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As Spain tries to avoid a possible third general election in a year, all eyes are on two regional ballots on Sunday.
The leader of Spain’s Socialist party has refused to back Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s second attempt to form a coalition government in six months.
After six months of political deadlock, Spain has yet another hung parliament.
The Popular Party is short of a majority despite winning the parliamentary election - failing to break six months of political deadlock
For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n
The referendum in the UK on whether to leave or remain in the European Union has dominated the news headlines over recent weeks.
For the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.
As Spain’s general election campaigns kick off, an opinion poll on the June 26 ballot appears to show that the anti-austerity Unidos Podemos alliance will get the second-highest number of…
The PP won the Spanish election, but appears unable to form a majority government. For the first time since the restoration of democracy, no-one can. Could a "loser's coalition" take over, or will we
There were cheers in Catalonia as the leftist coalition containing Pablo Iglesias’ Podemos party emerged as the region’s big election winner
When does it happen, how does it work? On December 20, 36.5 million voters will vote to renew the Congreso de los Diputados (lower chamber, 350
Ciudadanos (‘Citizens’), is one of Spain’s new parties that emerged from crisis. The second-largest group in Catalonia’s regional parliament after
A senior figure in Spain’s conservative People’s Party (PP) is in La Nucia, in the southeastern Alicante province for the day. Foreign Affairs
Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election
The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain
On the Network this week Chris Burns and his guests look at what is at stake in Spain’s general election later this month. Can the ruling Partido
Campaigning is now officially underway ahead of Spain’s general election on December 20. The ballot is set to break the mold of the traditional two
After rising over three months, unemployment in Spain fell in November – providing a welcome headline boost for the government less than three weeks
Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy says he will not seek to continue as prime minister if his People’s Party (PP) does not win an absolute parliamentary
Five-and-a-half million Catalans are set to vote in the Spanish region’s parliamentary elections. Sunday’s ballot has been framed by separatist
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. Many consider the poll a proxy vote on
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. The pro-independence coalition, which
Dubbed the hugging grandma, Manuela Carmena has been sworn in as the Mayor of Madrid backed by the leftist Podemos party. The 71-year-old has swept
Spain’s prime minister has acknowledged he was disappointed with his party’s showing in local elections. He attributed a drop in support largely to
The new mayor of the second-largest city in Spain, anti-poverty activist Ada Colau, has described her success in regional and municipal elections as
Much more than a tale of two cities in Spain, where the big parties’ grip on power in both Madrid and Barcelona has been broken in local and regional
Although Spain’s ruling People’s Party (PP) got more votes than any other party in Sunday’s (May 24) regional and local elections, it and the rival
Spain’s local and regional elections haven’t been the earthquake some expected, but they have been a huge shock to a political landscape dominated by
Spain’s traditional parties of both left and right took a fearful battering in local and regional elections on Sunday, with the ruling Popular Party