19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night
15 August 2017
The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians
13 June 2017
The Catalan government in Barcelona has called a referendum on independence—defying a ban by the Spanish government in Madrid.
23 May 2017
Around 50 anti-fascists turned out in Brighton to see off French Front National candidate Tony Thommes.
23 May 2017
Imagine Moscow exhibition showing until 4 June at The Design Museum London, W8 6AG
04 April 2017
A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.
21 February 2017
Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.
01 November 2016
School and college students struck and protested across the Spanish state last week against exams they fear will bring back the elitism of former dictator Francisco Franco.
20 October 2016
A leadership coup inside the Spanish equivalent of the Labour Party may have restored the Spanish Tories to office.
27 June 2016
The results of the general elections in the Spanish state yesterday, Sunday, brought disappointment for the left.
15 June 2016
A new left alliance is poised to replace the Labour-type Socialist Party (PSOE) as the main force on the parliamentary left in the coming Spanish election.
02 February 2016
The Spanish state’s four leading political parties met with its king on Monday and Tuesday of last week to break the deadlock produced by elections six weeks ago.
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.