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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

Spanish corruption row seen shaking but not felling PM

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take a pounding from fresh corruption allegations against his People's Party but the government is strong enough to ride the storm, analysts and sources say. Full story

Spanish ruling party says funding allegations 'nonsense'

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's ruling People's Party on Monday denied allegations by its former treasurer it had funded itself illegally through bribes for at least 20 years and insisted its accounts were transparent and sound. Full story

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