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Spain's coalition government has launched a legislative bid to end an amnesty for war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and torture during the Franco era. An amendment to the draft Democratic Memory Law would change how the 1977 Amnesty Law is "interpreted and applied", without repealing it

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A draft law has been approved by the Spanish government that would let children as young as 14 change their legal gender with no medical diagnosis. The bill has been prepared by the country's Equality Ministry, led by the left-wing Podemos party, and would permit people 16 and over to change their n

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Sex workers in Spain have the right to form their own union, the country's Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The OTRAS union was established in August 2018 but closed its doors three months later following an order of the National Court.

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The Spanish government has begun reforming the secrecy regime that prevented papers from the civil war and Franco's dictatorship from being published. The Socialist-led coalition of Pedro Sánchez, the prime minister, said a commission had been established to bring Spain's freedom of informati

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Spain is set to legalise assisted dying, becoming the fifth country in Europe and the sixth in the world to allow terminally ill people to end their life. Legislation providing for the regulation of assisted dying was approved by Spanish MPs this month with 202 in favour, 141 against and two abstent

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A bullfighter has failed in an attempt to copyright his most famous kill. Spain's Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the case brought by Miguel Ángel Perera, ruling that the routine cannot be protected as it was improvised and not preconceived.

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The remains of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco can be removed from his burial place at the centre of a controversial state monument and reburied in a cemetery, the Supreme Court of Spain has ruled. In a unanimous ruling, judges rejected a legal challenge from Franco's grandchildren and thre

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