05 January 2016
Catalonia’s parliament looked set to call new elections after failing to form a government last Sunday.
21 December 2015
Elections last Sunday brought political instability--with big gains for left party Podemos, no prospect of a stable government, and a potentially decisive role for Catalan nationalists. The real test will be deepening resistance, argues Andy Durgan
15 December 2015
Andy Durgan looks at the roots of the political crisis gripping Spain—and says this month’s election won’t resolve the turmoil
10 November 2015
Selection of short international news stories
29 September 2015
Thousands marched through Athens last Saturday to mark two years since Nazis murdered anti-racist rapper Pavlos Fyssas.
16 June 2015
The ruling Tory PP lost control of more than 12 provincial capitals and many smaller towns as 8,000 local governments were formed around the Spanish state last weekend.
02 June 2015
Election results in the Spanish state reflect a mood for change. But there needs to be a clear left alternative, argues Dave Sewell
26 May 2015
Women from the radical left were expected to become mayors of the Spanish state’s two biggest cities after last weekend’s local and regional elections.
24 March 2015
Water charges demo in Dublin | Breakthrough for Spanish left | US oil workers return to work
03 February 2015
Up to 300,000 people rallied in Madrid’s Puerta de Sol square last Saturday in a “March for Change” called by new radical party Podemos.
02 December 2014
A quarter of a million people from across Spain came together in Madrid last Saturday in the second March for Dignity.
18 November 2014
We should celebrate the radical left’s breakthroughs in Europe, argues Dave Sewell. But we still need to organise to change not just the politicians, but the whole system
11 November 2014
Catalan independence vote; mass protests in Belgium; plan for civilian rule in Burkina Faso
04 November 2014
Beijing set for Hong Kong demo | Putin calls talks after election | Podemos tops poll in Spain
21 October 2014
Nigeria; Catalonia; Russia
23 September 2014
Greek workers strike; Egyptian socialist Mahienour el-Massry released;Spanish Tories drop plans to overturn abortion rights
10 June 2014
As the Spanish state strains under the pressures of the crisis, activists told Dave Sewell about the new party Podemos they are building to take the fight to its rulers
03 June 2014
Within hours of vile Spanish monarch Juan Carlos announcing plans to abdicate, tens of thousands took to the streets of Spain protesting for a republic.
03 June 2014
Barcelona riots halt demolition - Clashes on Gezi Park anniversary - Craigavon Two lose their appeal
01 April 2014
Over two million students stayed away from class and more than 100,000 took to the streets across the Spanish state last week.