Mariano Rajoy

Spain's Rajoy sworn in as prime minister after months of deadlock

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was sworn in for a second term on Monday by King Felipe VI.

Spain's Rajoy faces parliamentary vote that could break deadlock

Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is hoping to win a parliamentary confidence vote on Saturday after losing a first ballot earlier in the week.

Leader of Spanish Socialists quits, could signal new government

Pedro Sanchez, head of Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE), resigned late Saturday in an intra-party squabble over whether to support a conservative-led governing coalition.

Third election looms in Spain after Rajoy again loses confidence vote

The Spanish Parliament late Friday rejected acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's second attempt in one week to win a confidence vote to form a new government, edging the country closer to a third...

Spain still without government as Rajoy loses vote in parliament

The Spanish Parliament rejected acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's bid Wednesday for a second term in office, deepening the country's political stalemate after nearly nine months without a...

Spanish premier: Socialists top list for talks to form government

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to prioritize talks with the Socialist Workers' Party after his centre-right People's Party (PP) won the most seats in parliamentary elections.

Spanish premier Rajoy declared "persona non grata" in home city

Pontevedra, the home city of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, has said its high-profile former resident is no longer welcome there.