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The New Statesman
Next month's Spanish election is on a knife edgeEnglish, their name means The People’s Party. The irony here is that a former m
Next month's Spanish election is on a knife edge
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
English, their name means The People’s Party. The irony here is that a former minister in the regime of Spanish dictator, Francisco Franco, founded the PP’s original incarnation, the People’s Alliance. The dictatorship lasted from 1936 to 1975, so... Read more
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The New Statesman
Donald Trump is definitely the Republican presidential candidateEnglish, their name means The People’s Party. The irony here is that a former m
Donald Trump is definitely the Republican presidential candidate
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
English, their name means The People’s Party. The irony here is that a former minister in the regime of Spanish dictator, Francisco Franco, founded the PP’s original incarnation, the People’s Alliance. The dictatorship lasted from 1936 to 1975, so... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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Brandon Sun
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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ABC News
No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturiststoday. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the
No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturists
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
today. Spain also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's beac... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturistsalso gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after t
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 7 days ago
also gained a reputation as an easygoing beach destination in the 1950s after the mayor of Benidorm asked dictator Gen. Francisco Franco to stop police from harassing and issuing fines to women for wearing bikinis on the town's... Read more
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Daily Record
Saltires out and Catalan flags back in after judge overrules Estelada banSpain, with a distinct language and culture which was suppressed during the 193
Saltires out and Catalan flags back in after judge overrules Estelada ban
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Spain, with a distinct language and culture which was suppressed during the 1939-1975 military dictatorship of General Francisco Franco. It has seen a recent surge in independence sentiment since Spain's highest court struck down key parts of... Read more
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Scotsman
10,000 Scotland flags to fly at Spanish Cup Finaldel Rey is also known as the King’s Cup. The royalist associations - which use
10,000 Scotland flags to fly at Spanish Cup Final
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
del Rey is also known as the King’s Cup. The royalist associations - which used to be associated with Spanish dictator Francisco Franco - has long irritated diehard Catalan nationalists and republicans. The Estelada ban has deep resonance for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Barcelona fans to wave Saltires at cup final after Spain bans Catalan flagthe Copa del Rey or King's Cup. The royalist associations of this game - which
Barcelona fans to wave Saltires at cup final after Spain bans Catalan flag
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
the Copa del Rey or King's Cup. The royalist associations of this game - which used to be associated with Spanish dictator Francisco Franco - has long irritated diehard Catalan nationalists and republicans. Barcelona FC was appalled by the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Barcelona fans to wave Saltires at cup final after Spain bans Catalan flagthe Copa del Rey or King's Cup. The royalist associations of this game - which
Barcelona fans to wave Saltires at cup final after Spain bans Catalan flag
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
the Copa del Rey or King's Cup. The royalist associations of this game - which used to be associated with Spanish dictator Francisco Franco - has long irritated diehard Catalan nationalists and republicans. Barcelona FC was appalled by the... Read more
9d
The Atlantic
Why Spain Banned the Catalan Flag From This Sunday's Copa del ReyThe government responded by shutting the stadium down for six months. On April
Why Spain Banned the Catalan Flag From This Sunday's Copa del Rey
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
The government responded by shutting the stadium down for six months. On April 6, 1936, troops under the command of Francisco Franco, who would later become the country’s fascist dictator for nearly 40 years, arrested Josep Sunyol, the club... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Essential Almodovar plays the Roxiemost Americans received their first inklings of the motion-picture deluge to co
Essential Almodovar plays the Roxie
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
most Americans received their first inklings of the motion-picture deluge to come. "This just in from Spain. Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead." That 1975 headline on Saturday Night Live 's Weekend Update may go down as one of the most... Read more
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International Business Times
Spanish town criticised for projecting giant pictures of Franco and Himmler Municipal authorities in a central Spanish town have been criticised after proj
Spanish town criticised for projecting giant pictures of Franco and Himmler
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Municipal authorities in a central Spanish town have been criticised after projecting giant pictures of fascist dictator Francisco Franco and Nazi SS leader Heinrich Himmler on to the walls of a castle. The town of Guadamur in Castilla-La Mancha... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dilma May Well Go Down to the Legislative Assassins, but Her Courage Demands Respectof the Spanish woman who stood at the burning barricades in 1930s Madrid, under
Dilma May Well Go Down to the Legislative Assassins, but Her Courage Demands Respect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
of the Spanish woman who stood at the burning barricades in 1930s Madrid, under the fire of the fascists of General Francisco Franco, and urged on the Republican resisters with the immortal words, "No Pasaran!" They Shall Not Pass! Her real... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journeyIt was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fe
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journey
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 15 days ago
It was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fernandez had enough the stifling repression in his country. Soon, a new world was to open up for the young Madrid professor. Wheels were set in motion for Fernandez to... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journeyIt was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fe
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journey
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 15 days ago
It was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fernandez had enough the stifling repression in his country. Soon, a new world was to open up for the young Madrid professor. Wheels were set in motion for Fernandez to... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journeyIt was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fe
Brock faculty founder remembers charmed journey
Welland Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
It was 1964, Spain was in the throes of its dictator Francisco Franco. Juan Fernandez had enough the stifling repression in his country. Soon, a new world was to open up for the young Madrid professor. Wheels were set in motion for Fernandez to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild – reviewwho presided over the rout was lauded as one of Europe’s most up-and-coming mil
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild – review
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
who presided over the rout was lauded as one of Europe’s most up-and-coming military leaders, a rough-hewn soldier named Francisco Franco, whom the Associated Press proclaimed “Spain’s Man of the Hour”. It was a world away from Merriman’s life... Read more
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CBS News
The way it was: Today in historyof Monaco, waves from the balcony of their Madrid hotel on May 12, 1956. The co
The way it was: Today in history
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
of Monaco, waves from the balcony of their Madrid hotel on May 12, 1956. The couple, who are on honeymoon, visited General Francisco Franco at the Pardo Palace. Elizabeth Taylor & Eddie Fisher Elizabeth Taylor (R), the new Mrs. Eddie Fisher,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas Veteran Recalls Helping Liberate WWII Death Campbut that later also housed accused communists, Jews and defeated refugees from
Texas Veteran Recalls Helping Liberate WWII Death Camp
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
but that later also housed accused communists, Jews and defeated refugees from the Spanish Republic who had fought Gen. Francisco Franco. The Nazis meant to work them to death, but many perished in other ways, including hunger, exposure to the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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Billboard
Eurovision Song Contest Struggles to Enforce Politics Banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest Struggles to Enforce Politics Ban
Billboard / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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Slate
Despite Their Instrument’s Stately Reputation, Cellists Are the Most Rebellious of Musicians(1876-1973) was an ardent supporter of the Republican government during the Spa
Despite Their Instrument’s Stately Reputation, Cellists Are the Most Rebellious of Musicians
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
(1876-1973) was an ardent supporter of the Republican government during the Spanish Civil War and chose self-exile after Francisco Franco came to power with the end of the war in 1939. (He later refused to perform in countries that recognized... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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Daily Herald
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics banof where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spa
Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 17 days ago
of where it is, like in 1969 when Austria boycotted it because host country Spain at the time was ruled by dictator Gen. Francisco Franco. The winner is determined through votes in all participating countries, which some say gives it a political... Read more
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