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Spain’s right storming towards election win: polls

MADRID — Spain’s right-leaning opposition will thrash the ruling Socialists in November 20 elections, polls showed Sunday, as anger over an economic crisis spilled into the streets. The conservative Popular Party, led by 56-year-old Mariano Rajoy, is set for a record parliamentary majority, surveys said. The Socialists, whose standard bearer…

Spanish protesters cheer for ‘world revolution’ as ban on demonstration takes effect

MADRID — Thousands of protesters in Madrid furious over soaring unemployment staged a silent protest and then erupted in cheers of joy as a 48-hour ban on their demonstration took effect on Saturday. “Now we are all illegal” and “the people united will never be defeated,” were among the chants…