29 Apr 2019

Socialists win Spain elections as far-right makes gains

Europe Editor and Presenter

In Spain, the governing Socialists are celebrating victory after yesterday’s general election, a rare moment of triumph for Europe’s centre left, although they didn’t win an outright majority.

A divided right led to plummeting support for the opposition conservatives and the rise of the far-right Vox party, with a hardline attitude on immigration, gender rights and national unity.