SPANISH ELECTIONS 2019

As it happened | Socialist Party wins general election, but falls short of majority

With more than 95% of the vote counted, the PSOE has taken 122 seats, with leftist parties victorious over right-wing Popular Party, Ciudadanos and Vox

GENERAL ELECTION 2019

Socialist Party wins general election but falls short of an absolute majority

Pedro Sánchez took the highest number of seats in Congress, but will need the support of Unidas Podemos and regional parties if he is to form a government

SPANISH GENERAL ELECTIONS 2019

“I once voted for the Communist Party, but it was phoney-baloney. Now I’m with Vox”

Spaniards of all ages and political stripes are flocking to the polls, convinced that this could be one of the most decisive elections the country has ever held

POLLING DAY IN SPAIN

Fear and fury: a divided Spain goes to the polls

The outcome of today’s general election will determine whether a far-right party, Vox, becomes a significant new presence in Spanish national politics

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 28, 2019

Crime

Man who murdered son and wife in Tenerife told them he had Easter gifts in the cave

A Dutch woman who was the first to talk to Jonas, a seven-year-old who survived by running away, has offered new details about the case