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G-20 Summit Helps Spain, Britain Move Towards Gibraltar Dialogue

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that his meetings here with British counterpart David Cameron "have laid the foundation for a dialogue" to address recent bilateral frictions over Gibraltar. continue reading »

Spanish PM Boasts of Economic Recovery at G-20 Summit

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he plans to convey a message of confidence in Spain's economy to other leaders attending the G-20 Summit. continue reading »

Mariano Rajoy Says Tax Cuts, Economic Growth on the Horizon

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Saturday his government would announce plans to cut taxes within a year and predicted that the Spanish economy was "on the cusp" of growth. continue reading »

Spain Looks to Include Andalusia Region in Gibraltar Talks

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said here Friday that he is in favor of a four-part dialogue - Spain, Britain, Gibraltar and Spain's Andalusia region - to overcome current tensions surrounding the Rock. continue reading »

Spain Mulls Measures Amid Flare-up of Tensions with Gibraltar

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government is considering adopting different measures in response to recent complaints and actions by Gibraltar, which sent the European Commission a report about border checks that have caused motorists lengthy delays. continue reading »

Rajoy Says He Will Not Resign Or Call For Early Elections

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told lawmakers Thursday he would not resign or hold early elections despite calls from the opposition for him to step down amid the allegations of corruption leveled against his party. continue reading »

Rajoy Says Spanish Economy is Improving

Spain's economy "is getting better" and the proposals of former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar to reduce taxes will be heeded, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish P.M. is First European Head of Gov’t to be Received by Pope Francis

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will travel to Rome on April 15 to be received in the Vatican by Pope Francis, government officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish P.M. Respects Courts Dealing with Corruption Case Involving Princess

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday expressed his respect for all the judicial decisions connected with the naming of Princess Cristina, youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos, as a suspect in a corruption case. continue reading »

Spain: PM Rajoy Says Terrorist Group ETA Must Announce Dissolution

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded the "definitive dissolution" of the Basque terrorist group ETA, which warned Tuesday that the expuls continue reading »

PM Rajoy: Spanish Government Will Revise 2013 Economic Outlook

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday that his government will almost certainly revise its economic outlook for 2013. He made the remarks in Parliament to the leader of the main opposition Socialists continue reading »

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

Some 5.04 million people were registered as unemployed in Spain in February, marking the first time joblessness hit this level, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Anti-austerity Protest in Spain Draws Thousands

Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in this capital and other Spanish cities against austerity measures implemented by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government. In the Spanish capital, four columns of protesters made their way from different points of the metropolis to the downtown Fountain of Neptune. continue reading »

Spanish PM Honors Country’s World-Champ Handball Team

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday congratulated his country's world-champion national handball team for offering a "colossal image of Spain" abroad, showing that "one need neve continue reading »

Corruption Allegations Force Rajoy to Release Income Statements

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who faces allegations he received under-the-table payments from a purported Popular Party slush fund, on Saturday released income statements that show he received net income for his work of 74,912 euros (roughly $100,100) last year. continue reading »

Spanish AG Sees Ground for Probe of Governing-party Finances

Spain's attorney general said Thursday there are grounds for further investigating allegations of under-the table payments to high-ranking members of the ruling conservative Popular Party. continue reading »

Socialists Demand Rajoy’s Resignation Following PP Scandal

Spanish Socialist Workers Party, or PSOE, secretary-general and opposition leader Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba on Sunday called on Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to resign due to the corruption case involving the governing Popular Party regarding alleged clandestine payments to its leaders. continue reading »

Rajoy Denies Receiving Under-the-Table Payments from PP

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday denied allegations that he received secret cash payments from the ruling conservative Popular Party and said he will release his income statements next week to clear up any doubts. continue reading »

Spanish Popular Party Continues to Deny Malfeasance

Spain's governing Popular Party said Thursday that its financial arrangements are managed "in accord with legality and complying with tax obligations," responding to a press report about an alleged secret ledger. continue reading »

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Cuban President Raul Castro met for the first time at the CELAC-EU summit in Chile, Spanish officials said. continue reading »