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Spain's far right doubles seats in hung parliament, difficult talks ahead

11 Nov 2019

MADRID Spain's far-right Vox party more than doubled its number of lawmakers in the country's fourth national election in four years, which delivered a deeply fragmented parliament, setting the stage for very difficult government negotiations. | Video

Will Spain finally have a government?

10 Nov 2019

MADRID The main candidates in Sunday's parliamentary election in Spain, the country's fourth national election in four years, have already dismissed several possible scenarios for forming a government by agreement if the result is inconclusive.

Will Spain finally have a government?

10 Nov 2019

MADRID The main candidates in Sunday's parliamentary election in Spain, the country's fourth national election in four years, have already dismissed several possible scenarios for forming a government by agreement if the result is inconclusive.

Catalonia challenge awaits Spain's next prime minister

07 Nov 2019

BARCELONA/MADRID The fight over Catalan independence has been thrust to the forefront of Spanish politics ahead of elections on Sunday, with street clashes, torched cars and smashed windows fuelling a hardening stance against separatists amongst political parties.

Will Spain finally have a government?

07 Nov 2019

MADRIDThe main candidates in Spain's fourth national election in four years have already dismissed several possible scenarios for forming a government by agreement should the result be inconclusive.

Scenarios: Will Spain finally have a government?

06 Nov 2019

MADRID The main candidates in Spain's fourth national election in four years have already dismissed several possible scenarios for forming a government by agreement should the result be inconclusive.

Spain's election candidates clash over Catalonia in TV debate

05 Nov 2019

MADRID The main candidates to become Spain's next prime minister clashed on Monday over how to handle Catalan separatism, as they tried to woo voters ahead of a repeat election that opinion polls show could be as inconclusive as the one in April.

Opinion polls point to stalemate in Spain's Nov. 10 election

28 Oct 2019

MADRID Spain is heading for more political paralysis after parliamentary elections on Nov. 10, opinion polls suggest, with no party or bloc seen getting a majority as the ruling Socialists' lead shrinks and the right's support rises.

Spain to hold fourth election in four years on Nov. 10

17 Sep 2019

MADRID Spain will hold its fourth election in four years on Nov. 10 after rival parties failed to break a months-long impasse in a deeply fragmented parliament, with no guarantee the repeat vote will make it any easier for them to form a government.

Spanish party offers way out of political limbo, election still looming

16 Sep 2019

MADRID The leader of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos party offered on Monday to break a political deadlock and avoid another election by facilitating Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez's confirmation as premier if certain conditions are met.

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