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Rajoy loses Catalan elections - now it's time to throw him out

The elections in Catalonia have not, as Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy gambled they would, broken the logjam in his favour. Indeed, his tactic has failed and even weakened his position. Read more...

Las elecciones catalanas del 21 de diciembre

La campaña está en marcha en Cataluña para las elecciones al parlamento autonómico el 21 de diciembre. Es probable que la participación sea alta: el 82 por ciento de los encuestados dice a los encuest Read more...

The December 21 Catalan Elections

Campaigning is well underway in Catalonia for elections to the regional parliament on 21 December. Read more...

Germany: The extreme right is growing – how about the resistance?

Ten thousand demonstrators mobilised in the north German city of Hanover on December 2 against the conference of the far right party, the Alternative for Germany, AfD, which won 12.6 per cent in the S Read more...

Political Crisis in Berlin

Failed! For the time being, at least, there will be no “Jamaica Coalition” of the Christian Democrats/Christian Social Union (Black) the Free Democrats (Yellow) and the Greens in Germany. Read more...

Czech Republic: Parliamentary elections a triumphal march of capital

The results of the parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic are the worst in the history of the workers' movement at least since 1920. Read more...

Elections in Austria: It is time to fight back!

The results in Austria's elections on October 15 came as no surprise. Read more...

Labour: the new political centre ground

Labour’s Brighton conference was a confirmation that, thanks to a general election in which Labour saw a net gain of 31 seats and the Tories lost their overall majority, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of Read more...