Regional elections in the Basque country and Galicia failed to resolve the national political deadlock in Spain.

A bad weekend for PSOE, good for PP

The ruling Popular Party (PP) won a resounding victory in Galicia, while the autonomist-minded Basque Nationalist Party won the most votes in the Basque Country. In both regions, the far-left Podemos gained ground over the Socialists and is now emerging as the main power-left of center.

The government’s hope this weekend was a regional resu...

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