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Spain's Rajoy to face parliament over corruption scandal

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's prime minister said on Monday he would appear before parliament to face questions over a corruption scandal, relenting to pressure from the opposition which had threatened a no-confidence vote if he refused. Full story

Spanish PM to speak on corruption case

Spain's prime minister will address Parliament on a slush-fund scandal that is rocking his ruling Popular Party after opposition parties threatened to present a no-confidence motion. Full story

Spain corruption protesters clash with Madrid cops

Thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demonstrated Thursday night in Madrid, and what started as a peaceful event turned violent toward midnight after riot police clashed with some protesters, resulting in at least several people arrested and injured. Full story

Analysis: Rajoy sits out corruption storm within Spanish ruling party

MADRID (Reuters) - Dissent is growing within the usually disciplined ranks of Spain's ruling center-right People's Party over a corruption scandal, but there are few signs yet of any rebellion strong enough to topple Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Full story

Spain's socialists threaten Rajoy with no-confidence vote

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's opposition Socialists said on Tuesday they would call a symbolic vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy if he refused to appear before Parliament to answer questions about a deepening scandal over party financing. Full story

Spain PM resists resignation demands amid scandal

Spain's prime minister on Monday brushed off demands he should resign after text messages emerged showing him comforting a political party treasurer under investigation over a slush fund and secret Swiss bank accounts. The spectacle of alleged greed and corruption has enraged Spaniards hurting from Full story

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