Spain: 'Stolen babies' scandal goes to trial

Woman says she is one of thousands illegally abducted and adopted during Franco dictatorship in 1900s.

    A Spanish woman who says she was stolen as a baby is taking the doctor she says is responsible to court.

    Ines Madrigal accuses 85-year-old Eduardo Vela of forging her birth certificate in 1969 to show her adopted mother as her biological parent.

    The case is the first of the "stolen babies" scandal that affected thousands in Spain during the Francisco Franco dictatorship.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports.


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.