Francisco Franco

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Carlos Saura obituary
One of Spain’s most celebrated directors best known for his 1990 film ¡Ay Carmela!

Michael Eaude

21, Feb, 2023 @12:50 PM

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Spain’s new citizenship law for Franco exiles offers hope in Latin America
Consulates inundated with inquiries, with 700,000 descendants thought to be entitled to fast-track nationality

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

27, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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HBO Max series ¡García! brings fictional Francoist spy to small screen
Show portrays adventures of agent who wakes from cryogenic sleep to find himself in modern Spain

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Oct, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Virtual Spanish civil war museum aims to cut through political divide
Online history centre launches against backdrop of renewed debate over the conflict’s legacy

Sam Jones in Madrid

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Spain passes law to bring ‘justice’ to Franco-era victims
Measures include creation of census and national DNA bank to help locate and identify remains

Sam Jones in Madrid

05, Oct, 2022 @7:49 PM

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Personality and Power by Ian Kershaw review – follow the leader… for good or ill
The great historian’s analyses of a dozen 20th-century democrats and dictators are individually cogent but his conclusions tend to the obvious

Orlando Figes

27, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Javier Marías obituary
One of Spain’s greatest modern novelists whose constant themes were secrets and betrayal

Margaret Jull Costa

15, Sep, 2022 @2:03 PM

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The Guardian view on remembering the Spanish civil war: the work must go on | Editorial
Editorial: Pedro Almodóvar’s new film and a planned national museum both speak to the need to settle accounts with the past


26, Jan, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Books and films censored under Franco still circulating in Spain
Dictator who died in 1975 stamped out mention of Spanish civil war, sexuality and anti-Catholic views

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

29, Dec, 2021 @7:31 PM

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Almudena Grandes obituary
Radical Spanish novelist, newspaper columnist and cultural commentator determined to tell the truth about the Franco era

Michael Eaude

20, Dec, 2021 @5:51 PM

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Spanish rightwing party leader under fire for attending Franco mass
Leader of People’s party Pablo Casado’s appearance at service for dictator called a ‘coincidence’

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Nov, 2021 @3:38 PM

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‘A mirror of now’: the Valencian Nazis who inspired Óscar Aibar’s new film
El sustituto based on ‘Germans from Dénia’ who sought refuge in Spain after the second world war

Sam Jones

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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