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11:49

LifeStyle

6 December 1978: Spain ratifies Constitution of 1978

Tony Bryant

On Wednesday 6 December 1978, the people of Spain voted in a referendum to ratify the new Spanish Constitution. The vote marked the culmination of the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of General Francisco Franco. The new

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

15:18

LifeStyle

22 November 1975: Juan Carlos I is made King of Spain

Debbie Bartlett

On 22 November 1975, two days after the death of dictator General Francisco Franco, Prince Juan Carlos was sworn in as King of Spain. Franco had ruled with an iron hand for 36 years, after winning the 1936 to 1939 civil war, so this was a turning ... point in the country's history and transition towards democracy. Normally, Juan Carlos would not have acceded to the throne because his father, Don Juan de Borbón, was still alive. However, in 1969 Franco had announced that he had designated the young

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

08:09

National

General Franco is moved from Valley of the Fallen on government orders after 44 years

SUR

The remains of late dictator General Franco were moved on Thursday from the Valle de Los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen) mausoleum and memorial to the Spanish Civil War and placed in a simpler, family tomb in a small public cemetery outside Madrid. ... In a highly symbolic moment for many Spaniards, the acting government, controlled by the PSOE Socialist party, carried out its promise to have the coffin removed from where it was placed on Francisco Franco's death in 1975 ahead of the eventual ... restoration of democracy. Local Costa priest officiates at Franco's reburial mass Despite efforts by Franco's family and supporters to block the reburial, the Supreme Court recently found in favour of the government and allowed it to go ahead. Franco

16:52

National

Government closes Valle de los Caídos ahead of Franco's exhumation

MATEO BALÍN

Francisco Franco will be exhumed from his resting place in the Valle de los Caídos before 25 October and his remains later transferred to the Mingorrubio cemetery in El Pardo (Madrid), it has been announced. The operation is expected to take place

17:56

LifeStyle

1 November 1910: The anarchist CNT union is founded

FRANK GAVURIN

...republican government, when moderates who had called for compromise and government participation were forced out. When Franco's forces rose up against the Spanish state in 1936, the CNT played a key role in the defence of several cities that stayed in ... Barcelona. The end result was CNT concessions in the direction of a more disciplined and centralised anti-Franco front, which were nevertheless not enough to prevent the General's victory in 1939. The proscription of the CNT and persecution of its members ... followed. Despite being legalised again after Franco's death in 1975, it has so far failed to regain its former strength and is now dwarfed by the Workers Commissions and UGT. It currently claims to have 50,000 members.

11:17

National

Franco's body can be moved, says Supreme Court, but not quite yet

SUR

The Supreme Court in Madrid has unanimously backed the government and said that the remains of General Franco can be removed from their ceremonial resting place in the Valle de los Caídos monument, outside Madrid, and placed in a simpler grave. ... Socialist-PSOE party to move the body, citing recent Historical Memory law which says the controversial Valle de Los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen) site must only hold victims of the Spanish Civil War. As Franco died naturally, he shouldn't be there, the Supreme ... the Franco family's lawyer said they will appeal to the Constitutional Court. There is also other court action under way to stop the removal, including a claim that planning permission is needed to move the two-tonne gravestone in the listed site. In

13:21

National

Reburial of Franco's body is halted by Supreme Court

SUR

The Supreme Court has blocked the acting government's plan to exhume the body of dictator General Franco from his ceremonial resting place next Monday, 10 June. The ban on reburial is temporary while objections are heard and comes after Franco ... 's descendants and the foundation set up to defend his legacy objected to the plan. When the Socialist government took over last June, one of its first decisions was to take Franco out of the Valle de los Caídos, a large monument in the mountains near Madrid ... dedicated by Franco to victims of the Spanish Civil War. His body has had pride of place there since his death in 1975. The government rejected the family's compromise of burying him in the crypt of Madrid's cathedral and went ahead with their plan to bury

13:16

Gibraltar

8 June 1969: Franco closes Gibraltar border

DEBBIE BARTLETT

On 8 June 1969 Spain closed the border with Gibraltar. The decision came when General Franco was angered at the prospect of Gibraltar's new Constitution. He feared this would negatively effect Spain's sovereignty claim over the Rock, which had been ... supplies were to be cut off. The approximately 4,800 Spanish citizens who lost their jobs in Gibraltar were reassured by the Franco regime that they would not suffer in any way whatsoever. They would receive money for enough time to enable them to find ... protests and demands for the border to be reopened. The closure tore families apart. Gibraltar turned to Morocco for labour and food, and strengthened its ties with the UK. The closure also shaped Gibraltarians'sense of identity as a people. Franco