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# franco - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'A person who played God': Eleven year sentence sought for accused in Spain 'stolen babies' trial

New mothers were told their babies had died suddenly within hours of birth but they were given or sold to another family.

# franco - Friday 24 August, 2018

Spain passes decree to exhume Franco from mausoleum

It was long used as a place to pay tribute to Franco on the anniversary of his death, but that was stopped by a 2007 law.

# franco - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'I was told to stop crying': Spain to begin first ever Franco-era 'stolen babies' trial

It is suspected that thousands of babies were taken from their mothers, who were told they’d died.

# franco - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Abducted by a dictator - Spain's 'stolen babies'

Thousands upon thousands of infants were taken during Franco’s dictatorship.

# franco - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Memorial to honour six Limerick men who fought in Spanish Civil War

The six men joined the International Brigade in its fight with the Republican side against Franco’s army.

# franco - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Did Franco steal the 1968 Eurovision from Cliff Richard and Phil Coulter?

Spain’s Terry Wogan says he might have… Cliff’s still waiting for an apology… Coulter says he was so shocked to lose the contest — he even smoked a cigarette.

# franco - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Spain: Woman reunited with her mother 50 years after being abducted

The unnamed woman is said to be one of numerous alleged cases of “stolen babies” from the Franco era.

# franco - Monday 27 February, 2012

Spanish judge acquitted in controversial jurisdiction trial

Baltasar Garzon did not knowingly violate the limits of his jurisdiction when investigating atrocities linked to the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39, judges ruled today.

# franco - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Spanish judge testifies at his own trial over inquiries into Franco era atrocities

Baltasar Garzon defiantly rejected charges he overstepped his jurisdiction by probing right wing atrocities during and after the Spanish civil war.