Albert Rivera resigns as Ciudadanos leader after Spain election drubbing and bows out of politics altogether

Albert Rivera resigns as Ciudadanos leader after Spain election drubbing and bows out of politics altogether

Just 18 months ago, Albert Rivera was being compared to France's Emmanuel Macron and Canada's Justin Trudeau, was feted as kingmaker in parliament and tipped to be a future prime minister.

Albert Rivera: Spain’s anti-independence Catalan who wants to be the next PM

Albert Rivera: Spain’s anti-independence Catalan who wants to be the next PM

Spain’s PP to vote on rival’s proposals to end deadlock

Spain’s PP to vote on rival’s proposals to end deadlock

Albert Rivera defies ban to screen La Roja in Barcelona

Albert Rivera defies ban to screen La Roja in Barcelona

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Three-way coalition talks start as clock ticks for Spain

Three-way coalition talks start as clock ticks for Spain

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Spain faces long difficult road to form new government

Spain faces long difficult road to form new government

Spain’s Socialists announce end to political deadlock

Spain’s Socialists announce end to political deadlock

Spain’s Ciudadanos calls for pact with conservatives and Socialists

Spain’s Ciudadanos calls for pact with conservatives and Socialists

Star Wars or Titanic? Film choices could determine how Spain votes

Star Wars or Titanic? Film choices could determine how Spain votes

Centrist  party shakes up Spanish politics with social media army

Centrist party shakes up Spanish politics with social media army

Aragon: Northeastern region could be a bellwether for general election

Aragon: Northeastern region could be a bellwether for general election

Spain’s PM faces stiff challenge in tightest electoral race in decades

Spain’s PM faces stiff challenge in tightest electoral race in decades

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Councillor expelled for claiming US commute expenses bares all

Councillor expelled for claiming US commute expenses bares all

Spain would adopt Swedish-style parental leave under Ciudadanos

Spain would adopt Swedish-style parental leave under Ciudadanos

Spanish newcomers Ciudadanos run close second to PP in new poll

Spanish newcomers Ciudadanos run close second to PP in new poll

‘Deeper reforms needed in Spain to seal long-term economic recovery’

‘Deeper reforms needed in Spain to seal long-term economic recovery’

Brussels hands bullish Spain official warning over deficit targets

Brussels hands bullish Spain official warning over deficit targets

Spanish party Ciudadanos strives to occupy the political centre

Spanish party Ciudadanos strives to occupy the political centre

Politician fired for claiming costs of council meeting commute from US

Politician fired for claiming costs of council meeting commute from US

Hot or not? Politicans in Spain are rated on looks

Hot or not? Politicans in Spain are rated on looks

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making

Elections will be critical test for fractured system

Elections will be critical test for fractured system

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote

Winds of change blow in Spain as elections near

Winds of change blow in Spain as elections near

‘C’s and Podemos belong to same change’

‘C’s and Podemos belong to same change’

Spain’s ‘Citizens’ party fires up voters

Spain’s ‘Citizens’ party fires up voters

Andalusia warm-up sees parties jostle for power

Andalusia warm-up sees parties jostle for power

Spanish politics now a four horse race:poll

Spanish politics now a four horse race:poll

Radical centrists spook Spain’s populists

Radical centrists spook Spain’s populists

‘Little orange’ joke backfires for ruling PP

‘Little orange’ joke backfires for ruling PP