Here are the main stories we were watching this morning:
Spain: The leader of Spanish Socialist party Pedro Sanchez became prime minister after centre-right Mariano Rajoy was voted out of office in a closely fought no-confidence motion triggered by a long-running corruption trial.
Italy: Italy was set to get a new government after the two anti-establishment parties agreed on a coalition, ending months of political turmoil.
US: The US decided to slap tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico for steel and aluminium imports — sparking a potential trade war.
Look back at how the events unfolded by scrolling through the blog below: