Well at last someone is talking about forming a government in Spain. Initially, I feared that the main political parties had forgotten the minor little fact that Spain hasn't had a government since the general elections ended in stalemate back in December. Podemos, the political party formed out of the anti-austerity movement at the height of the recession, will be holding talks with the Spanish Socialist Party about forming a coalition. This is not new but the chances of this ever happening were dealt a severe blow when the Socialists formed a coalition pact with the centre-right party Ciudadanos, also one of the new breed of political parties in Spain. Podemos, the "baby" of mainstream Spanish politics threw their toys out of the pram and walked away from any coalition deal. But they appear to have returned to the negotiating table and the prospect of a Spanish government is once again back on the table. Now, what will have to be decided is who backs who; whether it will be a coalition between the Socialists and Ciudadanos with the backing of Podemos or the Socialists and Podemos with the backing of Ciudadanos. The combined votes of all three parties are needed to secure a working majority in parliament, but the possibility of all three parties forming a coalition is slim. There is plenty of hard work ahead but at least someone is talking about forming a government in Spain.

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karenleannesandberg / Hace about 1 year

Spain is divided into seventeen autonomous communities and two autonomous cities. Though the regions have their local government, the state still retains overall sovereignty. Before taking office, the king is supposed to take an oath of office swearing that he will uphold the constitutions and perform his duties? Spain is divided into seventeen autonomous communities and two autonomous cities. Though religions have their local government, the state still retains overall sovereignty. Before taking office, the king is supposed to take an oath of office swearing that he will uphold the constitutions and perform his duties{?}

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KAREN LEANNE SANDBERG / Hace over 2 years

WORRYING ALL TALKING TAKEN PLACES SO FAR BEEN ABOUT POWERFUL COULD HELPFUL SPAIN,.? ECONOMY OUT WORKS POPULATION!...

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Simon Tow / Hace over 2 years

There has been a lot of talk but no real action. If Pedro Sanchez, from the PSOE, hadn´t said the day after the elections that he would never, ever, in a month of Sundays, talk to Rajoy from the PP, therefore making it virtually impossible to form a government, we wouldn´t be in the situation we find ourselves. Podemos have realised that their demands, also made a day after the elections, were far too extreme to be accepted by any of their potencial allies, are now sitting at the table again, as you say, too long afterwards. What is worrying is that all the talking that has taken place has so far been about power and not about policies that could help Spain, its econmy and its out of work population.

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