>> A day after he was catapulted to power, Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as Spain's new prime minister by the country's king.>>
> The untested 46 year old ousted Mariano Rajoy on Friday after the veteran lost a no confidence vote in the wake of a corruption scandal.
Sanchez who has never been in government was put in charge of the Socialists four years ago on a temporary role. Reuters Julian Toyer And Madrid says it was during a time other party members didn't want to fight for the leadership>> Nobody actually had put a cent on Pedro Sanchez over the last two years his opinion polls were really bad and it's a bit of a surprise now that he's managed to make it to the top of Spanish politics.
>> The new administration may struggle to pass legislation though. With Sanchez fighting the most splinted Spanish parliament in more than 40 years.>> Only 84 member of parliaments will actively back his government out of his 350 strong chamber. But it will be a government how to tople because opposition parties will have to make a big coalition in order to table a new motion of new confidence.
>> The Heist position had become increasingly untameable, undermined of his status as head of the corruption tenged minority government. As well as the divisive independence drive in wealthy region of Catalonia which led Madrid to impose direct rule on the region. Finding a way out of the crisis will be one of Sanchez's main challenges.
His promise to start talks with the Catalans that has said he will not give the region an independent's vote. Coinciding with Sanchez's rise to power, Catalan authorities swore on the new cabinet on Saturday. Automatically ending seven months of being under Madrid's rule. New head Quintaras says he's committed to move Catalonia towards independence.