BBC News – Spain commission seeks removal of Gen Franco’s remains

A commission set up by the Spanish government has recommended that the remains of General Francisco Franco should be exhumed. The dictator’s tomb is inside a Catholic basilica, at a politically divisive civil war memorial. The site, near Madrid, has been a rallying point for the far right. The commission said the remains of Gen Franco – who ruled between 1936 and his death in 1975 – should be handed over to his family for Continue reading BBC News – Spain commission seeks removal of Gen Franco’s remains