On 17 November 2016, King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia attend opening ceremony of the term of office held at the Lower House in Madrid, Spain. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will begin a second term in office, this time with a minority government after a parliamentary vote ended a 10-month political deadlock following two inconclusive elections.
Screaming Lord Sutch. Musician and parliamentary candidate. Born David Edward Sutch in New End Hospital, Hampstead. After a less than successful pop career he turned his attention to politics, founding the Monster Raving Loony Party in 1983. In all, he contested forty elections and although never coming close to being elected, always obtained a respectable percentage of the vote cont..
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The Thufa hill in Reykjavik, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. Parliamentary elections will be held in Iceland on Oct. 29, 2016, more than 250,000 voters are called to elect the new parliament, 63 members of the Althing parliament.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)