Relatives of imprisoned members of Eta take part in a march demanding the transfer of Eta prisoners to the Basque country in Bilbao in January  2013.  Another thorny issue in the wake of Eta’s ceasefire has been the status of the 500 or so members of the organisation who are still in prison, most of whom are deliberately kept in jails far from their families.   Photograph: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images

A coalition of pro-independence political parties from the Basque country has presented a “road map” aimed at consolidating peace, more than three ye(...)

Dove-shaped balloons being released in Bilbao earlier this month at the end of the final meeting of  Basque peace association Gesto por la Paz after 28 years of existence, following Eta’s permanent ceasefire and cessation of armed activity in 2011. Photograph: Vincent West/Reuters

It is now more than 18 months since terrorist group Eta announced the “definitive end” of its armed campaign for an independent Basque state, in what (...)