Spain's new leader warned of "difficult times" ahead and "no miracles" after his conservative party swept to victory in an election forced by the debt crisis.
A federal election began Sunday in financially troubled Spain Sunday with wide anticipation the ruling Socialist party would fall to conservatives.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, bowing to pressure calling for his departure, has called for early elections to choose his successor.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero urged for a European Union response to combat xenophobia in the wake of the killing spree in Norway.
Spain's Partido Popular Party defeated Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's Socialist Party in local and regional elections, officials said Monday.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said without budget cuts put into place, Spain would have likely required a financial bailout in 2010.
The Spanish prime minister has demanded that the Basque separatist group Bildu distance itself from the armed nationalist organization ETA, officials said.
Spain's prime minister said Sunday his decision not to run for re-election next year will force the Popular Party to get to work, instead of attacking him.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said Saturday he will not seek a third term in the country's next general election in 2012.
Chile's president asked Spanish businessmen to invest more in Chile to strengthen the alliance between the two countries, Fox News Latino reported Wednesday.