Spain’s ruling party maintains majority in regional elections

Spain’s ruling party maintains majority in regional elections

Spain’s regional elections reinforced the centre-right People’s Party (PP) on Sunday while dealing a blow to the opposition Socialists, early results showed, but failed to signal a clear path to avoid a third nationwide vote in December. Two inconclusive general elections in December and June have plunged politicians into months of fruitless negotiations to try […]

Spain’s consernatives win general election, but fail to get a majority

Spain’s consernatives win general election, but fail to get a majority

  Spanish elections delivered a hung parliament for the second time in six months on Sunday, adding to political uncertainty in Europe after last week’s shock Brexit vote and piling intense pressure on Spain’s warring politicians to form a government. Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s centre-right People’s Party (PP) again emerged with the single biggest […]