• Spanish prime minister to face confidence vote on Friday

    Spanish prime minister to face confidence vote on Friday0

    By Sonya Dowsett Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will face a vote of confidence in his leadership on Friday as corruption convictions handed down to dozens of people linked to his Partido Popular threatened his six-year rule. Spain’s parliament agreed yesterday that the debate and vote would take place on Thursday and Friday, although the

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  • Rajoy re-elected as leader of PP

    Rajoy re-elected as leader of PP0

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been re-elected as the leader of the Partido Popular for a fourth term. The 61-year-old ran unopposed and won Saturday night with 95% of the vote at the party congress in Madrid. Sr Rajoy thanked party members, saying “it’s an honour because I have spent all my life in

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