Mariano Rajoy's promise went the same way as his pledges on not raising tax - in the shredder.
The reforms will mean the next generation of Spaniards will be completely deprived of permanent work - a throw-back to the 19th century.
As expected, the Nov. 20 election to the the Spanish parliament was a massive defeat for the ruling Socialist Workers' Party
There are now 1,733 people in Germany affected by a dangerous e. coli outbreak, affecting both the economy and workers across Europe.
Friday's bloody police action against demonstration in Barcelona's beautiful Plaza Catalunya has led to calls for the resignation of the center-right government of Catalonia.
On Election Day, the governing socialists took a drubbing, losing to the People's Party and its right-wing allies in all provincial governments and most local ones.
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The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.