Pablo Iglesias (c)
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'We don't want to be a German colony'

A Spanish party which is just four months old has garnered enough support to take almost 8% of the vote - and five seats in the European Parliament.

In a night of upsets for the traditional main parties, a Spanish party which is just four months old has garnered enough support to take almost 8% of the vote - and five seats in the European Parliament.

Podemos (We Can) is a left-wing anti-austerity party, led by a university lecturer.

Tom Burridge spoke to the party's founder Pablo Iglesias, about what message he wanted to send to Europe.

  • 26 May
  • From the section Europe