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Socialist becomes Spain's parliament speaker; no agreement yet on new government

Thursday, January 14th 2016 - 06:33 UTC
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Spain's parliament held its first session Wednesday, with lawmakers from four main parties taking their seats at a time of political turmoil. Lawmakers picked a Socialist, Patxi Lopez, a former head of the regional government of the northern Basque Country, as parliamentary speaker, in the first pact between rival parties still engaged in talks to form a government since last month's inconclusive election. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Talks to form a government?

    I wouldn't bother it will only make things worse!

    LOL, how could Spain be WORSE?

    Jan 14th, 2016 - 01:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Argentina is looking to Spain for answers, mild guffaw

    Jan 14th, 2016 - 02:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    It is the first time since Spain returned to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975,,,,

    so what is the realistic chance of Spain returning to a Franco like government.
    and chaos breaks out.

    Jan 14th, 2016 - 07:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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