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    Man 'angry' and 'upset' about Spain's new six drinks per day rule after booking all-inclusive trip

    Spanish officials have sparked outrage by enforcing a “six drinks a day” rule for all-inclusive holidays and in resorts on islands including Ibiza and Majorca. The new law, which affects some hotels in the Balearic Islands, means that holidaymakers are forced to pay extra if they want more than...
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    Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye:

    Two Naval Officers, Ian Fleming and Alan Hillgarth, were the architects of Operation Golden Eye, a little-known sabotage and disruption plan that would have been activated if Germany had invaded Spain or Spain had become an Axis ally during the Second World War. Although this was far from...
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    General Franco's grave: when 'righting past wrongs' backfires

    When, in November 1975, General Franco died, he was buried in a mausoleum at an (impressive) site known as Valle de los Caídos (in English, the Valley of the Fallen): Valle de los Caídos - Wikipedia The site is a memorial to the dead of the Spanish Civil War, and was constructed by political...
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