Coalition talks between the far-left Podemos party and Spain’s caretaker socialist government have broken down. Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has until the 23rd of September to form a majority coalition or face yet another general election.
Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has once again rejected the far-left Unidas Podemos' demand for a formal coalition government.
On Tuesday, Mr Sanchez unveiled a new programme of policies to encourage the far-left party into backing him as Prime Minister.
"I would say Podemos is asking for too much, too early. Let's not forget they do not have any experience in government yet."
First time voters and the influence of a new party are likely to change the political landscape in the upcoming Spanish general election. There are around 35 million eligible voters, with just over a million young people who could go to the polls for the first time. They have a new set of concerns.
Confused about the multiple candidates and parties vying for seats in the Spanish elections? We've broken it down for you.
How the Spanish left-wing party and other movements are using popular television shows to disrupt politics.
Members of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos are voting to decide whether party leader Pablo Iglesias and his partner should remain in their positions following controversy over their purchase of a luxury home.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to suspend Catalonia's autonomy over its independence moves
The anti-austerity Podemos Party brought the motion against the embattled prime minister.
Lawmakers in Spain have begun debating a motion of no-confidence against conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Spain's anti-austerity party Podemos has confirmed it is sticking to its leftist roots by reelecting Pablo Iglesias as Secretary General.
Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…
And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec
Elected mayor of Madrid a year ago with the backing of Podemos, Manuela Carmena, 72, is a leading figure of Spain's "new left".
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…
Can the leaders of Spain’s Socialist Party and anti-austerity newcomer Podemos finally end the country’s political stalemate? They are set to start
Two and a half months after the General Election, Spain still has no Government. And no-one can tell you when it might get one. On Friday, exactly 48
Spain’s left-wing Podemos party leader has told Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy that he will not offer any support for a new government formed by
The political jigsaw pieces in Spain are left spread on the table. No clear picture has emerged despite the leader of the liberal Ciudadanos
There were cheers in Catalonia as the leftist coalition containing Pablo Iglesias’ Podemos party emerged as the region’s big election winner
The political duopoly that has ruled Spain for decades has been broken as new parties split the vote in the country’s general election. Although
According to a Spanish government opinion poll, the country’s governing People’s Party is set to win the most seats in this month’s general election
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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