The far-right has become the third-largest political force in Spain after several decades of absence from Spain’s political scene.
The second election in six months saw Spain’s political landscape become more fractured than ever before as the ruling Socialist Party lost seats, the far-right Vox party more than doubled its seats and nobody managed an overall majority.
A new far-right movement in Spain threatens to shake the Spanish political class, but not everything is as it seems, with a resurgent left winning the elections.
Catalan nationalists, who helped Spain’s socialists form a government, protested against the trials of their leaders, asking Madrid to negotiate their independence referendum. But Madrid flatly denied, opening the possibility of snap elections.
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