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Nov 12, 2017
Spain PM Mariano Rajoy calls on companies not to leave Catalonia as uncertainty grips regionSpanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy urged businesses not to abandon Catalonia after hundreds of firms moved their legal headquarters away as uncertainty over the region's independence drive drags on.
Oct 27, 2017
Catalonia declares independence from Spain; PM Mariano Rajoy vows to 'restore rule of law' after secession voteCatalan lawmakers voted Friday to declare independence from Spain, as Madrid vowed in turn to "restore legality" and quash the region's secessionist bid.
Oct 23, 2017
Catalan parties to meet on Monday to discuss next step after Spain moves to dismiss region's governmentCatalan parties were due to meet on Monday to discuss their next steps at the start of a week that will see Spain dismiss the region's government.
Oct 21, 2017
Spanish govt begins special cabinet meeting to take direct control of CataloniaThe Spanish government on Saturday began a special cabinet meeting to approve measures to take direct control of the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia
May 30, 2017
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy to testify in graft trial involving members of his conservative Popular PartySpain's High Court on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to appear as a witness in a major graft trial involving members of his conservative Popular Party.
May 21, 2017
Thousands rally in Spain against PM Mariano Rajoy following corruption scandal; no-confidence motion tabledThousands have rallied in Madrid, Spain to support a no-confidence vote against conservative PM Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party.
May 03, 2016
Spain misses deadline to form new government, June election setSpain has missed the deadline for its politicians to form a new government following inconclusive elections held 20 December so King Felipe VI must now dissolve parliament before a new election on 20 June.
Dec 21, 2015
Spain elections: Mariano Rajoy's party wins most seats, but loses absolute majorityOutgoing Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he will try to form a new government after his conservative Popular Party won the most seats in a general election on Sunday but lost its absolute majority.
Dec 14, 2015
Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residentsThere are deep divisions among voters about their country and its economic fortunes as it approaches a crucial ballot that will decide whether the government will stay conservative, head toward the center or veer sharply left.
Nov 27, 2014
Spain: After corruption scandal, PM to announce new lawThe bribes-for-contracts scheme, known as the "Gurtel" case, allegedly extended to six regional Popular Party governments and operated between 1999 and 2009, when the investigation began.