ... removed from there to a private cemetery. The law will also ban charitable associations that defend totalitarian regimes, among them the foundation dedicated to General Franco. Government vice-president Carmen Calvo said it would be a law to help

19:17

Opinion

An easy ride

Mark Nayler

...autopilot GDP expansion that began under Mariano Rajoy, most of Sánchez's pre-Covid achievements were symbolic. The most high-profile of these occurred last October, when the government transferred Francisco Franco's remains from a grand mausoleum outside

12:55

National

Country is in official mourning until 6 June

SUR

Spain entered a period of official mourning for victims of coronavirus this week. The ten days started on Wednesday and ends at midnight on 6 June. It is the longest period of national mourning since the death of General Franco. Flags outside

17:10

LifeStyle

22 May 1940: Gibraltar is evacuated in the Second World War

Debbie Bartlett

It is a largely unknown fact that during WW2 the British government decided to turn Gibraltar into a fortress to stop Hitler and Franco seizing it, and ordered all women, children, the elderly and infirm to be evacuated to make room for the troops.

15:57

LifeStyle

Franco flag flies over city hall as Malaga time travels back to wartime

FERNANDO TORRES

The old Spanish flag from General Franco's dictatorship flew outside Malaga city hall last Sunday as British director John Madden shot part of his latest film project, Operation Mincemeat. The Local Police were the most useful allied forces for ... flowing under the Franco-era ensign. Madden, who directed Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love, could be seen taking various shots of a man dressed as an official walking into city hall. The scenes were all carefully choreographed with dozens of

17:02

Local

'Franco Lives' graffiti appears on Nerja walls

Eugenio Cabezas

Around a dozen graffitied messages saying 'Franco Vive' (Franco Lives) appeared on buildings around Nerja on Wednesday morning, including one near the Balcón de Europa. The vandalism coincides with the 44th anniversary of the former dictator's

10:01

National

Local Costa priest officiates at Franco's reburial mass

SUR

A parish priest in a Malaga dormitory town was chosen by the Franco family to celebrate the reburial mass of the late dictator on Thursday. Ramón Tejero is priest at the parish church in La Cala del Moral, part of Rincón de la Victoria, east of ... of the Valle de los Caídos monastery at the new resting place of Franco's body at the Mingorrubio cemetery outside Madrid. Ramón Tejero has been parish priest at the Santa Ana church in La Cala del Moral for 18 years and the church square is named