Alistair Dawber

Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Spain correspondent. He has twice been the foreign editor and was also Jerusalem correspondent. Alistair initially worked on the business desk as investment editor.

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Madrid goes wild for Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias

Podemos has become a new force in Spanish politics. However, despite chaos within the main parties following an inconclusive election, Pablo Iglesias’s left-wingers may struggle to wield power. Alistair Dawber reports from Madrid