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  • Spanish election: national newcomers end era of two-party dominance - The Guardian

    Spanish election: national newcomers end era of two-party dominance - The Guardian;

    Spanish politicians are gearing up for what could be weeks of complicated negotiations after the general election resulted in a deeply fragmented parliament, with the conservative People's party losing ground to national newcomers Podemos and ...and more »

  • Spain votes for change – but has no idea what government it'll end up with - The Conversation UK

    Spain votes for change – but has no idea what government it'll end up with - The Conversation UK;

    Paul Kennedy does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.and more »

  • Spain faces electoral mess and real test - Deutsche Welle

    Spain faces electoral mess and real test - Deutsche Welle;

    Spanish voters have broken the two-party system by welcoming two new groups to Congress following a tight election. But as Martin Delfín reports from Madrid, the fragmented outcome means more uncertainty than before. default. Prime Minister Mariano ...and more »

  • Podemos, and the beginning of the end for Europe's radical left - The Guardian

    Podemos, and the beginning of the end for Europe's radical left - The Guardian;

    'Pablo Iglesias's strategy is no longer aimed at winning the elections and transforming Spain, and Europe, but at survival as a political party.' Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more ...and more »

  • Spain votes 'no' on failed economic policies - Al Jazeera America

    Spain votes 'no' on failed economic policies - Al Jazeera America;

    In Spain's elections last Sunday, the two parties that have ruled the country for the past three decades took serious losses. This has important implications for the future of not only the country but also the rest of Europe. It is yet another example ...and more »

  • Spanish elections: what happens next after the unprecedented result? - The Guardian (blog)

    Spanish elections: what happens next after the unprecedented result? - The Guardian (blog);

    If a Spanish version of political strategy game Democracy existed, this result would be the ultimate difficulty setting. What is the next move? A campaign poster depicting Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, is removed. Photograph: Daniel Ochoa de ...and more »

  • Spanish election: Owen Jones on the campaign trail with Podemos – video - The Guardian

    Spanish election: Owen Jones on the campaign trail with Podemos – video - The Guardian;

    Owen Jones joins Podemos in Valencia and Madrid in the last week of the party's campaign before Spain's general election on Sunday. Pablo Iglesias, the party's secretary-general, discusses the rise of the left across Europe. Podemos is barely two years ...and more »

  • Spain election: Political uncertainty after split result - BBC News

    Spain election: Political uncertainty after split result - BBC News;

    Spain faces political uncertainty after two new movements won nearly a third of the seats in the country's election. Anti-austerity party Podemos and liberal Ciudadanos made big gains as the conservative Popular Party (PP) lost its majority. "Spain is ...and more »

  • Spain's Uncertain Future After Its Elections - Forbes

    Spain's Uncertain Future After Its Elections - Forbes;

    The Spanish general elections are over and the storm of a radical left wing government that some predicted would take over the country has not yet materialized. But the continued weakening of the center-right Popular Party (PP) and the consolidation of ...and more »

  • Confusion reigns as Podemos profits from Spain's fissures - Financial Times

    Confusion reigns as Podemos profits from Spain's fissures - Financial Times;

    And now everything will be different. Sunday's election produced the most confused outcome of any ballot since Spain returned to democracy four decades ago. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic.and more »