With growlth of 2.5% last year, the Spanish economy is growing at the fastest clip in the eurozone. But it also has more unemployed people than any other EU nation.
Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."
The success of the AfD was a "double slap in the face" to Angela Merkel, but not the "earthquake everyone feared." DW rounds up the international reactions to the state elections in Saxony and Brandenburg.
Caretaker Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez lost a second confidence vote in Spain's parliament. He has two months to try to win a majority or call yet another election.
EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have almost as many women as men as members.
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