Election results in Spain are a stinging end to Europe's year

Press quote (The New York Times)
22 December 2015

The post-election muddle in Spain was yet another setback in a year of cascading crises, said Charles Grant, director of the CER in London. "It has been an annus horribilis," Mr Grant said, noting that decades of European political stability built on strong political parties were crumbling as upstart political forces like Podemos, a leftist movement that finished third in Spain, challenge the old order.