El Diario reports there will be 17 ministers in Pedro Sánchez's new government, vs. 13 for Rajoy's last cabinet. Sánchez to inform King Felipe of names at 5 p.m.

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24 September 2018
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El Diario reports there will be 17 ministers in Pedro Sánchez's new government, vs. 13 for Rajoy's last cabinet. Sánchez to inform King Felipe of names at 5 p.m.
Pedro Sánchez to inform the King officially of his new cabinet at 5 p.m., El Mundo reports, and will then make the full list public.
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Rajoy says PP must "defend its work" over the past few years, "and get back in government as soon as possible". "I have tried to be fair and protect the good name of our party".
Rajoy says no one really talking about Spain's risk premium any more, says 2.7 million jobs created during his time in government.
Rajoy says his government "never negotiated anything with [Basque terrorist group] ETA", "we have never moved [ETA] prisoners closer to the Basque Country".
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Rajoy says PSOE rejected idea of forming a grand coalition like in Germany: "Mr. Sánchez never gave up on the idea of a Frankenstein government".
Rajoy says Spaniards "have not lost confidence" in the Popular Party, but rather "our opponents, goaded on by populism".
Rajoy says other parties "manipulating and lying" about the Gürtel fraud judgement that led to him being ousted in confidence vote last week: "that's all they are, manipulation and lies".
Rajoy says "very grave precedent set in Spanish democracy" after PSOE takes power with "someone who lost elections", says new government already "stigmatised".
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German prosecutors say they have applied to the German regional court in Schleswig for the extradition of former Catalan leader Carlos Puigdemont
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OK Diario reports two bottles of whisky were drunk before Rajoy hugged the chef and left the restaurant in Madrid where he was holed up all evening yesterday. Mr. Rajoy has not turned up for parliament this morning.
Bill Browder: After my arrest in Madrid on Russia's abusive Interpol arrest warrant, Rebecca Harms MEP has written to the head of Interpol calling on the organization "to immediately suspend Russia's access to Interpol's systems until Russia ceases circulating notices for Mr Browder"
Spanish media is reporting the Basque party is to vote against prime minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence motion and says this makes it almost certain he will have to step down
Spanish opposition said to have enough votes in parliament to oust PM Rajoy, TVE says
The Moncloa announces that Rajoy will not be in Congress this afternoon in the debate of the motion of censure
Rajoy concludes: "You cannot be Prime Minister because you have never won an election"
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