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Belfast Telegraph
Journeyman Spaniard Nacho Novo's heart firmly in GlasgowFerrol in Galicia in March 1979, Nacho Novo is somewhat less controversial than
Journeyman Spaniard Nacho Novo's heart firmly in Glasgow
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Ferrol in Galicia in March 1979, Nacho Novo is somewhat less controversial than the coastal city's most famous son, General Francisco Franco, who sparked the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s. He never quite got the same love in his native land,... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
EU’s Model Student Spain Gets Punishedelection, held last June, did not break the deadlock. Spain has been a two par
EU’s Model Student Spain Gets Punished
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
election, held last June, did not break the deadlock. Spain has been a two party system since the death of its dictator, Francisco Franco, in 1975. But the recent appearance of two new parties — Podemos and Ciudadanos — has disrupted the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China's Wanda to sell Madrid project at 272 mn eurosthe statement said. Wanda bought the historic Madrid landmark, completed in th
China's Wanda to sell Madrid project at 272 mn euros
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
the statement said. Wanda bought the historic Madrid landmark, completed in the 1950s under the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, in June 2014 for 265 million euros (now $292 million), but its plans to develop the property into a hotel... Read more
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The China Post
Wanda 'to sell' contentious Madrid landmark: sourcethe landmark. Wanda acquired the 25-storey Edificio Espana, completed in the 1
Wanda 'to sell' contentious Madrid landmark: source
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
the landmark. Wanda acquired the 25-storey Edificio Espana, completed in the 1950s under the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, in June 2014 for 265 million euros (now US$292 million) and wanted to turn it into a hotel and shopping... Read more
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CTV News
China's Wanda to sell contentious Madrid landmark: sourcethe landmark. Wanda acquired the 25-storey Edificio Espana, completed in the 1
China's Wanda to sell contentious Madrid landmark: source
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
the landmark. Wanda acquired the 25-storey Edificio Espana, completed in the 1950s under the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, in June 2014 for 265 million euros (now US$292 million) and wanted to turn it into a hotel and shopping... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Spain's most moving Civil War locationswho believed in “a stronger Spain”, and whose muscle was pinned to Army forces
Spain's most moving Civil War locations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
who believed in “a stronger Spain”, and whose muscle was pinned to Army forces and the hard ambition of General Francisco Franco) – tectonic plates that continue to jar today. It is that so much has gone unsaid. “El Pacto del Olvido”... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
MORNING STUMPER for Monday, July 18, 2016the war and is based on real events. In Spain, the liberal republican governme
MORNING STUMPER for Monday, July 18, 2016
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
the war and is based on real events. In Spain, the liberal republican government finally surrendered in 1939 to the Nationalist Fascist party led by General Francisco Franco, who became dictator of Spain until his death in 1975. Copyright 2016... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
MORNING STUMPER for Monday, July 18, 2016the war and is based on real events. In Spain, the liberal republican governme
MORNING STUMPER for Monday, July 18, 2016
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
the war and is based on real events. In Spain, the liberal republican government finally surrendered in 1939 to the Nationalist Fascist party led by General Francisco Franco, who became dictator of Spain until his death in 1975. Copyright 2016... Read more
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NBC News
Brexit Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunny U.K. Outpostthan before." Margallo's comments drew howls of protest from Gibraltarians, ma
Brexit Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunny U.K. Outpost
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
than before." Margallo's comments drew howls of protest from Gibraltarians, many of whom remember when Spanish dictator Francisco Franco shut the border in his quest to strangle the enclave into submission. The frontier was fully reopened after... Read more
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DW
Why intellectuals like Hemmingway got involved in the Spanish Civil War |book, you describe how the first internal conflict of Spanish Republican troops
Why intellectuals like Hemmingway got involved in the Spanish Civil War |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
book, you describe how the first internal conflict of Spanish Republican troops struggling against the fascist dictator Francisco Franco takes on a bigger focus. Why was the Civil War in Spain relevant for what happened afterwards in... Read more
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The China Post
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chefand the anarchists" joined forces in a revolutionary government in Catalonia, t
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chef
The China Post / Posted 14 days ago
and the anarchists" joined forces in a revolutionary government in Catalonia, to fight against the fascists led by Gen. Francisco Franco -- before turning on each other. Lloyd pointed out a building once occupied by anarchists, across the plaza... Read more
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Rappler
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visitaddressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterrane
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visit
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
addressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterranean since a deal with Spain's former dictator Francisco Franco. Since the time of the Greeks, Romans, Moors, Phoenicians and Visigoths, the Bay of Cadiz has been as a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
80 years ago, Spain plunged into civil warMADRID - Eighty years ago, civil war broke out in Spain, a painful, bloody woun
80 years ago, Spain plunged into civil war
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
MADRID - Eighty years ago, civil war broke out in Spain, a painful, bloody wound that has yet to heal. General Francisco Franco (C) declared victory in Spain's civil war on April 1, 1939 and ruled until his death in 1975 A dark prelude to World War... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Spanish Civil War press card of Little Prince author found in boxarchives contain millions of documents belonging to political parties and organ
Spanish Civil War press card of Little Prince author found in box
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
archives contain millions of documents belonging to political parties and organizations that opposed the forces of dictator Francisco Franco which were confiscated during the Civil War. Franco's forces triumphed and he went on to rule Spain until... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
From Guernica to slavery, Spanish vet recalls war horrorsBILBAO (SPAIN) - Luis Ortiz Alfau was 19 and working at a food warehouse when S
From Guernica to slavery, Spanish vet recalls war horrors
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
BILBAO (SPAIN) - Luis Ortiz Alfau was 19 and working at a food warehouse when Spain's civil war began in 1936, as general Francisco Franco led an uprising against a democratically elected Republican government. Luis Ortiz Alfau is one of the last... Read more
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Rappler
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visitaddressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterrane
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visit
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
addressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterranean since a deal with Spain's former dictator Francisco Franco. Since the time of the Greeks, Romans, Moors, Phoenicians and Visigoths, the Bay of Cadiz has been as a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visitaddressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterrane
Obama makes symbolic but overshadowed Spain visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
addressing US personnel who have been stationed at the mouth of the Mediterranean since a deal with Spain's former dictator Francisco Franco. Since the time of the Greeks, Romans, Moors, Phoenicians and Visigoths, the Bay of Cadiz has been as a... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Irish woman who led a double life smuggling Jewish refugeesqueen mother of Greece (whose daughter Sofia became queen of Spain after the de
The Irish woman who led a double life smuggling Jewish refugees
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
queen mother of Greece (whose daughter Sofia became queen of Spain after the death of the fascist dictator General Francisco Franco, in 1975); the Stroganoffs, a family of exiled Russian nobles; and Ramón Serrano Suñer, Franco’s... Read more
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asianage
Saint-Exupery’s Spanish civil war pass foundto an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Natio
Saint-Exupery’s Spanish civil war pass found
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
to an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Nationalist troops who rose up under General Francisco Franco in his military uprising that ultimately toppled the government. It was one of the first conflicts to be... Read more
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asianage
Saint-Exupery's Spanish civil war pass foundto an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Natio
Saint-Exupery's Spanish civil war pass found
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
to an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Nationalist troops who rose up under General Francisco Franco in his military uprising that ultimately toppled the government. It was one of the first conflicts to be... Read more
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Rappler
'Little Prince' writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Spanish civil war press pass foundto an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Natio
'Little Prince' writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Spanish civil war press pass found
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
to an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Nationalist troops who rose up under General Francisco Franco in his military uprising that ultimately toppled the government. It was one of the first conflicts to be... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Saint-Exupery's Spanish civil war press pass foundto an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Natio
Saint-Exupery's Spanish civil war press pass found
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
to an elected Socialist-led government known as Republicans against rebel Nationalist troops who rose up under General Francisco Franco in his military uprising that ultimately toppled the government. It was one of the first conflicts to be... Read more
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London SE1
Maxine Peake on South Bank for Spanish Civil War commemorationCommonwealth who travelled to Spain to fight alongside Spanish republicans agai
Maxine Peake on South Bank for Spanish Civil War commemoration
London SE1 / Posted 24 days ago
Commonwealth who travelled to Spain to fight alongside Spanish republicans against the right-wing uprising led by General Francisco Franco. Only one British veteran of the International Brigades survives: Stan Hilton, aged 98, a former merchant... Read more
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examiner.com
Bilbao and surrounding Basque country offer relaxing travel activitiesare a few tips. Hard to believe Bilbao was a polluted, heavy industrialized ci
Bilbao and surrounding Basque country offer relaxing travel activities
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
are a few tips. Hard to believe Bilbao was a polluted, heavy industrialized city over two decades ago under Spanish leader Francisco Franco, but a civic revival has revitalized this coastal city, with the Guggenheim Museum built on a former... Read more
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heraldscotland
Call to change the name of First Minister's residence after claim of aristocrat's link to fascist fundingelected government on 18 July, 1936 and led to three years of war and then four
Call to change the name of First Minister's residence after claim of aristocrat's link to fascist funding
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
elected government on 18 July, 1936 and led to three years of war and then four decades of fascist dictatorship under Gen Francisco Franco. The three-year struggle is often regarded as a rehearsal for World War II. Nazi Germany helped the... Read more
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The Commerce News
Searching for middlegroundin Russia poured gasoline on a flame already burning out of control. Finally,
Searching for middleground
The Commerce News / Posted 1 months ago
in Russia poured gasoline on a flame already burning out of control. Finally, a coup led by general and future dictator Francisco Franco led to an almost “down-the-middle” division of the Spanish military along ideological lines. The people... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why Spain Cannot Seem to Elect a Presidentissue became evident after the Spanish presidential elections last December 201
Why Spain Cannot Seem to Elect a President
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 1 months ago
issue became evident after the Spanish presidential elections last December 2015. You see, since the death of the dictator Francisco Franco in 1975, Spain has had a two party system. The PP (Popular Party) and the PSOE (Socialist Party). But in... Read more
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