SPAIN’S far-right party Vox has made unprecedented gains as the second general election this year failed to break the country’s political deadlock.
Caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of the Socialist Party has urged citizens to go to the polls and vote in order to “strengthen democracy”
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday jailed nine Catalan separatist leaders for between nine and 13 years for their role in a failed independence bid, a decision that triggered mass protests in region, some of which turned violent. New Catalan vote on independence is inevitable, says jailed leader.
Nine leaders cleared of violent rebellion but found guilty of lesser crimes over roles in 2017 independence referendum
Spain's parliament rejected Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's bid to be confirmed as prime minister on Thursday, putting the euro zone's fourth-largest economy on the path to what could be its fourth national election in as many years.
PSOE aims to govern alone with support of Podemos after rival People’s party loses seats in face of far-right surge
According to the early results the Socialists are set to win 131 seats while their former coalition partner Podemos would have 39.
There are 36.8 million eligible voters, and the outcome will largely hinge on how many political abstainers decide to go vote on a clear a sunny day when the weather is no excuse to stay home.