Spain: Thousands demand Pedro Sanchez resign
Thousands of supporters of Spain's right-wing opposition have rallied in Madrid to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. Many are furious his government is negotiating with Catalonian separatists.
Thailand king foils sister's political bid
Thailand's king has blocked an attempt by his sister to run for prime minister. Just one day after putting the princess forward as its candidate, the Thai Raksa Chart party says it will comply "with the royal command."
EU rejects fresh Brexit negotiations
The UK's prime minister is preparing to head back to the EU in a bid to renegotiate key parts of her Brexit deal. But Brussels has said the deal "is not open for renegotiation," paving the way for a head-on collision.
Sweden's PM Stefan Lofven makes new alliance for minority government
The vote bringing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term comes from a new, minority, center-left alliance. But without a parliamentary majority, it faces ongoing challenges from the far-right.
Ex-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years for corruption
The three-time prime minister was handed a new prison sentence and was acquitted on charges relating to upscale properties in London. Sharif has claimed the charges against him are politically motivated.
India's rupee dips after central bank chief resigns
The rupee took a hit after the shock resignation of central bank governor Urjit Patel. He has reportedly been battling against interference from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for months.
May faces decision day on whether to delay ill-fated Brexit vote
Simon Lewis, chief executive of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe, and William Hobbs, head of investment strategy at Barclays Investment Solutions, discuss the outlook for the parliamentary vote on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Ex-U.K. PM Blair on Brexit vote, second referendum
Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair discusses the Brexit deal up for a Parliamentary vote on December 11, the prospect of a second Brexit vote, and the divisions in U.K. government.