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10:44

National

Town halls told to take down last Franco symbols

M. A. ALFONSO.

The Ministry for Justice has asked the 656 municipalities in Spain that still have street names or symbols linked to the dictatorship of General Franco to remove them and comply with a 2007 law. According to government data, there are 1,171 ... streets, squares and avenues with names such as Calle General Franco or Plaza Falange Española, as well as less obvious ones linked to military or political figures. The regions with most offending names are Castilla y León (259) and Castilla-La Mancha

16:02

LifeStyle

From history teaching to historical memory

Debbie Bartlett

...imposed by Covid-19. In a way, Margarita has always been quite a pioneer. When she first went to university, Franco was still alive and the subjects she chose - History and Geography - were unusual for women at the time. There were still many ... instrumental in locating his body and ensuring that he was buried with dignity. She still recalls her grandmother's pain at the loss of her brother. Another great-uncle was recruited by Franco's troops and died after being sent to the front. The family have ... Gibraltar border by Franco was portrayed in the Spanish, Gibraltarian and English press. It was while chatting to colleagues in the archive that the idea was proposed of forming an association to manage and promote the Casa de la Memoria, raise awareness of

12:16

National

Spain complains to the Vatican over criticism of its policy on Franco's reburial

SUR

The government was due to make a formal complaint on Thursday to the Vatican over comments made by the Pope's ambassador in Spain about the handling of the planned exhumation of the remains of General Franco. The Papal Nuncio to Madrid, Renzo ... bring Franco back to life? I say they've brought him back to life. Leaving him alone was better. Most people, politicians, have got hold of this idea because 40 years have passed since the death. He's done what he's done, God will judge." Madrid

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.

12:39

LifeStyle

26 February 1981: Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo becomes Spanish PM

Debbie Bartlett

Primo de Rivera, was assassinated in the run-up to the Spanish Civil War. Leopoldo, who had a degree in civil engineering, had previously been the president of the national railway company Renfe, among other appointments. Following the death of Franco

14:05

National

Relatives and foundation lodge appeals against government decree to rebury Franco on 10 June

SUR.

The PSOE government has said that it will go ahead and rebury the body of General Franco on 10 June and will not wait for the Supreme Court to rule on the family's appeal. Ministers have said that they will take the coffin from the Valley of the ... Fallen monument and place it in El Pardo cemetery alongside Franco's wife. Other parties said it is more political statement than reality, coming ahead of the 28 April general election. Franco's relatives, the Francisco France National Foundation

16:24

LifeStyle

A street in Álora, in Denmark

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ

...extent, as Calle Alemania. That name dates back to the Spanish Civil War, because the government of Francisco Franco gave some streets the names of fascist countries, such as Germany or Italy. The change back to the original names was carried out during

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

11:42

LifeStyle

15 January 2012: The death of Manuel Fraga, founder of the PP

Jennie Rhodes

On 15 January 2012 Manuel Fraga, Franco's tourism and information minister, who went on to found the Alianza Popular - the forerunner to today's Partido Popular party - died of heart failure in Madrid. Fraga, (Villalba, Lugo, 23 November 1922) had ... risen through the ranks of Franco's regime during the 1950s and '60s and became minister for tourism and information in 1966. As tourism minister, Fraga particularly focused on encouraging foreign visitors to the Costas and was the person behind the ... the role of Spanish ambassador to the UK until Franco's death in November 1975. After the dictator's death, Fraga became deputy prime minister under King Juan Carlos I's interim government and in September 1976 he formed the Alianza Popular party,

14:34

Local

Franco-era window removed

sur

Work to remove the stained glass window in Marbella town hall, which features symbols from General Franco's era, has begun. The nine-metre-tall window weighs 80 kilograms and builders are working from 10-metre-high scaffolding. The old window