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Popular Party and Vox reach a coalition deal in Spain’s northern Aragon region

THE CONSERVATIVE Popular Party (PP) and far-right Vox have reached a coalition deal for the northern Spanish region of Aragon, after an inconclusive result...

Explainer: How the vote count from Spaniards living abroad just made Pedro Sanchez’s life a little bit more difficult

THE TASK ahead of Socialist Party leader Pedro Sanchez to be voted back in as prime minister became even more complicated this weekend, as...

Spain’s general election campaign comes to a close amid scorching temperatures

THE CAMPAIGN ahead of Spain’s snap general election on Sunday will officially come to a close today as the country swelters in high summer...

Popular Party candidate for prime minister pledges to prohibit summer elections if he wins office

THE POPULAR PARTY’S candidate for prime minister, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, on Thursday pledged to prohibit general elections from taking place in the summer months...

Debate ahead of Sunday’s general election in Spain marked by absence of Popular Party candidate

THREE of the prime ministerial candidates ahead of this weekend’s general election in Spain slugged it out during a live TV debate on Wednesday...

Tensions rise on Spain’s campaign trail, as likely election winners PP and Vox become mired in controversies

AS THE JULY 23 general election approaches, tensions are rising on the campaign trail, with the conservative Popular Party and far-right Vox, who are...

Latest polling puts conservative Popular Party and far-right Vox just a few seats short of an absolute majority

WITH LESS than a week to go until Spain’s July 23 general election, the latest polling for Spanish newspaper El Pais is predicting that...

Spain’s Correos mail service seeks to quell concerns about postal votes for July 23 general election

SPAIN’S state Correos postal service has sought to assure citizens that their postal votes will arrive in time for them to participate in the...

Popular Party leader comes out on top during bad-tempered election debate with prime minister 

IT WAS billed as the ‘decisive face to face’ debate between Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Popular Party (PP) leader Alberto Nuñez Feijoo,...

Spain’s Murcia region takes step closer to repeat elections as Popular Party and Vox fail to reach deal

THE SOUTHEASTERN region of Murcia took a step closer to a repeat election on Monday, after hard-right Vox failed to support the conservative Popular...

Sparks set to fly at only head-to-head debate between Spain’s main prime ministerial candidates

IN THE ONLY head-to-head debate that they will hold before the July 23 general election, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Popular Party (PP)...

Explainer: What you need to know about Spain’s July 23 general election

ON JULY 23, Spaniards will be heading to polling booths across the country for the fifth time in the last 10 years, to choose...

Popular Party in Extremadura does complete U-turn and will enter into government with far-right Vox

THE LEADER of the conservative Popular Party in Extremadura, Maria Guardiola, did a complete U-turn on Friday and signed a coalition deal with far-right...

Spain’s conservative Popular Party slips in the polls ahead of the July 23 general election

AFTER right-wing parties made major gains at the May 28 local and regional elections, it seemed like a government led by the conservative Popular...

Spain’s prime ministerial hopeful Yolanda Diaz proposes cutting work week from 40 to 32 hours

SPAIN’S deputy prime minister and labour minister, Yolanda Diaz, has proposed lowering the country’s work week from 40 to 37.5 hours a week in...

Spain’s Popular Party distances itself from Vox ad throwing feminism and the LGBTQ+ flag in the bin

THE SPOKESPERSON for the conservative Popular Party (PP) has had to make a statement distancing his group from Vox, after the far-right group placed...

As general elections approach, conservative Popular Party struggles with uneasy bedfellow Vox

THE LATEST POLLS ahead of the July 23 snap election in Spain suggest that the conservative Popular Party (PP) and far-right Vox party will...

Spain’s shift to the right consolidated as local councils are formed across the country

THIS SATURDAY saw more than 8,000 local councils formed across Spain, in the wake of the May 28 local and regional elections. The make-up...

In last-minute twist, Socialists take power in Barcelona City Hall

THANKS TO A last-minute deal, the Socialists took power in Barcelona City Hall on Saturday, despite a pro-independence candidate having won the most seats...

Podemos accepts defeat over inclusion of Equality Minister Irene Montero on election candidate lists

LEFTIST party Podemos (We Can) has been forced to accept the demotion of one of its most high-profile politicians, Irene Montero, as it is...

Unions concerned about low staffing to deal with postal votes for Spain’s general election in July

A PLAN to draft in 12,000 extra postal workers to cope with the July 23 snap general election will be insufficient according to Spain’s...

Podemos unites with leftist alliance Sumar, but fate of Equality Minster Irene Montero still hangs in balance

AFTER SOME tense negotiations, a new leftist bloc called Sumar (Unite) was submitted to electoral authorities on Friday just hours before a deadline to...

As deadline approaches, Podemos turns to grassroots members before deciding whether to join Spain’s new leftist bloc Sumar

LEFTIST POLITICAL party Podemos (We Can) is going to make a last-minute consultation of its grassroots members before deciding whether or not to join...

Spain’s post office to boost staff by 10,000 workers to cope with summer general elections

SPAIN’S post office is reportedly finalising a deal to hire around 10,000 extra members of staff so that the system can cope with the...

Changes to Spain’s trans, euthanasia and education laws: Popular Party candidate hints at policies should he become prime minister

SCRAPPING the Equality Ministry altogether, overturning Spain’s ‘trans law’ and its Democratic Memory Law, and making changes to the euthanasia and education laws. Those...

Explainer: What do the polls say ahead of July’s snap election in Spain?

THE LATEST survey carried out for Spanish newspaper El Pais by pollster 40dB predicts that the outcome of the upcoming general election will depend...

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