Spanish MPs clear way to exhumation of Franco

The Spanish parliament has voted to make a hugely significant change to the main war cemetery of the Civil War for General Franco’s forces, exhuming the former dictator’s body.

The site is controversial as although intended to commemorate the estimated half a million war dead it has shrines to the two fascist leaders, Franco and Primo de Rivera.

It also contains a mass grave the bodies from which are still being identified today.

The vote was decisive. The public appears less convinced.

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