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Spain: Rajoy announces vote in attempt to end political stalemate

Spain’s caretaker prime minister Mariano Rajoy is attempting to break the political deadlock in the country and announced a vote to swear him into office for August, but the Socialists declared they w

Spain’s caretaker prime minister Mariano Rajoy is attempting to break the political deadlock in the country and announced a vote to swear him into office for August, but the Socialists declared they w

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No end in sight to Spanish political deadlock

Spain’s political deadlock has shown no signs of letting up after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez reaffirmed his party would not back a government led by acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s…

Spain’s political deadlock has shown no signs of letting up after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez reaffirmed his party would not back a government led by acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s…

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Spain's socialists refuse to back Rajoy government

The leader of Spain’s Socialist party has refused to back Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s second attempt to form a coalition government in six months.

The leader of Spain’s Socialist party has refused to back Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s second attempt to form a coalition government in six months.

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Spanish go to polls again but similar inconclusive result expected on Sunday

For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n

For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n

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Spain seeks jobs and a government after general election

The referendum in the UK on whether to leave or remain in the European Union has dominated the news headlines over recent weeks.

The referendum in the UK on whether to leave or remain in the European Union has dominated the news headlines over recent weeks.

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Spain's PM Rajoy warns of possible Podemos victory in Sunday's elections

Spain’s acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that the far-left Unidos Podemos (“United We Can”) alliance could win this weekend’s general elections that may well shake up the co

Spain’s acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that the far-left Unidos Podemos (“United We Can”) alliance could win this weekend’s general elections that may well shake up the co

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The new faces of Europe's far-left

And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec

And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec

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Representative democracy is 'a bit rusty'

For more insight on the citizen’s movements mushrooming across Europe, we spoke to Albert Ogien, a French sociologist and senior researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)

For more insight on the citizen’s movements mushrooming across Europe, we spoke to Albert Ogien, a French sociologist and senior researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)