If regionalists are needed to form a government, they could stop the major parties from exacerbating the crisis in Catalonia.
A guide to the Spanish electoral system, the parties, their leaders and possible coalitions.
The Socialist Party leader’s sudden intransigence is convincing neither left- nor right-wing voters.
Why are the Catalans upset? How many want independence? How can this end?
A hands-off approach didn’t work. Repression didn’t work. How about listening to the Catalans for a change?
Former members of the regional government have been found guilty of sedition against the Spanish state.
In neither case can partisans agree on the facts.
They now say they would be willing to give Pedro Sánchez a second term.
The Socialists are still in first place. The People’s Party is recovering at the expense of other right-wing parties.
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has failed to convince other parties to support him.