Spain's acting prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, has turned down an offer by King Felipe VI to attempt to form a government after inconclusive elections one month ago. But Rajoy said he would continue to seek support for his candidacy as premier.
The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called on Catalans to vote in huge numbers in a December election to "restore normalcy." Rajoy was in Barcelona on his first visit since Madrid imposed direct rule on Catalonia.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wants Catalan leaders to spell out whether independence has been declared, implying that he would limit the region's autonomy if that is the case. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.
Irish Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald has resigned amid demands from the opposition Fianna Fail party, a report says. The news appears to have staved off a snap election that could impact Brexit.
Spain's premier has told parliament about the government's plan to resolve the crisis that emerged from Catalonia's independence bid. Rajoy gave Catalonia's leader five days to clarify whether he declared independence.
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