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Split down the middle . . . a poster showing Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez photographed in Madrid. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Long-time socialist voter Francisco Gómez chained himself to the railings outside his party’s local headquarters in the city of Mérida, in western Spa(...)

Galicia’s premier  Alberto Núñez Feijóo (PP) arrives at Popular Party  headquarters in Santiago de Compostela following his  victory in a regional election at the weekend. Photograph: Lavandeira Jr/EPA

After two years of political upheaval and fragmentation, on Sunday Spain saw something like a return to stability. Regional elections in Galicia and t(...)

Podemos  leader Pablo Iglesias (centre) at an election campaign rally in the Basque Country with party candidate Pilar Zabala (in white, on his left). Photograph: Miguel Tona/EPA

It is raining in Bilbao as politicians from the Podemos party prepare for a campaign event on the banks of the Nervión river ahead of tomorrow’s Basqu(...)

Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy could find his position bolstered by regional elections in Galicia and the Basque country. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

As the possibility looms of a third Spanish general election in a year due to an unprecedented political stalemate, there is a feeling that a solution(...)

A view of the damaged front coach of a train after derailing near O Porrino in Pontevedra, resulting in the death of at least two people and several others injured, in the northwestern province of Galicia, Spain, Photograph: Salvador Sas/EPA

At least four people died and close to 50 people were injured on Friday after a train derailed in Galicia in northwestern Spain, local authorities sa(...)

Former Spanish industry minister José Manuel Soria, whose proposed appointment to a  post at the World Bank has sparked outrage. Photograph: Pedro Armestre/AFP/Getty Images

The proposed appointment of a disgraced Spanish former minister to a lucrative post at the World Bank has sparked outrage and threatens to hinder acti(...)

Pallbearers bring out the coffins from the church in Las Nieves in Galicia during the Fiesta de Santa Marta de Ribarteme – the ‘corpses’ have had near-death experiences, and want to give thanks to the saint for sparing their lives. photograph: stuart abraham

Up in the bell tower a young man sounds the repique de campanas. The church bells ring. Loudly. A bassoonist fans himself with his music sheet. A cla(...)

A fox stands unconcernedly on a Georgian street; stags lock horns in front of Áras an Uachtaráin; swifts flit across city skies. The large-format, fu(...)

Kieran Fitzgerald: Gsoc member  is being treated in hospital in the Galician port city of A Coruña and it is understood he will need time to recuperate. Photograph: Eric Luke

A member of the Garda Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has been injured while on holiday in northern Spain and is likely to be out of work for some month(...)

Dick Grogan: “A conviction journalist” not only committed to ensuring the truth emerged, as was evident in his coverage of Bloody Sunday, but was also a fine stylist. Photograph: The Irish Times

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent in Castletownbere, West Cork Dick Grogan was a campaigning journalist who was never afraid to challenge thos(...)

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