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Spaniards are furious and 'traditional parties' get beaten in regional elections

Monday, May 25th 2015 - 07:47 UTC
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Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) took a battering on Sunday's regional and local elections after voters punished Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for four years of severe spending cuts and a string of corruption scandals. In a test of the national mood ahead of general elections expected in November, the PP suffered its worst result in more than 20 years to herald an uncertain era of coalition as new parties rose to fragment the vote. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Oh, the JOY of it!

    Rajoy out to change his name to Nojoy, not that the uneducated Spaniards who voted this bunch down would understand the nuance involved being jibber-jabber speakers.

    I wonder if Gollum2 showed his face, I bet not.

    Weeks of wrangling to form a government. The UK have just got out of the demonic agreement with the “Lib-Dem” idiots, it didn't work out well for them or the country.


    May 25th, 2015 - 10:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    She is sinking fast, man the boats.

    May 25th, 2015 - 07:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Cue more incursions into Gibraltarian waters to attempt to hide the corruption and financial failure of Lovejoy-a tactic shared with Argentina-like father, like son.

    Looks like the 'People's Party' needs a change of name.

    May 25th, 2015 - 08:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    There is a limit to for how long a party can fool the electorate. The patience lasted a lot--too much even--but it's Out now, and Spain is looking for more honest representatives. Podemos...llegar al poder.

    May 27th, 2015 - 07:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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