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Spanish conservatives win in landslide, promise more austerity

By Angus MacSwan and Barry Moody MADRID (Reuters) – The opposition People’s Party (PP) won a crushing victory in Spain’s election on Sunday as voters vented their rage on the ruling Socialists for the worst economic crisis in generations. The Socialists conceded a humiliating defeat as official results showed the…

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…