Rajoy today – but Spain’s  acting prime minister could be gone if he fails to get enough votes to form  a new government  next week. Photograph: Javier Barbancho/Reuters

The conservative Popular Party (PP) and the liberal Ciudadanos are working around the clock to hammer out an agreement that will give Mariano Rajoy a (...)

Mariano Rajoy: his conservative Popular Party won the election but fell well short of a majority. Photograph: Julien Warnand/ EPA

Spain’s acting prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, is planning to form a new government by the end of July, while his defeated rivals take stock of their (...)