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British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday face a confidence vote after MPs overwhelmingly rejected her deal to leave the European Union, leaving Britain with no plan as it hurtles towards Brexit on March 29.

Swedish PM Lofven voted out by parliament, new government unclear

Swedish PM Lofven voted out by parliament, new government unclear

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday meaning he will step down, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.

Spanish Socialist Sanchez succeeds Rajoy as PM

Spanish Socialist Sanchez succeeds Rajoy as PM

Socialist party head Sanchez becomes Spain's seventh Prime Minister since its return to democracy in the late 1970s following the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.

Czech government quits after confidence vote, uncertain talks ahead

Czech government quits after confidence vote, uncertain talks ahead

The cabinet of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis resigned on Wednesday, a day after losing a confidence vote on the billionaire politician's first attempt to form a government while battling fraud allegations.

Kuwait minister quits after grilling over sports ban

Kuwait minister quits after grilling over sports ban

Kuwait's information and youth minister submitted his resignation on Monday, two days before he was scheduled to face a confidence vote over a sports ban, a government source and parliamentarians said.