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Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy has failed in a second attempt to win parliament’s backing to form a government, plunging the country into…
Commentators say Conservative leader Mariano Rajoy's likely failure will start the countdown towards another election.
Spain has moved closer to having to call its third election in a year after the country’s acting premier was denied a second term in office.
There are signs of movement on the political gridlock in Spain as the liberal Ciudadanos party says it could support a government led by Conservative Mariano Rajoy if reforms are agreed.
Failure to form a coalition government following two inclusive elections could send Spanish voters to the polls for a third time since December.
Spain’s acting prime minister has accepted a mandate from the king to form a government.
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 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…
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.
Spain's political parties wrap up their general election campaigns with warnings and reassurances over the UK's Brexit vote.
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
The referendum in the UK on whether to leave or remain in the European Union has dominated the news headlines over recent weeks.
Spain goes to the polls on Sunday barely six months since the last election.
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
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
Elected mayor of Madrid a year ago with the backing of Podemos, Manuela Carmena, 72, is a leading figure of Spain's "new left".
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 the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.
In scenes reminiscent of those witnessed five years ago, thousands marched through the streets of Madrid on Sunday (May 15) to mark the anniversary
It is not clear how the unprecedented situation in the country's modern history could be resolved if this second election is inconclusive.
Spain is going to the polls again after King Felipe VI announced the failure of the latest round of coalition talks. It was the second time the
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Spain’s King Felipe is to begin a fresh round of talks with the country’s political parties in a last ditch effort to install a government and avoid
Spain’s acting prime minister has unveiled plans to do-away with the siesta, the country’s traditional afternoon nap time. Mariano Rajoy wants to cut
Can the leaders of Spain’s Socialist Party and anti-austerity newcomer Podemos finally end the country’s political stalemate? They are set to start
Two and a half months after the General Election, Spain still has no Government. And no-one can tell you when it might get one. On Friday, exactly 48
The head of the Socialists in Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has failed in a first vote to become prime minister and form a minority coalition