21 Jul 2018
Spain's conservative Popular Party (PP) on Saturday picked Pablo Casado, 37, to replace Mariano Rajoy after the former prime minister was ousted in a no confidence vote in June.
6 Jun 2018
Spain's Mariano Rajoy, who is to stand down as head of the conservative Popular Party after being ousted as prime minister last week, said Wednesday he plans to quit politics altogether.
5 Jun 2018
Mariano Rajoy, a major figure of Spanish politics over the past 14 years, announced Tuesday he will quit as head of the conservative Popular Party (PP) after being ousted as prime minister last week.
1 Jun 2018
Spain's parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party's corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over.
15 May 2018
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalonia's new separatist leader Quim Torra said Tuesday they were willing to meet, as the regional president prepares to form a government and keep fighting to break from Spain. Torra made a request to meet Rajoy earlier in the day from Berlin, where he was visiting deposed Catalan leader…
4 Feb 2018
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sunday called on Catalan separatists to choose a regional leader who respects the law to replace exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont, who faces arrest if he returns to Spain.
29 Dec 2017
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday denounced as "absurd" the idea that ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont could govern from Belgium where he is in self-imposed exile to avoid arrest.
17 Dec 2017
FIFA has confirmed that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended from the 2018 Russia World Cup because of political interference.
12 Nov 2017
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sunday 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.
7 Nov 2017
Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday slammed the European Union for backing what he termed Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's "coup d'etat".
29 Oct 2017
The match brings the favourite teams of the Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and Spanish Primer Minister Mariano Rajoy, who is a fan of Real Madrid.