Spain’s Rajoy starts talks to form government after vote

Spain’s Rajoy starts talks to form government after vote

Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy began talks on Thursday with other political parties to try to form a government.

Spanish general election: What next?

Spanish general election: What next?

Six important things we learnt from Spain’s repeat elections

Six important things we learnt from Spain’s repeat elections

Underwear selfie makes PP politician the butt of jokes

Underwear selfie makes PP politician the butt of jokes

Groundhog Day: PSOE refuse to back Rajoy after repeat poll

Groundhog Day: PSOE refuse to back Rajoy after repeat poll

Spanish general election: What the papers say

Spanish general election: What the papers say

Rajoy claims right to form government after poll win

Rajoy claims right to form government after poll win

PP win most seats and PSOE cling on to second place

PP win most seats and PSOE cling on to second place

Spain holds general election rerun amid Brexit after-shocks

Spain holds general election rerun amid Brexit after-shocks

Radicalism or safety first? Spain wavers before vote

Radicalism or safety first? Spain wavers before vote

Will Brexit affect Sunday’s general election in Spain?

Will Brexit affect Sunday’s general election in Spain?

Spain’s interior minister faces calls to resign over leak

Spain’s interior minister faces calls to resign over leak

Spanish elections: What are the possible outcomes?

Spanish elections: What are the possible outcomes?

How not to eat ice-cream and other lessons on campaigning

How not to eat ice-cream and other lessons on campaigning

King asks Socialist leader to attempt to form government

King asks Socialist leader to attempt to form government

Spanish government stuck in limbo as coalition talks stall

Spanish government stuck in limbo as coalition talks stall

King Felipe steps up to try and end political deadlock in Spain

King Felipe steps up to try and end political deadlock in Spain

Desperate Rajoy pleads for support in bid to end deadlock

Desperate Rajoy pleads for support in bid to end deadlock

Dreadlock row divides old politics from new in Spain

Dreadlock row divides old politics from new in Spain

Younger, scruffier, and with a babe in arms: This is Spain’s new elite

Younger, scruffier, and with a babe in arms: This is Spain’s new elite

Spain’s divided parliament convenes at time of political turmoil

Spain’s divided parliament convenes at time of political turmoil

Spanish PM will battle to form government despite lack of support

Spanish PM will battle to form government despite lack of support

Spain’s Podemos rules out helping any party form new government

Spain’s Podemos rules out helping any party form new government

Spain’s Socialists refuse to back Rajoy bid to form new government

Spain’s Socialists refuse to back Rajoy bid to form new government

Spain’s Ciudadanos calls for pact with conservatives and Socialists

Spain’s Ciudadanos calls for pact with conservatives and Socialists

Spain PM to meet Socialist leader to discuss forming new government

Spain PM to meet Socialist leader to discuss forming new government

Spanish PM offers dialogue with other parties to form government

Spanish PM offers dialogue with other parties to form government

Podemos insists ‘Spain will never again be subordinate to Germany’

Podemos insists ‘Spain will never again be subordinate to Germany’

Spain’s biggest news stories of 2015

Spain’s biggest news stories of 2015

Seven reasons why forming a new government is mission impossible

Seven reasons why forming a new government is mission impossible

And the real winners of the Spanish general election are…women

And the real winners of the Spanish general election are…women

Rajoy will first try to form govt but deadlock could see new elections

Rajoy will first try to form govt but deadlock could see new elections

Spanish voters give old guard a kicking as leftists ride high

Spanish voters give old guard a kicking as leftists ride high

‘Out with the old’: Many Spanish voters opt to cast ballot for change

‘Out with the old’: Many Spanish voters opt to cast ballot for change

Spain’s voters head to ballot boxes in ‘tectonic shift’ general election

Spain’s voters head to ballot boxes in ‘tectonic shift’ general election

Post election scenarios: Who will be Spain’s next Prime Minister?

Post election scenarios: Who will be Spain’s next Prime Minister?

Suspense as Spain’s most eventful election campaign draws to a close

Suspense as Spain’s most eventful election campaign draws to a close

Podemos brings ‘indignados’ to the doors of Spain’s parliament

Podemos brings ‘indignados’ to the doors of Spain’s parliament

Spanish general election: the key players

Spanish general election: the key players

Spain’s PM punched in the face by his wife’s teenage cousin

Spain’s PM punched in the face by his wife’s teenage cousin

Rajoy’s Spain: From the edge of the abyss to the road to recovery?

Rajoy’s Spain: From the edge of the abyss to the road to recovery?

Meet Spain’s lost generation: The drop outs facing a bleak future

Meet Spain’s lost generation: The drop outs facing a bleak future

Debate fiasco sends struggling socialists plummeting in the polls

Debate fiasco sends struggling socialists plummeting in the polls

Corruption in Spain: Graft scandals could cost traditional parties dear

Corruption in Spain: Graft scandals could cost traditional parties dear

Spanish PM launches re-election campaign in tightest race ever

Spanish PM launches re-election campaign in tightest race ever

Spain unemployment drop provides government boost ahead of election

Spain unemployment drop provides government boost ahead of election

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Google reveals what Spain REALLY wants to know about its politicians

Google reveals what Spain REALLY wants to know about its politicians

Spanish unemployment figures rise again as seasonal contracts end

Spanish unemployment figures rise again as seasonal contracts end

Spanish newcomers Ciudadanos run close second to PP in new poll

Spanish newcomers Ciudadanos run close second to PP in new poll

Spain’s left-wing Podemos runs out of steam ahead of general election

Spain’s left-wing Podemos runs out of steam ahead of general election

Spain’s PM concerned over possible leftist government pact in Portugal

Spain’s PM concerned over possible leftist government pact in Portugal

‘Deeper reforms needed in Spain to seal long-term economic recovery’

‘Deeper reforms needed in Spain to seal long-term economic recovery’

PM Rajoy is ‘the greatest dancer’ insists his ‘dancing queen’ deputy

PM Rajoy is ‘the greatest dancer’ insists his ‘dancing queen’ deputy

Pragmatic Podemos vows to fight on to end political corruption

Pragmatic Podemos vows to fight on to end political corruption

PM Rajoy confirms Spain’s election will take place on December 20th

PM Rajoy confirms Spain’s election will take place on December 20th

Spain’s general election will be in December ‘most probably’ on 20th

Spain’s general election will be in December ‘most probably’ on 20th

Poll gives PP strong lead but far short of a majority

Poll gives PP strong lead but far short of a majority

Expats face deadline to register for UK election

Expats face deadline to register for UK election

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election