At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP
At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP
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Spain’s Socialist leader quits and opens door to end nation’s deadlock

For months, Pedro Sanchez had been resisting overtures by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to enter a coalition or let his minority government rule, as Spain was knee deep in political paralysis following two inconclusive elections

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At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP
At the helm of the Spanish Socialist party for more than two years, Pedro Sanchez - or ‘Mr Handsome’ as he is known - fell for repeatedly saying ‘no’ to the conservatives. Photo: AP
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