Spain: Socialist government facing defeat
Almost five million unemployed, cost of government borrowing hitting new highs, and a growth forecast of zero.
Little wonder Spain's Socialist Government is expected to tumble to defeat in a general election this weekend.
The conservative opposition Popular Party is riding high in the polls - promising a programme of shock therapy, which it claims can restore international confidence in Spain, and turn the economy around.
Sarah Rainsford reports from Madrid
18 Nov 2011
- From the section Europe