Supporters of Podemos in Madrid celebrate after the regional and municipal elections in which the big loser was Spain’s ruling Popular Party. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

“The big cities are the engine of political change,” Podemos party leader Pablo Iglesias told rapturous supporters after Sunday’s regional and municip(...)

The study, presented yesterday by Basque premier Iñigo Urkullu, above, claims to be the first of its kind to document human rights abuses by all sides in the northern Spanish region’s territorial dispute. Photograph: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images

Just over 1,000 people have been killed since 1960 by violence related to Eta’s campaign for an independent Basque Country, with almost 100 of them dy(...)