Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the Spanish Supreme Court's ruling that the remains of Francisco Franco should be moved from the mausoleum of the Valley of the Fallen to a cemetery at El Pardo just north of Madrid.
"This could be a risky move by Madrid, and there's all to play for," says Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Head of the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
Spain's royal family has attended a National Day military parade amid a political crisis sparked by Catalonia's disputed independence referendum. Prof Richard Youngs comments.
The Catalonia government claims that over 2 million votes were cast, in defiance of riot police, rubber bullets and intimidation. Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes comments on the weekend's events.