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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy to be grilled on corruption scandal

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Lawmakers will grill Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday, demanding explanations over a corruption scandal that has sparked calls for him ... 10 minutes to ask questions and set out its own position. Individual deputies may also be allowed to put a limited number of questions. The corruption affair originated in 2009 as a judicial ...

  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish PM Rajoy refuses to resign amid corruption scandal

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 06:42pm by AFP

    ... over secret payments allegations Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy refused on Monday to resign over a corruption scandal rocking his government as it fights to rescue the euro zone’s ... to push through tough economic reforms. Media have been speculating for weeks that Barcenas, who is in jail in a separate corruption probe, might try to pressure Rajoy with the threat of fresh ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain's Princess Cristina is suspect in corruption case

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spanish royal is called to testify over allegation of 'influence peddling' involving her husband Princess Cristina suspect in corruption case Spain's Princess Cristina has been summoned to testify as a suspect in a corruption case, a judicial source said yesterday, dealing a blow to the prestige of the royal family including her father ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Rajoy breaks his silence on corruption scandal

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... silence on corruption scandal Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy yesterday fought back over allegations that he received undeclared payments from his ruling party, as he sunk deeper into a major corruption scandal. Rajoy vowed not to resign despite the publication of documents purportedly showing secret payments to him and other top party officials, branding the damaging reports ...

  5. News - World - SPAIN

    Protests erupt after Spain PM denies corruption

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 09:54am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... of the most successful economies in the European Union. The corruption scandal is the latest to rock Spain, with dozens of other cases involving bankers, politicians, town councilors and even ...

  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Judge rules that Spanish king’s sister should face fraud charges

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... the royal couple, among others, is open to appeal, said a written ruling released by the court in Palma de Mallorca. The result of any appeals will be pivotal. Anti-corruption prosecutors have ...

  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain's King Felipe promises to clean up scandal-tainted monarchy

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:10am by AFP

    ... of polishing the monarchy's image and winning over a nation wearied by recession and political corruption. In parliament, he swore an oath to serve the nation standing by the royal sceptre ...

  8. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain’s new king Felipe VI sworn in muted ceremony

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:05pm by Reuters in Madrid

    ... untouched by a royal corruption scandal, in which his brother-in-law is charged with embezzling millions of euros of public funds in a case that shocked ordinary Spaniards. Juan Carlos also lost ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain’s King Juan Carlos abdicates in favour of son Felipe to save monarchy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spain's Juan Carlos is to abdicate in favour of his more popular son Felipe, as a corruption scandal fuels growing anger at political elite Spain's ... on the brink of default. A corruption scandal in the family and his visible infirmity after repeated surgery in recent years have also eroded support. His goal, his only goal, is to serve Spain. It has ...

  10. News - World - SPAIN

    Princess Cristina of Spain subpoenaed in fraud probe

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 11:37pm by AFP

    ... Jose Castro, has been investigating the corruption allegations against Cristina's husband since 2010. In summoning Cristina, he overruled opposition by the public prosecutor. In a written ... another company, Aizoon, which investigators suspect served as a front for laundering the embezzled funds. The Majorca judge had summoned Cristina on suspicion of corruption once before, in spring ...




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