FOCUS: Why Madrid’s regional elections are so important to Spanish politics

FOCUS: Why Madrid’s regional elections are so important to Spanish politics

The leadership of Spain’s wealthiest region is at stake but the vote could also have national ramifications. Here's why the experts believe that “more than a just region is at stake" with Madrid's upcoming elections.

Catalan separatists boost majority in regional election

Catalan separatists boost majority in regional election

FOCUS: Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday but has separatism lost its spark?

FOCUS: Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday but has separatism lost its spark?

Catalonia rivals kick off campaign but could coronavirus torpedo the vote?

Catalonia rivals kick off campaign but could coronavirus torpedo the vote?

Distressed and angry: How it feels for Britons in Spain to be denied a vote in the UK general election

Distressed and angry: How it feels for Britons in Spain to be denied a vote in the UK general election

Last chance! Brits in Spain have just one week left to register to vote in UK elections

Last chance! Brits in Spain have just one week left to register to vote in UK elections

OPINION: Why the Spanish election result brings hope for Britons fearing Brexit

OPINION: Why the Spanish election result brings hope for Britons fearing Brexit

ANALYSIS: What made Murcia vote for Spain’s far-right Vox party?

ANALYSIS: What made Murcia vote for Spain’s far-right Vox party?

Your views: ‘It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK’

Your views: ‘It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK’

Have Your Say: Should ALL Britons in Spain be eligible to vote in the UK general election?
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Have Your Say: Should ALL Britons in Spain be eligible to vote in the UK general election?

Pedro Sanchez makes fresh bid to win support for new government in Spain

Pedro Sanchez makes fresh bid to win support for new government in Spain

Is Madrid about to reverse the traffic restrictions that solved its pollution problem?

Is Madrid about to reverse the traffic restrictions that solved its pollution problem?

Spain’s Socialists pledge ‘elections within months’ if vote succeeds

Spain’s Socialists pledge ‘elections within months’ if vote succeeds

Britain to allow ALL citizens living abroad the right to vote

Britain to allow ALL citizens living abroad the right to vote

Socialists under pressure to allow PP to form government

Socialists under pressure to allow PP to form government

Socialists lose support but still refuse to back Rajoy govt

Socialists lose support but still refuse to back Rajoy govt

Spain’s regional elections boost acting PM’s party

Spain’s regional elections boost acting PM’s party

Spain’s Socialists in crisis as political blockage takes toll

Spain’s Socialists in crisis as political blockage takes toll

Spain’s Basques go to polls as memories of violence fade

Spain’s Basques go to polls as memories of violence fade

Spain’s king delays further talks to end political impasse

Spain’s king delays further talks to end political impasse

PM’s bid to form new govt rejected again, elections loom

PM’s bid to form new govt rejected again, elections loom

Spanish king ‘concerned’ about political deadlock

Spanish king ‘concerned’ about political deadlock

Spanish general election: What next?

Spanish general election: What next?

Underwear selfie makes PP politician the butt of jokes

Underwear selfie makes PP politician the butt of jokes

Groundhog Day: PSOE refuse to back Rajoy after repeat poll

Groundhog Day: PSOE refuse to back Rajoy after repeat poll

Spanish general election: What the papers say

Spanish general election: What the papers say

Spanish elections: What are the possible outcomes?

Spanish elections: What are the possible outcomes?

Spain’s ‘disposable’ workers become main election issue

Spain’s ‘disposable’ workers become main election issue

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Podemos teams up with far-left party in election alliance

Podemos teams up with far-left party in election alliance

Why Spain is heading for a Groundhog day election

Why Spain is heading for a Groundhog day election

Spain’s King Felipe calls for new elections after failed talks

Spain’s King Felipe calls for new elections after failed talks

Spain’s Socialists struggle to form pact for government

Spain’s Socialists struggle to form pact for government

June 26th: Rajoy lets slip date ‘most likely’ for new elections

June 26th: Rajoy lets slip date ‘most likely’ for new elections

‘Markets scared of ‘unstable’ government’: Spain minister

‘Markets scared of ‘unstable’ government’: Spain minister

Spain’s Socialists accuse Podemos of ‘blackmail’

Spain’s Socialists accuse Podemos of ‘blackmail’

‘Watch out for Podemos,’ Rajoy warns Socialists

‘Watch out for Podemos,’ Rajoy warns Socialists

Podemos propose pact to lock conservatives out of power

Podemos propose pact to lock conservatives out of power

Spanish say ‘no’ to elections and ‘yes’ to coalition in poll

Spanish say ‘no’ to elections and ‘yes’ to coalition in poll

Catalonia ends deadlock appointing new leader in breakaway drive

Catalonia ends deadlock appointing new leader in breakaway drive

Catalan separatists to form government after Mas steps down

Catalan separatists to form government after Mas steps down

Catalan separatist leader Artur Mas unable to form government

Catalan separatist leader Artur Mas unable to form government

Catalonia’s independence bid: the ‘hot potato’ of Spanish elections

Catalonia’s independence bid: the ‘hot potato’ of Spanish elections

‘I’m an honest politician’ insists PM in televised head-to-head with rival

‘I’m an honest politician’ insists PM in televised head-to-head with rival

Aragon: Northeastern region could be a bellwether for general election

Aragon: Northeastern region could be a bellwether for general election

As Spanish polls near, the disillusioned jobless struggle on

As Spanish polls near, the disillusioned jobless struggle on

Mariano Rajoy: ‘We are party of the moderates in the face of extremists’

Mariano Rajoy: ‘We are party of the moderates in the face of extremists’

The radical left holds the key to Catalan independence vote

The radical left holds the key to Catalan independence vote

PM backs ‘xenophobic’ candidate in Catalan vote

PM backs ‘xenophobic’ candidate in Catalan vote

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Spaniards welcome rise of nontraditional parties

Spaniards welcome rise of nontraditional parties

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

Ada Colau, Barcelona’s ‘Indignada’ protest mayor

Ada Colau, Barcelona’s ‘Indignada’ protest mayor

Blonde grans locked in battle to be Madrid mayor

Blonde grans locked in battle to be Madrid mayor

Protest movement deals PP an historic battering

Protest movement deals PP an historic battering

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

Sun, sea and corruption: Valencia looks to change

Sun, sea and corruption: Valencia looks to change

Nuns defy Vatican to follow political calling

Nuns defy Vatican to follow political calling

‘Indignados’ all set to win Barcelona city hall vote

‘Indignados’ all set to win Barcelona city hall vote

Balance of power lies with undecided voters

Balance of power lies with undecided voters

Is this the worst election campaign video ever?

Is this the worst election campaign video ever?

Five of the most awkward Spanish election fails

Five of the most awkward Spanish election fails

Madrid taxis defaced over political posters

Madrid taxis defaced over political posters

Spain’s ‘Citizens’ party fires up voters

Spain’s ‘Citizens’ party fires up voters

Spain’s PM Rajoy says he will seek re-election

Spain’s PM Rajoy says he will seek re-election

Regional vote proves political game-changer

Regional vote proves political game-changer

Podemos fails to break two-party hold

Podemos fails to break two-party hold

Podemos gives up EU seats to run at home

Podemos gives up EU seats to run at home

A poor corner of Spain, transformed by Europe

A poor corner of Spain, transformed by Europe

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Spain

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Spain

Spain’s top parties won’t govern alone: Poll

Spain’s top parties won’t govern alone: Poll

Spain awaits all-time low voter turnout

Spain awaits all-time low voter turnout

Germans gift Spaniards chance to oust Merkel

Germans gift Spaniards chance to oust Merkel

Paris terror attack fears boost voter support for ‘experienced’ parties

Paris terror attack fears boost voter support for ‘experienced’ parties