AS Spain’s general election fever heats up, the leaders of Podemos and Ciudadanos have gone head-to-head in a live TV debate.
Pablo Iglesias and Albert Rivera’s face-off earned record viewing figures of 5.2 million – 25.2% of total viewing figures – for la Sexta news programme Salvados.
The debate, held in Barcelona bar Tio Cuco, covered unemployment, immigration, Catalan independence and corruption.
An El Diario poll showed 56% of viewers thought Iglesias won the debate, with 44% going for Rivera.
The young tyros are hoping to challenge Spain’s PSOE/PP duopoly when the country goes to the polls on December 20.
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