An end to Spain's nine-month political deadlock is in sight after the Socialists' leader resigned but the party will have to patch over deep divisions and strike a deal before the end of October for the country to avoid a third election.
Pedro Sanchez quit on Saturday after a majority of party members voted to oust him at a chaotic assembly meeting in which a rift within Spain's main opposition party over how to resolve the country's impasse spilled over into anger and bitterness.
MADRID (Reuters) - Talks on Tuesday between Spain's king and senior party leaders on forming a government look unlikely to break the country's political deadlock, increasing chances of a new national election in coming months.
MADRID (Reuters) - The leader of Spain's Socialist party, Pedro Sanchez, resigned on Saturday after losing a party assembly vote, a step which could pave the way for the formation of a new government and end a nine-month political d...
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Socialist party descended into open warfare on Wednesday as calls to remove the party leader grew in a bid to break a political deadlock which has left the country without a new government for nine months.
Senior party members forced Pedro Sánchez to resign as they sought to end internal divisions and break the impasse that has left Spain without an elected government.